7 Super Cars That Save You Money
Cars that save money and are easy on the eyes aren’t a myth. We know of 7 amazing cars that save you money. Let’s find out more.
The fact that muscle and sports cars only belong in the garages of those who can afford to maintain such expensive rides is a myth. Sure, repairs and insurance will still take a big chunk of the yearly upkeep, but fuel is the biggest, often most unpredictable expensive with heavy-duty vehicles.
Dubai’s fuel prices continue to surge every few months, with the most recent increase being Super 98 at Dh2.61 (up from Dh2.59 in September 2018) and Special 95 at Dh2.50 (up from Dh2.48 last month). Diesel price has been fixed at Dh2.76 per litre (from Dh2.64 in September).
Keeping the needs of conscious buyers in mind – automotive brands are introducing vehicles that provide high-octane features with decent mileage. Here are our top seven:
Alfa Romeo 4C
This two-seater convertible sports car features 240 hp, a four-cylinder turbo engine and is known for being one of the best Italian sports cars. Though it lacks in space and cargo, the Alfa Romeo 4C delivers fantastic handling, brisk acceleration, and good fuel economy at 15km/L.
Known as the champion of Ford’s muscle car repertoire, this vehicle is always ready for action with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine, delivering 325 net hp at 12km/L. Alternatively, the 5.0L Ti-VCT provides 421 net hp and economy of around 8.8 km/L.
Giving you 7.1/L, the Toyota 86 provides slick handling, inviting interior and intuitive tech features. Its four-cylinder engine delivers 200 horsepower, and a full tank will last you for about 700 kilometres.
Nissan 370 Z
The 370Z provides 332-horsepower from a 3.7-litre V-6, and what’s maybe impressive about the car is that it still manages to squeeze out the mileage of 8.1 kilometres per litre in the city. It’s may not be the best in terms of efficiency, but it sure has a lot of power.
The Infiniti G37
With a 3.7-litre engine and a seven-speed automatic transmission, the G37 can go from 0 to 96.6 kilometres per hour in just 5.8 seconds — and it still gets around 11.5 kilometres/L.
Yes, it’s true, some of Porsche’s sports cars are easy on the gas as well. With a 255-horsepower, a 2.9-litre engine propels the Boxster 0 to 96.6 kilometres per hour in just 5.4 seconds. The combined fuel economy ranges at 9.7/L.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK250
With fuel consumption of a jaw-dropping 4.9 litres per 100 kilometres, it is the most economical roadster in its segment. With just a 1.8-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, the SLK250 produces 201-horsepower and 229 ft-lb of torque. You can also find it in a hardtop convertible variation.
Originally published Oct 30, 2018 01:00:10 AM, updated Jun 06, 2021