If you ever conducted a research about sports sedans, you must have been staggered, just like us, by the sheer number of available options on the market. It seems that every single manufacturer feels obliged to add a sports version to the lineup, and it makes us think that it must be some sort of a tradition in the auto industry. Taking into account this broad selection, it gets super tricky to determine which sports sedans of 2018 deserve the title of the best ones.
BMW M3: bmw.com/en/all-models/m-series/m3-sedan/2017/at-a-glance.htm
In 2018 the second facelift was given to M3, but do not expect to see major redesign, frankly only the front fascia was updated to match M4 Coupe. The engine bay is also avoiding any modifications and will remain represented by a 3.0 Liter bi-turbo straight-six with 431 horses.
Audi RS 3: audi.com/en/models/rs-r8/rs-3.html
While the sportback AKA hatchback version of this car is enjoying great sales in Europe, the 40 % of all Audi RS3 sedan body sales are expected to take place in North America. The 2.5 Liter inline five-cylinder engine that is concealed under the bonnet is the most powerful 5-cylinder in the world making 400 horsepower.
Audi A7: audiusa.com/models/audi-a7
The new generation of Audi A7 has been introduced to the world and the seal of top secret dropped. As expected the model is based on the Prologue Concept and has many design features similar to the 2018 flagship A8.
2018 Kia Stinger: kia.com/us/en/content/vehicles/upcoming-vehicles/2018-stinger
Kia Stringer GT is a low sedan with typical Kia “tiger-nose” that is, however, elongated to give the car a more aggressive, sporty look.
Subaru WRX STI: subaru.com/vehicles/wrx/index.html
This is the fourth year of Subaru WRX STI’s fourth generation and it deserved an update, even though a minor one. In 2018 this automobile is getting a refreshed front fascia, revised suspension, new Brembo brakes and 19-inch wheels.
Lexus GS F: lexus.com/models/GSF
Lexus GS F is a borderline sports sedan that aspireі to challenge the title of a supersedan but falls a little bit short in terms of power.
Cadillac ATS V: cadillac.com
Cadillac ATS V is a great combination of sporty performance and style that is on par with the best representatives of the European and Japanese made sedans.
Dodge Charger Daytona 392: dodge.com/charger.html
Dodge Charger continues giving us amazing muscle car experience, with the convenience of a four door 5-seater. In 2018 the lineup of Chargers’ accounts for 11 models, starting with rather humble SXT with 292 horses and going all the way up to the Hellcat that scares off competition with 707 horsepower.
Infiniti Q50 Sport: infinitiusa.com/sedan/q50/gallery.html
Q50 is a sport sedan that features a 400 horsepower 3-0 Liter twin turbo V6 gasoline engine with the price tag or $53,000, or there is a hybrid version available with MSRP starting at $52,600 and equipped with a 360 hp hybrid powertrain.
Alfa Romeo Giulia: alfaromeo.co.uk/models/giulia-quadrifoglio
Giulia Quadrifoglio modification brings the phrase sports sedan to the whole new level. This vehicle was created to combine the comfort of a daily sedan with the performance similar to that of Mercedes C63 AMG S and BMW M3.