7 sports cars you can drive every day

Put some fun in your commute

Sports cars are undeniably cool but often so cramped and unsuited for city driving that they're literally a pain in the rump. No wonder most shoppers dismiss them as pricey weekend playthings — or worse, midlife crisis clichés. But what if you could get most of the head-turning style and performance in a ride that won't break your back or your bank account? Now would you consider taking one to work? We think we've found seven 2013 sports models you can drive every day. Let's be clear. Our picks are either true two-seaters or have a back seat that's so small and cramped no one in their right mind would want to climb back there. That's part of what makes a sports car a sports car. Since we know you'll be driving in traffic, we've priced them with automatic transmissions. Yet five still cost less than $30,000 (including delivery charge) and get more than 30 miles per gallon on the highway. One's actually a hybrid — yeah, a hybrid sports car, what will they think of next? — that's rated at 36 mpg in the city. Let's start with a true classic ...

By Russ Heaps
Interest.com Contributing Editor
June 12, 2013