Lightest Sports Cars – Infographic & Posters
If you love sports cars and want a free poster or infographic, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I will share a series of posters and an infographic I made for the lightest sports cars on the market today.
Lightest Weight Sports Cars – Free Poster Downloads
With car manufacturers fighting the horsepower war, one key attribute is often overlooked. That is the weight. True car enthusiasts will agree. From responsive handling to feeling connected to the car, a lightweight sports car typically equates to fun. This article covers the ten lightest, most fun, sports cars you can buy today.
To celebrate such amazing cars, I’ve illustrated each car in poster format. Also, there’s a single infographic to check out.
From linework car illustrations to laying out the posters and infographics, designing these was a ton of fun! I hope you like them. Feel free to download the artwork, if you want to print it out.
Mazda MX-5 Miata
2,332 Ibs – 1057 Kg
The MX-5 Miata is the lightest readily available sports car on the market today. While most cars get heavier over the years, Mazda engineers focused on trimming weight. The newest ND generation MX-5 is 148 Lbs lighter than the outgoing NC. With perfect 50 – 50 weight distribution, front to rear, and manual transmission, this car is so much fun to drive. I know because I own one!
2019 Fiat 124 Spider
2,436 lbs – 1104 Kg
Fiat knew what they were doing by partnering with Mazda to create the 124 Spider. It shares the same chassis and a lot of other parts. The main differences are a turbocharged engine, different suspensions, and exterior styling. In terms of weight, the Fiat is only slightly heavier than the Miata.
2450 Ibs – 1111 Kg
The only French car manufacturer to make our list, the Alpine A110 is a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, lightweight sports car, with such distinct styling. The only problem with this car is there’s no manual transmission option.
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider
2,487 Ibs – 1128 Kg
The Alfa Romeo 4C is a striking beautifully designed sports car. Featuring a carbon-fiber tub, and small cassis, in a mid-engine setup, this is a recipe for the perfect weekend car. The styling of the 4C definitely snaps necks with supercar-like attention, at a relatively affordable price.
2,749 Ibs – 1247 Kg
The Mclaren 600LT is definitely in the supercar category. But it makes our list of lightest sports cars simply because of how light it is. It features a great sounding V-8 engine with 592 hp. Steering feel is amazing. Overall the perfect car for both track and street.
2,776 Ibs – 1259 Kg
The Toyota 86 is another car on our list that shares its platform. The 86 and BRZ are close to identical. Although the 86 is slightly lighter than the BRZ. Overall, both are great entry-level sports cars for daily and track use. Lightweight, manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive.
2,789 Ibs – 1265 Kg
As I touched on above, the Subaru BRZ is mechanically the same as the Toyota 86. But in a different exterior suit. These sports cars are known for great handling because of their lightweight, and a low center of gravity, due to it’s horizontally opposed boxer engine.
2789t Ibs – 1355 Kg
The Cayman might not have the accolades as the 911. However, true car enthusiasts would argue it is a more well-rounded driver’s car. The Cayman is smaller and lighter than the 911. With a mid-engine placement, lightweight, manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the Caymen is the quintessential driver’s car.
Porsche 911 GT2 RS
3064 Ibs – 1390 Kg
The most expensive car on our list, the GT2 RS from Porsche is an absolute savage in every way. With a monster 700 horsepower and 553 foot-pounds of torque, powering the rear wheels of such a light car, this is why lap times are broken all around the world. This lightweight supercar slaying sports car is a street-legal track weapon.
Lotus Evora 400
3112 Ibs – 1411 Kg
The Evora 400 is the heaviest on our list, yet very light all things considered. The Evora is such a unique sports car because of what it sets out to achieve and the fact you don’t see many on the streets. From its exotic looks and industry-leading steering feel, to a mid-mounted Toyota V6 engine for reliability, there’s a lot to like with the Evora 400.