The 15 Best V8-Powered New Cars

Need a V8 in your life? You can't go wrong with the cars on this list.


The age of turbocharging is upon us—but that doesn't mean you can't still buy a good V8-powered car. In fact, there are a bunch of great V8s on sale today. Here are some of the best, according to you.

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Ferrari 488 Pista

The Pista is a hardcore track-ready version of the already fantastic 488 GTB, powered by a 711-horsepower variant of the company's 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8. It also looks awesome.

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Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Coupe

Though Mercedes uses its 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 in a lot of its new cars, the AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Coupe is worth singling out because it makes the most power. With 630 horsepower and 627 lb.-ft. of torque, it's even more powerful than the company's top-tier AMG GT R supercar.

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Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro

That's not to say the GT R doesn't belong on this list, because it certainly does. It's AMG's flagship track machine, shown here in "Pro" form featuring upgraded aerodynamics for the fastest-possible lap times. with barely any miles on it for sale on eBay right now.

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Aston Martin Vantage

The new Vantage actually sources its engine from Mercedes. It's the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 found in pretty much every AMG car today, retuned by Aston's engineers and paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It still sounds wonderful. has just over 5000 miles on it, and it's painted in a beautiful shade of blue.

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Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Luckily for V8 fans everywhere, the Shelby GT350 Mustang is still available from dealerships. With 526 horsepower from its flat-plane crank 5.2-liter Voodoo V8, it's the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 car you can purchase new today. with just 38 miles on the clock you can own today.

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Ford Mustang GT

Though it may not be as exotic as the GT350's motor, the 5.0-liter V8 in the Mustang GT still deserves some recognition. It's a seriously good engine with plenty of power and lots of noise. with basically no options you can buy off eBay today.

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The new M5's engine may be an evolution of the company's previous twin-turbo M V8, but that doesn't make it any less exciting. We've driven it multiple times already, and we can promise you it is certainly not slow. In fact, thanks to the car's new AWD system, it can get to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds. Absurd. can be yours.

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Camaro ZL1 1LE

The Camaro ZL1 1LE is the greatest track car GM has ever made, thanks in part to the car's wonderful 650-horsepower supercharged V8, also found in the Corvette Z06. It also has working aerodynamics and a trick Multimatic suspension. with just 3300 miles on it for sale on eBay right now.

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McLaren Senna

The Senna sources its power from the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo motor found in the 720S, here making 789 horsepower versus just 710. That extra power combined with less weight an a bunch of aero makes for a massively impressive track machine.

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Dodge SRT Challenger Hellcat Redeye

Sadly, you can't buy a Demon anymore because they're all sold out. But the Hellcat Redeye is very much still available. It puts out 797 horsepower using a retuned Demon motor, and it fulfills every nostalgia-filled muscle car fantasy you've ever had. painted in a stunning gunship gray paint, and has just 20 miles on the odometer.

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Dodge Charger Hellcat

Want to experience the Hellcat but need more doors? Well, thankfully, Dodge offers the Charger with that 717-horsepower supercharged V8 as well. You can't get it in Redeye form, sadly, but honestly, we're not sure you'll need those extra 80 horses. is brand-new, and you can own it.

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Lexus LC500

Who would've thought that Lexus, of all manufacturers, would be the carmaker to keep naturally aspirated V8s around? The company uses its 5.0-liter unit in the RC F, GS F, and this car, the beautiful LC500. has 12,000 miles on it, and you can buy it now for just under $75,000.

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Lexus GS F

The new Lexus GS F is the future classic no one's talking about. In addition to that fantastic motor, it, sounds phenomenal, and drives great. Plus, because it's a Lexus sedan, it blends into any crowd of normal commuter cars. painted in a bright shade of orange on eBay right now.

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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

The ZR1 is the fastest, most powerful Corvette in history. Though it doesn't use a DOHC setup like the original ZR1, the new dry-sump LT5 pushes out 755 horsepower and 715 lb.-ft. of torque thanks to a gigantic supercharger that pokes out of the hood. painted in white is sitting at a dealership in Indiana, and you can own it.

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Jaguar F-Type SVR

If a killer exhaust note is what you're searching for, it's hard to argue against the Jaguar F-Type SVR. In addition to the 5.0-liter supercharged V8's ferocious growl, the car's exhaust makes tons of pops and bangs on overrun. has over 12,000 miles on it, and can be yours for under $100,000.

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