Author: Curtis Farrell |
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In the old times, cars were big and powerful. They had extremely voracious engines for an affordable price. Now, everything is different. Cars became highly sophisticated while their power lost the spectacularity. Hopefully, automakers offer additional trims and packages that can boost the power of the base model for a little price.

10. Subaru Impreza

horsepower per dollar

2016 Subaru Impreza © Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.

  • Base Model: 148 hp, $19,090
  • WRX: 268 hp, $27,390 ($69 per additional hp)

9. Dodge Challenger

horsepower per dollar

2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat © Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

  • SXT: 305 hp, $27,990
  • Scat Pack: 485 hp, $39,990 ($67 per additional hp)

8.  Audi A3

horsepower per dollar

2016 Audi A3 © Volkswagen Group

  • 1.8T: 170 hp, $31,825
  • 2.0T: 220 hp, $35,125 ($66 per additional hp)

7. Cadillac ATS

horsepower per dollar

2016 Cadillac ATS © General Motors

  • 2.5: 202 hp, $34,210
  • 3.6: 333 hp, $42,335 ($62 per additional hp)

6. Ford Mustang

horsepower per dollar

2016 Ford Mustang GT © Ford Motor Company

  • V-6: 300 hp, $25,045
  • GT: 435 hp, $33,295 ($61 per additional hp)

5. Ford Focus

horsepower per dollar

2016 Ford Focus RS © Ford Motor Company

  • 2.0-liter: 160 hp, $19,890
  • ST: 252 hp, $25,300 ($59 per additional hp)

4.  Chevrolet Camaro

horsepower per dollar

2015 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 © General Motors

  • 2.0 Turbo: 275 hp, $26,695
  • SS: 455 hp, $37,295 ($59 per additional hp)

3. Lexus RC200t

horsepower per dollar

2016 Lexus RC 200t F SPORT © Toyota Motor Corporation

  • Base Model: 241 hp, $40,935
  • RC350: 306 hp, $43,720 ($43 per additional hp)

2. Cadillac ATS (again)

horsepower per dollar

2016 Cadillac ATS © General Motors

  • 2.5: 202 hp, $34,210
  • 2.0 Turbo: 272 hp, $36,240 ($29 per additional hp)

1. Chevrolet Camaro (again)

horsepower per dollar

2016 Chevrolet Camaro © General Motors

  • 2.0 Turbo: 275 hp, $26,695
  • V-6: 335 hp, $28,190 ($25 per additional hp)