Bang For Your Bucks 2016: $50-100K Contenders

Bang For Your Bucks 2016: $50-100K Contenders

Fast fighters: Meet out 10 contenders

Ford mustang gtFord Mustang GT
All style and no substance, or has this modern-day muscle car got the grunt to match its glamour?

Ford XR6 SprintFord XR6 Sprint
Can’t argue with 370kW/650Nm for $55K, but success will depend on getting it to the tarmac.

Merc-amg a45Mercedes-AMG A45
Redefined hot hatch speed upon its release, but this is the A45’s first time in the BFYB pressure-cooker.

Ford XR8 SprintFord XR8 Sprint
More expensive but slightly more powerful than its turbo six twin, which Sprint is faster?

Audi TT SAudi TT S
Plenty of dynamic talent in the new TT, but only scrapes under the $100K by the barest of margins.

Audi RS3Audi RS3
The fastest hot hatch we’ve ever tested. If it can achieve similar numbers, it could be in with a shout.

BMW M135iBMW M135i
Last year’s champion returns for another bout, but it’s a much tougher field in 2016.

Holden SS-V RedlineHolden SS-V Redline
Undoubtedly the best Holden ever, but there’s no sentimentality critera at Bang For Your Bucks.

BMW M2BMW M2 Pure
Proper M-cars at BFYB have been few and far between, making the M2 an unknown quantity.

Chrysler 300 coreChrysler 300 Core
If there really isn’t any substitute for cubic inches, the 6.4-litre V8 300 should perform extremely well.

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