The 2022 Car Guide’s Best Bargains: Chevrolet Corvette

The 2022 Car Guide's Best Bargains: Chevrolet Corvette

Every year, The car guide reveals a list of Best Buys for all different vehicle categories in the industry.

When it comes to premium sports cars, emotion is what drives customers. Some manufacturers distinguish themselves with exceptional, albeit very expensive products.

The winner

For 2022, the Chevrolet Corvette gets our Best Buy award as the popular Porsche 911 slips into second place. The latter remains an excellent sports car, but the Corvette delivers great track performance at a much lower price.

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The current generation introduced for 2020 will be the first ever with a mid-engine configuration, resulting in much better weight distribution and handling levels that rival exotic cars worth two or three times more. The 2022 Chevrolet Corvette starts at $73,348.

Other finalists

Directly behind the Corvette is the Porsche 911. In fact, the narrow gap that separates the two is really just a matter of pricing. The German icon starts at $121,200 and boasts exemplary road and track skills, great build quality and a large selection of models. Too bad it’s so expensive.

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As for third place, we chose a different car from Stuttgart. Actually two: the Porsche 718 Boxster and Porsche 718 Cayman, the latter with a fixed hardtop. Both are cheaper than the 911 and deliver remarkable handling. Besides, the next generation will be all-electric, so grab a sample of the conventionally powered models while you still can.

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