Fortunately for those of us who can only dream of being out on the track swapping paint this weekend, race cars aren’t the only fast cars. In fact, what qualified as supercar speeds only a few years ago can be had for less than $40,000 today. If that sounds like your definition of value, here’s a list of cars for you.

We used Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price to qualify the vehicles as available for less than $40,000 in the real world, and referenced the manufacturers' 0-60 mph times/estimates to rank them. But don’t get caught up in the finishing order, this list is less of a competition and more of a celebration of the incredible power and acceleration available for not much more than the average price paid for a new car in 2016.

 

 

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