15 of the Finest Track Day Cars You Can Buy Today

Here are a selection of fantastic street-legal cars that make for great track-ready toys.

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We recently asked you what the greatest new track day cars on the market were. As always, there were a ton of responses, but here are the answers we saw repeated the most.

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BMW
BMW M2 Competition

For 2019, BMW decided to drop the turbocharged straight-six engine from the M3 into the M2, creating the wonderfully cool M2 Competition. It's faster than the normal M2, and thanks to an advanced wet-sump lubrication system designed to keep oil flowing during hard cornering, it's perfect for the track. that's already popped up for sale on eBay.

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Chris Cantle
Nissan GT-R Nismo

The high-output Nismo version of Nissan's GT-R sports additional aero and a 600-horsepower version of that wonderful twin-turbo V6 engine. Track-oriented suspension tuning and super sticky tires round out the four-seater missile of a car. has low mileage, and can be yours.

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McLaren
McLaren Senna

Its looks might not be for everyone, but the McLaren Senna is undeniably one of the fastest new street-legal cars around a track. A carbon monocoque, active aero, and 789 horsepower all come together to make one incredibly capable package.

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Chevrolet
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

If you want to track a new Corvette, you have plenty of trims to choose from. Pretty much every version of the C7 would make an acceptable track car, but we think the Grand Sport is the pick of the lineup. It has all the aero and tire from the Z06, with the base Stingray's wonderful naturally aspirated V8. brand-new, listed for sale right now.

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Richard Pardon
Ford GT

The new Ford GT was built to go racing. It's taken dozens of victories already, and will continue to do so into 2019. The road car is nearly as fast around a track, sporting some wild aerodynamics and a supremely advanced hydraulic suspension. Ford's about to reopen the application process soon, so you better get ready.

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If you buy a BAC Mono, we hope all your friends have cars, too, because you sure won't be giving anyone a ride. As the name suggests, you only get one seat in the BAC Mono.
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BAC Mono

The BAC Mono is one of the most hardcore street-legal cars we've ever seen. As the name suggests, it has a single center seat, not unlike a Formula race car. Everything is controlled via the steering wheel, and it's predictably wild to drive.

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Ford
Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

This year is the last year for GT350 production, so you best get your order in quickly. That 526-horsepower flat-plane crank V8 isn't going to rev itself past 8000 RPM, is it? has just 1800 miles on the clock, and can be yours.

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Jamey Price
Ariel Atom

The Atom was one of the first cars to catch the wave of modern-day track toys with its open cockpit and tube-frame body. It's still sold today, and it's still incredibly quick.

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Porsche
Porsche 911 GT3

The GT3 is all new for 2018, featuring a 500-horsepower naturally aspirated flat-six that can rev to 9000 RPM and an optional six-speed manual. Sure, it's not as hardcore as the GT3 RS, but if you're looking for pure fun on track rather than lap times, we'd recommend the normal GT3. sports the manual, and it's painted in a lovely shade of gray.

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Autocar
Caterham Seven 620R

How do you make one of the greatest track cars even better? Give it a supercharger and a sequential gearbox, of course. The 311-horsepower 620R is the most manic Seven in Caterham's lineup, so you better be ready for it to bite back when you get behind the wheel.

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Club

The new Miata isn't only great on the street—it makes for a solid track day car as well. Choose the Club package, and you get better suspension and a limited-slip differential. You can further option a set of sweet BBS wheels and bigger Brembo brakes. with low mileage for sale on eBay right now.

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KTM
KTM X-Bow

The KTM X-Bow is what happens when a motorcycle company decides to start making cars. It's an open-cockpit mid-engine pocket rocket with wild looks that's incredibly fun to drive.

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Matt Tierney
Lotus Evora 400

As as Lotus still sells cars in the United States, you bet they'll be on this list. The Evora 400 is more than competent enough to be flung around on a circuit from sunrise to sunset without skipping a beat. Also, it has four seats, so your friends and family can join in the fun too. Just remember to bring helmets. with just 423 miles is up for bidding right now.

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Factory Five
Factory Five 818

Factory Five, the same people behind some of the best Shelby Cobra replicas around, has its own car too: The 818. It's a kit car that uses a boxer-four from a Subaru WRX, mounted behind the driver powering the rear wheels. It weighs virtually nothing, and makes for one solid track machine. is up for sale on eBay Motors.

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Chevrolet
Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE

Chevy hit the nail on the head with the new Camaro, and the track-minded 1LE trim takes it even further with a retuned suspension, bigger brakes, and an electronically controlled limited-slip differential. It's a muscle car that can truly do it all. has just 5500 miles on the odometer, and can be yours for $35,000.

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