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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5

Rivals

Porsche Cayman (05-12)

5 out of 5 5.0

The Cayman blends sublime handling, perfect balance and great performance to make one of the most perfect driver's cars around. Compared to the iconic 911, it's affordable and less intimidating to drive too. The engine is actually mounted in the middle, so there's less weight over the back wheels, while seemingly endless amounts of grip and zero... read more

PROS

Perfectly balanced, sublime to drive, superb performance, affordable prices, surprisingly practical

CONS

Miserly standard equipment levels, expensive options

Last time the Mercedes-Benz SLK received the AMG treatment, it was fitted with a supercharged 3.2-litre V6 engine. The second-generation gets a substantially larger V8. It may be badged 55 but it actually uses a normally aspirated 5.4-litre engine with 360bhp. However, thanks to the light weight of the roadster, it has superb acceleration and pace,... read more

PROS

Thundering performance, AMG styling, superb engine, sharp handling

CONS

Not as nimble as a Porsche Boxster, slow-witted manual mode

Nissan 370Z Coupe

4.5 out of 5 4.5

Nissan has a long heritage of building sharp handling Z-badged sports cars going back to the 1960s and this smart looking coupe is the current custodian of that moniker. With a rumbling V6 engine, heavy manual gearchange and low-slung driving position it's very much in the mould of the old-testament two-seater performance coupes that precede... read more

PROS

  • Fast
  • Fun
  • Good value
  • Non-turbo V6

CONS

  • Heavy controls
  • Boot space
  • Expensive Nismo
  • Lack of refinement

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