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10 greatest sports cars in the world

December 01, 2013 06:53 IST

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While there are many sports cars in the world, only a few can claim to be truly amazing.

Let's take a look at some of the best sports cars of all time.

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Image: A view of Lamborghini Miura.

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Porsche 911

Company: Porsche AG

Headquarters: Stuttgart, Germany

Production: 1963–present

Porsche 911, one of the oldest sports coupe still in production, has been constantly ranked as the best sports car in the world.

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Image: Russia's tennis player Maria Sharapova celebrates after winning a Porsche 911 4S in Stuttgart, Germany.
Photographs: Michael Dalder/Reuters

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Chevrolet Corvette

Company: Chevrolet

Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Production: 1953–present

Chevrolet Corvette, which has been named after a small, manoeuvrable warship called corvette, comes as two-door convertible and two-door coupe.

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Image: Three Chevrolet Corvettes on sale in Escondido, California.
Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters

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Mercedes-Benz SL

Company: Mercedes-Benz

Headquarters: Stuttgart, Germany

Production: 1954–present

Mercedes-Benz SL, which comes as two-door roadster and two-door coupe, is one of the most famous sports cars in the world.

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Image: A view of Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG in New York.
Photographs: Andrew Burton/Reuters

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Mazda MX-5 Miata

Company: Mazda

Headquarters: Hiroshima, Japan

Production: 1989–present

Mazda MX-5 Miata, which is a roadster, is one of the best-selling two-seat convertibles in the world.

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Image: A view of Mazda MX-5 Miata in Detroit, Michigan.
Photographs: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

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Shelby Cobra

Company: AC Cars

Headquarters: Surrey, United Kingdom

Production: 1961–1967

Shelby Cobra, which was a two-door roadster, was a racing legend that is still loved to this day.

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Image: A view of Shelby Cobra in New York.
Photographs: Seth Wenig/Reuters

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Dodge Viper

Company: Dodge

Headquarters: Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States

Production: 1992–present

Dodge Viper, which has a 400 horsepower V10 engine under its bonnet, was expected to be a limited-edition novelty but it proved its critics wrong by becoming a full-fledged production car.

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Image: A view of Dodge Viper on display in New York.
Photographs: Keith Bedford/Reuters

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Jaguar E-Type

Company: Jaguar Land Rover

Headquarters: Coventry, United Kingdom

Production: 1961–1974

Jaguar E-Type, which has been called one of the most beautiful cars in the world, became a darling of car enthusiasts soon after its launch.

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Image: A view of Jaguar E-Type in New York.
Photographs: Chip East/Reuters

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Acura NSX

Company: Honda

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan

Production: 1990–2005

Acura NSX, which was a two-door coupe, is set to go back into production in 2015 with an all-wheel drive V6 hybrid powertrain.

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Image: A view of Acura NSX in Los Angeles.
Photographs: Jim Ruymen/Reuters

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Ferrari 250 GTO

Company: Ferrari

Headquarters: Maranello, Italy

Production: 1953 to 1964

Ferrari 250 GTO, which had a V12 engine under its bonnet, made its debut on a race track in 1953.

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Image: Ferrari 250 GTO.
Photographs: Source: ferrari.com

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Lamborghini Miura SVJ

Company: Lamborghini

Headquarters: Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy

Production: 1966–72

Lamborghini Miura SVJ, which was a two-door coupe, won the hearts with its sleek styling and revolutionary design.


Image: A view of Lamborghini Miura SVJ in Geneva, Switzerland.
Photographs: Reuters

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