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That's How I Roll: 2014's Sportscars

by Tech Team
31 Jul 2017 | 2:10 PM

Imagine driving down a long and winding highway with virtually no traffic, no hassles, and no speed limit. You've got your woman by your side, the slacked jaws of bystanders ogling at your ride in the rearview mirror, and the speed of light trapped under your hood as you practically floor the gas pedal and speed away into the sunset.

Now, snap back to reality. You might not necessarily have Scarlett Johansson staring longingly at you from the passenger seat. The family sedan might not pack as much punch under the hood. And, of course, you have to keep your speed in check lest you want to give traffic enforcers a free meal.

While these may be realities of everyday driving, every man still dreams of driving a sports car. It is the dream that makes the man and it is that same the dream that makes him strive on and work hard. And that's just how we men roll, after all.

For all you speed freaks, car aficionados, and lovers of the finer things in life, here are the top Philippine release sports cars you can drive all day long and ogle all night long.

Toyota 86
The Toyota 86 is a product of years of precise engineering experience, sheer innovation, and a lengthy racing heritage. With its sleek style and outstanding handling, the 86 is should be a top contender if you're shopping for a sports car that has both aesthetics and performance.

Hyundai Genesis Coupe
This rugged beauty combines sportiness and luxury. Featuring the raw power of the Lambda 3.8 engine and Theta 2.0 engine, the Genesis Coupe gives drivers a dynamic driving experience unlike any other. It comes in 8-speed automatic transmission as well as 6-speed manual transmission.

Ford Mustang
True to its name, this rip-roaring machine has all the raw power that its counterpart in the animal kingdom has, and then some. With a jaw-dropping 420 horsepower and 529Nm of torque, this baby. And let's not forget its rugged good looks either. The Mustang is one fine beast that can't be tamed. You're just there to enjoy the ride.

Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Not too many brands have as much luxury and performance as an MB. The SLK roadster (200, 250, and 300) packs an impressive acceleration to the tune of a jaw-dropping 0-100 KM/H at a mere 7.3 seconds (5.6 for the 350 SLK). Truly the Mercedes-Benz is a living testament to German technological efficiency.

Whether it is in the interior or on the exterior, the Z4 packs beauty and performance in one punch. The Bavarian Motor Works Z4 features electric power steering, brake energy regeneration, eight-speed sport automatic transmission, and auto start stop function. 

Porsche Boxters/911
Who wouldn't want to drive a Porsche? It is a name synonymous with luxury sports cars. Whether it is a Boxter or a 911 in its many variances, this car is the epitome of freedom on the road and is the stuff that dreams are made of for any driving enthusiast.

Few things in life can give a man as much pride and joy as driving a rugged, powerful sports car. The mere sound a revving, well-oiled engine with the speed of light trapped under the hood is almost as good as any thrilling experience. Do yourself a favor and test drive one of these beauties today.