Italian sports cars are no longer a luxury to be enjoyed by the business elite, glitterati and other 1-percenters. Fiat will be resurrect its famed roadster this summer and sell it a reasonable price.
With the base model available for less than $25,000, the Fiat 124 Spider will be the everyman’s (sorta-) Italian sports car.
Well, if we’re being literal, the 2017 124 Spider, which is based heavily on the current generation MX-5 Miata, will be assembled in Mazda’s Hiroshima Plant in Japan, making the reborn roadster something of a spaghetti eastern.
Regardless of where it’s built, the exterior styling and the turbocharged 1.4-liter inline-four cylinder engine are both as Italian as grandma’s home cooking (not my grandma, per se, but you know what I mean).
In honor of this victory for the workingman, we’ve assembled a list of the top affordable sports cars on the new car market today. This list includes performance-oriented coupes and convertibles (sorry hot hatch fans) that are available with an manufacturer suggested retail price of $35,000 or less.
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