Fastest and Most Powerful Cars You Can Buy for Under $40,000

October 21st, 2019 by

2020 Nissan Maxima sedan exterior closeup shot of headlights and grille

Cars can get very, VERY fast nowadays. However, most of the fastest cars in the world aren’t for sale or are going to be selling for millions upon millions of dollars. For example, the Bugatti Chiron reaches 304 miles per hour with horsepower ranging from 1,479 to 1,578. However, the most basic, standard Bugatti Chiron model sells for around $3 million. So, what are the faster cars available for the average driver? Here are some of the fastest and most powerful cars on the market that drivers can buy for under $40,000!

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2020 Buick Regal GS exterior shot with red paint color driving through a city

2020 Buick Regal GS

The 2020 Buick Regal GS is equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 310 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $39,995.

 

 

2020 Chevy Camaro exterior shot with blue paint color driving near the sea

2019 Chevy Camaro

The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro is equipped with a 2L turbocharged inline 4 engine that produces 275 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $25,000.

Additional engine options include a 3.6L V6 engine with 335 horsepower and a 6.2L V8 engine with 455 horsepower.

 

 

2020 Chevy Impala exterior side shot with dark blue paint color parked outside a luxury home in the evening

2020 Chevy Impala

The 2020 Chevrolet Impala is equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $31,620.

 

 

2019 Dodge Challenger exterior overhead shot with red paint color parked on a dry desert plain

2019 Dodge Challenger

The 2019 Dodge Challenger is equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $28,095.

Additional engine options include a 5.7L V8 engine with 375 horsepower and a 6.4L V8 engine with 485 horsepower.

 

 

2019 Dodge Charger exterior front shot of grille, headlights, and fascia with white paint color driving down a country highway

2019 Dodge Charger

The 2019 Dodge Charger is equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 292 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $29,470.

Additional engine options include a 5.7L V8 engine with 370 horsepower and a 6.4L V8 engine with 485 horsepower.

 

 

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 exterior front shot of grille and headlights with red paint color and racing stripe down hood

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost and GT

The 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is equipped with a 2.3L turbocharged inline 4 that produces 310 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $26,670.

The 2020 Ford Mustang GT is equipped with a 5L V8 engine that produces 460 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $35,630.

 

 

2019 Honda Civic Type R exterior showcase shot in a dimly lit garage with red paint color

2019 Honda Civic Type R

The 2019 Honda Civic Type R is equipped with a 2L turbocharged inline 4 engine that produces 306 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $36,300.

 

 

2020 Infiniti Q50 exterior shot with red paint color driving by white snowcapped mountains

2020 Infiniti Q50

The 2020 Infiniti Q50 is equipped with a 3L turbocharged V6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $36,400.

On more expensive trim levels, the 2020 Infiniti Q50 bumps horsepower up to 400.

 

 

2019 Kia Stinger exterior shot with red paint color parked in a busy city as traffic and cabs rush by

2019 Kia Stinger GT

The 2019 Kia Stinger GT is equipped with a 3.3L V6 engine that produces 365 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $39,300.

 

 

2020 Nissan 370Z exterior shot with white beige paint color in a black and white background

2020 Nissan 370Z

The 2020 Nissan 370Z is equipped with a 3.7L V6 engine that produces 332 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $30,090.

 

 

2020 Nissan Maxima exterior overhead shot with dark orange paint color in an underground tunnel

2020 Nissan Maxima

The 2020 Nissan Maxima is equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $34,250.

 

 

2020 Subaru WRX STI exterior side shot with gray metallic paint color parked by a bridge at night

2020 Subaru WRX STI

The 2020 Subaru WRX STI is equipped with a 2.5L turbocharged inline 4 engine that produces 310 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $36,995.

 

 

2020 Toyota Avalon exterior shot with red purple paint color driving on a highway near a beach

2020 Toyota Avalon

The 2020 Toyota Avalon is equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 301 horsepower and has a starting MSRP of $35,800.

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Shop for and Test-Drive a Performance Model in Atlanta, GA

From our online inventory of pre-owned vehicles, you can find Camaro, Challenger, Charger, Maxima, Mustang, and more powerful and affordable models listed above available for purchase. Schedule a test drive and contact us for more information. The Carl Black Hiram team can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our store. The Carl Black Hiram Auto Superstore is located in Hiram, Georgia within Paulding County and serves the surrounding cities of Marietta, Rockmart, Dallas, Atlanta, and more, with dedicated pre-owned automotive sales and service!