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5. Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
The seventh generation of the storied Corvette was released after a large marketing campaign that built up high hopes for America’s Sportscar. To everyone’s relief, those hopes were not only satisfied, but have been widely surpassed thanks to GM relying heavily on cutting-edge technologies and building techniques. The 6.2-liter V-8 engine is sinisterly powerful, belting out 455 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. Chevrolet did not make the Corvette Stingray just about gobs of power, blessing the car with incredibly precise steering and a tight suspension that provides a level of refinement never before seen in the model’s history. There is even a fair amount of debate about whether the car is better than the venerable Porsche 911, with a fair amount of automotive experts saying the two cars are at least on par with one another, if not that the Stingray is the better vehicle.