Performance car

Performance car may refer to one of the following.


A vehicle designed for acceleration or cornering speed, such as the following categories:

  • Grand tourer — a luxury performance car designed for high speed and long-distance driving
  • Hot hatch — a high-performance version of mass-produced hatchback model
  • Muscle car — a large American rear-wheel drive car with a V8 engine
  • Sports car — a small, lightweight car designed for handling
  • Sports sedan — a high-performance version of a sedan model
  • Supercar — an expensive high-end sports car, with hypercars being the most expensive and fastest supercars.

The above categories are subjective, and can be overlaps between categories.