7 sports cars you can buy in South Africa for less than R750,000

Sports and luxury vehicles remain one of the most popular purchases for High Networth Individuals (HNWIs) in South Africa.

This is according to New World Wealth’s latest South African Wealth Report, which found that South Africa’s HNWIs currently favour luxury SUV’s because of the space they offer as well as their security features.

However the country’s ultra-rich are still buying sports cars according to the report, with Porsche the most popular brand when it comes to revenue earned in South Africa, followed by Ferrari and Bentley.

With the cheapest Porsche coming in at just under R900,000 (R870,000 for the Porsche 718 Cayman) its clear that many of these high-end vehicles are exclusive to the super-rich, however there are still a number of options for South Africans who don’t have several million rand to drop on a high-end sports car.

Below BusinessTech looked at six sports cars you can buy in South Africa that won’t break the bank.


Mazda MX-5 2.0 RF auto from R538,200

  • Engine: 2.0 turbo
  • Torque (maximum): 200 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 118 kW
  • Top speed: 194 km/h


Audi TT coupe 1.8TFSI from R595,000

  • Engine: 1.8 turbo
  • Torque (maximum): 250 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 132 kW
  • Top speed: 241 km/h


Honda Civic Type R from R635,500

  • Engine: 2.0 turbo 
  • Torque (maximum): 400 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 228kW
  • Top speed: 272 km/h


Toyota GT86 from R568,900

  • Engine: 2.0
  • Torque (maximum): 205 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 147 kW
  • Top speed: 226 km/h

 


Abarth 124 Spider Turismo from R655,900

  • Engine: 1.4 turbo
  • Torque (maximum): 240 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 125 kW
  • Top speed: 232 km/h


Nissan 370Z from R676,900

  • Engine: 3.7 litre
  • Torque (maximum): 363 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 245 kW
  • Top speed: 250 km/h


Ford Mustang 2.3T fastback from R728,500

  • Engine: 2.3 litre turbo
  • Torque (maximum): 430 Nm
  • Maximum Power: 233 – 306 kW
  • Top speed: 239 km/h


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