There was once a time when the definition of a sports car was fairly narrow: typically two doors at the very most, with some even claiming that anything with a fixed roof wasn’t a true ‘sports car’ in the traditional sense of the term. In our modern age, there are so many competent performance vehicles out there that it’s possible to apply the sports car label to a much wider range of body styles, drivetrain layouts, and design philosophies. Technology – and a more open mind when it comes to shopping for a new car – has set the modern vehicle buyer free.
We’ve put together a list of some of the most intriguing performance vehicles available for the current model year. Let’s take a quick look at our list of sports cars for 2013.