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Cars That Are As Well Suited To The Track As On The Road
posted on Jun 04 2014 by Kiri Nowak
Want to drive a car that would cut it on the race track as well as the road? There are a few extremely quick cars that have the ability to tear it up on a race track. These cars are fast, powerful and best of all, great fun to drive. If you are looking for a car that offers a little bit more than your everyday driving experience then take your pick from the contenders below.
1. Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TSI R
It may surprise you that the Golf has made this list; however, it is a car with a hidden talent. The VW Golf 2.0 TSI R is actually as powerful and fast as a Porsche Boxter. Yes, this compact hatchback is a racing car in disguise.
It can reach 0 to 62mpg in 5.10 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. You will not be disappointed with the TSI, it has excellent body control as well as being a very comfortable ride. Perhaps the most appealing thing about this car is its very reasonable price. It costs £29,750 on the road but the leasing price is far more affordable.
We have a fantastic deal at the moment on this car, lease the Volkswagen Golf TSI R from £198 a month plus VAT. Click here to view our latest VW Golf lease deals.
2. Mercedes-Benz C Class C63
Any Mercedes fan will testify that Mercedes-Benz cars are beautifully built cars and the C63 is no exception. This car is seriously quick; it can reach 0 to 62mph in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. It achieves this with a very powerful 6.2 litre V8 engine and 451bhp.
The C63 has fantastic grip and excellent pace. It also has some great interior features that come as standard such as heated front seats, stainless steel sports pedals with rubber studs and AMG front sport seats. The on the road price for this car is £55,540.
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3. Maserati Ghibli V6d
This is a BMW 5 series rival that that not only looks impressive but has the ability to deliver on the track. It’s the first Maserati to feature a diesel engine. Press the extremely cool ‘sport’ button and things really start to get exciting. This button makes the throttle more responsive, tightens up the gear ratios and just generally makes the car faster.
The Maserati Ghibli has strong body control and changes direction well. It’s definitely a premium car so it isn’t particularly cheap. The on the road price for this car is £48,600, chances are you will probably find the leasing costs far more appealing.
Lease the Maserati Ghibli from £523 a month plus VAT. Click here to view our latest BMW 5 Series lease deals.
4. Jaguar XF 5.0 V8 Supercharged XFR
The Jaguar XF V8 Supercharged XFR is a very quick car; it does 0 to 62mph in 4.7 seconds. It has a 503bhp supercharged V8 engine which makes it very fast and effective. It is also a classy, stunning car that certainly isn’t hard on the eyes.
It’s the quickest Jaguar in its class, achieving a rapid pace as well as being able to manoeuvre gracefully. With the Jaguar XF you get heated front seats, a 3 spoke leather steering wheel and interior mood lighting as standard.
The engine sounds fantastic and you will feel a rush of adrenaline as soon as you touch the throttle. If you want to buy this car outright it would set you back £63,780.
Lease the Jaguar XF V8 Supercharged XFR from £553 a month plus VAT. Click here to view our latest Jaguar XF lease deals.