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Best Luxury Sports Cars for 2022

The best used and new luxury sports cars based on a data-driven analysis of each vehicle's reliability, resale value and safety.

The best luxury sports car is the Porsche 911 based on our analysis of 12 million vehicles to assess their reliability, resale value and safety. Its overall rating of 8.7 out of 10 reflects the 911’s reliability, value retention and safety scores. A new Porsche 911 costs between $101,200 and $207,000 while a used version costs between $101,613 and $304,899. This luxury sports car can seat up to 4 people and is EPA rated to deliver up to 21 miles per gallon in mixed city/highway driving.

The Luxury Sports Car category consists of 40 models priced between $41,750 and $500,000 for new vehicles and between $29,987 and $349,992 for used vehicles. iSeeCars has sufficient vehicle data to rate and rank 28 of these 40 models based on their reliability, value retention and safety scores.

A luxury sports car needs to meet a high standard of performance, comfort, and styling. Buyers in this category are paying a premium price, and they expect a high-performance driving experience that includes strong horsepower, nimble handling, and confident brakes.

In the past, premium two-seater sports cars typically included a fairly basic powertrain. A normally-aspirated six-cylinder or V8 engine mounted ahead of a manual transmission and featuring a rear-wheel-drive layout. But many of today's luxury sports cars leverage high-horsepower components, such as superchargers or twin-turbos, along with high-tech adaptive suspensions, automatic transmissions, and all-wheel drive. Modern engine technology can even produce reasonable fuel economy figures for many of these sports cars, though if you plan on tracking mpg you might be shopping in the wrong category.

The best luxury sports cars blend supercar performance with luxury sedan appointments. They can utilize a rear-engine layout like the top-ranked Porsche 911, a mid-engine layout like the Lotus Evora, or a front-engine layout like the BMW 8 Series and Mercedes-AMG GT. These models also feature advanced infotainment systems with touchscreen controls, and many offer a convertible or removable hardtop to provide an open-air experience on the road.

Because these are the best luxury sports cars, you won't find cars like the Mazda Miata, Nissan GT-R, or Toyota Supra here, as they come from mainstream brands and are featured on our Best Sports Cars list. The same can be said for cars from brands like Bentley, Ferrari, and Lamborghini, as their high starting prices put them in the exotic car category.

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A luxury sports car needs to meet a high standard of performance, comfort, and styling. Buyers in this category are paying a premium price, and they expect a high-performance driving experience that includes strong horsepower, nimble handling, and confident brakes.

In the past, premium two-seater sports cars typically included a fairly basic powertrain. A normally-aspirated six-cylinder or V8 engine mounted ahead of a manual transmission and featuring a rear-wheel-drive layout. But many of today's luxury sports cars leverage high-horsepower components, such as superchargers or twin-turbos, along with high-tech adaptive suspensions, automatic transmissions, and all-wheel drive. Modern engine technology can even produce reasonable fuel economy figures for many of these sports cars, though if you plan on tracking mpg you might be shopping in the wrong category.

The best luxury sports cars blend supercar performance with luxury sedan appointments. They can utilize a rear-engine layout like the top-ranked Porsche 911, a mid-engine layout like the Lotus Evora, or a front-engine layout like the BMW 8 Series and Mercedes-AMG GT. These models also feature advanced infotainment systems with touchscreen controls, and many offer a convertible or removable hardtop to provide an open-air experience on the road.

Because these are the best luxury sports cars, you won't find cars like the Mazda Miata, Nissan GT-R, or Toyota Supra here, as they come from mainstream brands and are featured on our Best Sports Cars list. The same can be said for cars from brands like Bentley, Ferrari, and Lamborghini, as their high starting prices put them in the exotic car category.

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1. Porsche 911 Coupe

#9 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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8.7 / 10
  • Reliability 8.4 / 10
  • Value Retention 9.1 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

2. Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

#10 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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8.6 / 10
  • Reliability 8.4 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.7 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

3. Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

#1 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #5 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #6 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

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8.5 / 10
  • Reliability 8.6 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.5 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

4. Porsche 911 Convertible

#2 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #6 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #7 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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8.5 / 10
  • Reliability 8.5 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.5 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

5. Audi TT Convertible

#1 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars #1 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #3 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles
iSEECARS SCORE

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8.2 / 10
  • Reliability 9.9 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.6 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

6. Audi TT Coupe

#2 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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8.2 / 10
  • Reliability 9.3 / 10
  • Value Retention 7.0 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

