2012 COTY winner is still a favourite on-road, thanks to entertaining rear-drive dynamics. Subaru sells one-fifth as many of the near-identical BRZ.
Base 1.6 is hardly sporty, but it has the looks to classify it as a sports car. Turbo adds more spark while maintaining the innovative three-and-a-half door body.
BMW 4 SERIES COUPE/CONVERTIBLE
Fresh name hasn’t deterred buyers from what used to be known as the 3 Series Coupe/Convertible. Turbocharged four-pots suit rear-drive dynamics, too.
BMW 2 SERIES COUPE/CONVERTIBLE
Last of the rear-drive 2s are also proving popular ahead of a shift to front-wheel drive. Get one while you can.
MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS COUPE/CONVERTIBLE
Spacious by two-door standards and with plenty of grace, especially from the punchy twin-turbo V6 in the E400.
*Source: FCAI, VFACTS. Sales figures January-October 2015.
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