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NY auto show sporty cars

The 2016 New York International Auto Show offered a number of 2017 cars that will draw attention when they go on sale — super-sporty cars with growling engines, low-slung designs and price tags fit for celebrity status. But Bankrate also found some surprisingly nimble rides built for the rest of us.

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Jaguar F-Type SVR | Jaguar

Jaguar F-Type SVR

On sale: Summer 2016.

Features: It’s the 1st series production Jaguar to be developed by the company’s Special Vehicle Operations, and comes in coupe and convertible versions, and with a lightweight aluminum body and unique SVR seats with Lozenge Quilt seats.

Performance: It comes with a supercharged, 5-liter V-8 and accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 200 mph in the coupe model, placing it among the fastest-accelerating sports cars.

Toyota 86 | Toyota

Toyota 86

On sale: Fall 2016.

Features: The Scion FR-S gets a new name and more aggressive front and rear styling. Enhanced control and agile performance are achieved through revised shock tuning and changes to the springs.

Performance: This sporty car comes with a 200-horsepower, 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine.

Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet | Mercedes Benz

Mercedes-AMG C63 Cabriolet

On sale: Fall 2016.

Features: This sporty car has a multilayered fabric soft-top with glass window, interior with contrasting top-stitching, wing-like aluminum trim, gauges with a carbon-fiber look, and standard AMG Ride Control suspension for transmission modes to customize the driving experience.

Performance: Mercedes offers a choice of 469-horsepower or 503-horsepower, biturbo, 4-liter V-8.

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Nissan GT-R | Nissan

Nissan GT-R

On sale: Summer 2016.

Features: The Nissan underwent an exterior redesign that increases aerodynamics and gives it a sportier look. A new interior provides a more premium feel, and a new center dashboard layout has been simplified with integrated navigation and audio controls.

Performance: It’s equipped with a 565-horsepower, twin-turbocharged, 3.8-liter V-6.

Mini John Cooper Works Convertible | Mini

Mini John Cooper Works Convertible

On sale: April 2016.

Features: Mini’s fastest, more powerful convertible has an authentic racing feel, LED headlights with white turn signals, power soft-top with sliding roof function, 4 seats and integrated rollover bars.

Performance: The sporty car is powered by a 228-horsepower, twin-turbocharged, 2-liter, 4-cylinder.

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