7. BMW Z4

#2 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #3 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars #4 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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8.1 / 10
  • Reliability 9.2 / 10
  • Value Retention 7.0 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

8. Audi S5 Coupe

#4 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.9 / 10
  • Reliability 9.2 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.6 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

9. Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

#3 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #5 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars #5 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.8 / 10
  • Reliability 8.8 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

10. Lexus RC F

#15 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.8 / 10
  • Reliability 7.5 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.1 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

11. Nissan GT-R

#16 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.8 / 10
  • Reliability 7.5 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.1 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

12. Audi S5 Convertible

#7 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #7 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #8 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.7 / 10
  • Reliability 8.5 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.9 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

13. Porsche 718 Boxster

#8 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #15 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #24 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.7 / 10
  • Reliability 7.0 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.3 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

14. Audi TTS

#11 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.6 / 10
  • Reliability 8.4 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

15. Alfa Romeo 4C Convertible

#9 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #10 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #13 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.6 / 10
  • Reliability 7.6 / 10
  • Value Retention 7.7 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

16. Porsche 718 Cayman

#27 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.6 / 10
  • Reliability 6.4 / 10
  • Value Retention 8.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

17. Audi RS 5

#12 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.3 / 10
  • Reliability 7.9 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.7 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

18. BMW M4 Coupe

#21 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.3 / 10
  • Reliability 7.2 / 10
  • Value Retention 7.4 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

19. Audi TT RS

#14 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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7.2 / 10
  • Reliability 7.6 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.7 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

20. Ford GT

#17 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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7.2 / 10
  • Reliability 7.5 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.9 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

21. Audi R8 Convertible

#10 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #11 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #18 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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7.1 / 10
  • Reliability 7.5 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

22. Jaguar F-TYPE Convertible

#12 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #13 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #19 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
iSEECARS SCORE

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7.1 / 10
  • Reliability 7.4 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

23. Audi R8 Coupe

#20 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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7.1 / 10
  • Reliability 7.3 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.9 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

24. Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe

#23 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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7.0 / 10
  • Reliability 7.1 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.9 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

25. BMW M4 Convertible

#14 of 27 Most Reliable Luxury Convertibles #16 of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles #22 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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6.9 / 10
  • Reliability 7.2 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.6 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

26. BMW M2

#25 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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6.9 / 10
  • Reliability 6.8 / 10
  • Value Retention 7.0 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

27. Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Coupe

#26 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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6.8 / 10
  • Reliability 6.6 / 10
  • Value Retention 6.9 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

28. INFINITI Q60

#28 of 40 Most Reliable Luxury Sports Cars
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6.8 / 10
  • Reliability 6.3 / 10
  • Value Retention 7.2 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
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  • Value Retention 8.0 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
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  • Value Retention 7.6 / 10
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  • Value Retention 7.5 / 10
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iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Value Retention 7.0 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Reliability Coming soon
  • Value Retention 6.9 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Reliability Coming soon
  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Value Retention 6.8 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Reliability Coming soon
  • Value Retention 6.7 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Value Retention 6.7 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Reliability Coming soon
  • Value Retention 6.6 / 10
  • Safety Not Available
iSEECARS SCORE

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on an analysis of data from over 12 million cars that assesses how long each vehicle lasts and how well it retains its value over time, along with safety data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association

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  • Reliability Coming soon
  • Value Retention 6.0 / 10
  • Safety Not Available

How We Rank These Cars

iSeeCars Best Car Rankings are calculated based on the latest research by our data science team and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

We analyze data from over 12 million new and used vehicles in our Longest-Lasting Cars and 5-Year Depreciation Studies, combined with the NHTSA's Safety Ratings to give you an unbiased guide to the best vehicles in each segment.

After being evaluated, vehicles with the highest average scores earn a spot in the iSeeCars Best Car Rankings. (No final score is given to vehicles missing a score in any of the categories, but scores for other categories are still shown.)

Vehicles are scored in three categories:

Reliability | 33.3%

The reliability score represents an analysis of iSeeCars' proprietary research on the longest-lasting vehicles.

Value Retention | 33.3%

The value retention score is based on our data science team's statistical analysis and prediction of 5-year depreciation from MSRP to determine which cars hold their value best, using US Bureau of Labor Statistics data to adjust for inflation.

Safety | 33.3%

The safety score is calculated based on the last five years of crash test ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and incorporates the latest Top Safety Pick information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).