If you look at a list of the top 10 luxury vehicles sold in Canada last year, you’ll notice that two-door sports coupes were noticeably absent.
But that’s not to say that there’s no viable market for traditional 2-door sports coupes. The most popular 2-door sports coupe in Canada is the venerable Ford Mustang. If you’d prefer something more upscale, there are many options. And you don’t have to break the bank for one either.
Here are 5 of the top 2-door sports coupes you can get behind the wheel of for around $100K.
2021 Mercedes-AMG E53
If you’re familiar with the brand, you’ll notice that the Mercedes-AMG E53 sports coupe has a new front-end design for the 2021 model year. It features an AMG-specific radiator grille, flatter all-LED headlights, and A-shaped bumper.
The coupe has a 3.0-litre 6-cylinder inline engine with an exhaust gas turbocharger and electric auxiliary compressor. It also reaches a top speed of 210 km/h or 250 km/h with the AMG Driver’s Package option, generates 429 hp, and produces 384 ft-lb of peak torque.
2022 Lexus LC
With its high-performance platform, naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8 or multi-stage hybrid powertrain, and driver-focused cockpit, this 2-door coupe is designed to be responsive. The LC 500 comes with 471 hp, 10-speed direct-shift automatic transmission, and more.
Among other things, it comes with the Lexus Safety System + that includes pre-collision system, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beam, and dynamic radar cruise control.
2022 BMW 8 Series Coupe
The BMW 8 Series Coupe boasts luxurious materials with stylish contrast stitchings and decorative elements intended to enhance the sporty interior. This is underscored by the positioned perforations and unique quilting of the optional multi-functional seats.
The coupe achieves a peak output of 523 hp with a maximum torque of 553 ft-lb. It also features an 8-speed steptronic sport transmission, all-wheel drive, integral active steering that combines support that varies based on the steering angle on the front axle, and more.
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4
The interior of the 718 Cayman GT4 is designed for performance ergonomics. Its distinctive exterior styling includes a front apron with a prominent front spoiler lip, side air intakes with sideblades and embossed GT4 logo, and a rear apron with a diffuser.
This coupe has 414 hp, has 309 ft-lb in maximum torque, goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, and has a top speed of 304 km/h.
2022 Jaguar F-Type
This Jaguar coupe features a top speed of 285 km/h, acceleration of 0 to 110 km/h in 4.6 seconds, 428 lb-ft in maximum torque, and maximum power of 444 hp. Exterior features include premium LED headlights with signature daytime running lights, rear camera, and front and rear parking aid. It also comes with sports seats made from grained leather and suede-cloth facings.
Check out these coupe options
If you’re in the market for a luxury 2-door sports coupe and you have a budget for around $100K, then the 5 entries above are a great place to start. It’s not a comprehensive list, by any means, but it’ll give you a snapshot of some of the options out there.