07/15/2014 12:27 pm ET Updated Sep 14, 2014

Best New Sports Cars (PHOTOS)

When it comes to sports vehicles, the Porsche 911 has traditionally been king. But following close on its tails are nine newcomers ready to challenge its dominance on the road. Porsche fans are almost religious in their fervor, but the Jaguar F-Type, McLaren 650S and the rest of their ilk are sure to make them turn in their pews. Here, nine high-performance vehicles offer a host of state-of-the-art reasons to get behind the wheel. —Frank Vizard

Best New Sports Cars (PHOTOS)

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