Since everyone’s idea of the 10 best good-looking sports cars will vary, we might as well have some fun with the notion and make our own claims. What follows are the cars that have somehow stirred our passions, turned our heads and made us wonder how we could afford one. As for that last bit, some cars are more accessible than others. But the unobtainable is always attractive.

Looks are important in sports cars. They don’t necessarily have to be beautiful, but they need to pack a visual impact just as they pack plenty of horsepower. For this list, though, we’ve still taken aesthetics into account. And we’ve taken accounts into account. Many of these choices are relatively affordable.