The Lamborghini Aventador puts just as much energy into amassing eyeballs as it does worn-down tire treads.
Sure, there are alternatives, but you'll need to compromise in some way to get any of them.
There's the Ferrari 458 Italia, a sublime sportscar that's giving way to the 488GTB this year; it's bringing turbocharging and a long waiting list to the exotic-car party.
If you're a bit more practical, you might look at the Porsche 911 Turbo and the Audi R8; they're both far more practical, much more comfortable, just about as quick in any real-world scenario, and far more affordable—but also more common as a result.
Mercedes-Benz’s AMG GT has a style all its own, with stunning curves and flares, as well as fearsome performance—but without gullwings, it doesn't quite hit the same extreme high notes as the Lambo.
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|10 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy|
|Premium Unleaded V-12||N/A||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8||Premium Unleaded H-6|
|2-Door Coupe LP 700-4||N/A||2-Door Coupe S||2-Door Coupe Carrera|
|All Wheel Drive||N/A||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||N/A||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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