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Porsche 911 Turbo
Porsche 911 Turbo
From $128,700
480-hp six-cylinder
0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds

The experience: With its prototypical sports-car shape, this machine of bank-account destruction (to cover speeding tickets) won me over at the first squirt of throttle. The Turbo used to be a scary monster, but now those genius Germans have made the car much more powerful - and, counterintuitively, much easier to handle. It wins as a daily driver as well as the most usable supercar.

The verdict: Once again Porsche has built the ultimate rear-engine high-performance car.

Last updated November 03 2008: 8:49 AM ET
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