Mod Machine High End
*Power: 480 hp
*0-60: 3.4 sec.
*Top Speed: 193 mph

Porsche 911 Turbo
Some would argue that the Turbo is fast enough as delivered. But how can you stop when making power is so disgustingly easy? Our Project 997TT has already seen well over 500 wheel-hp with just a flash and exhaust. Some have made 700 hp still utilizing the VTG turbos-and much more with traditional turbos. Porsches have always had a strong connection between street and racecars, and it clearly shows in the ease of suspension tuning. It's not hard to take a 997 Turbo to true supercar status.

Canyon Carver
*Power: 295 hp
*0-60: 5.1 sec.
*Top Speed: 171 mph

Porsche Cayman S
A good portion of sports cars may never even see a canyon, but if it's good in the canyon, it'll be good for spirited driving on the street. You're looking for a car that's predictable, handles and stops well, and has enough power to make things interesting, but not put you in a crater. The Cayman S is all these things and more. Mid-engine means low polar moment of inertia, which translates into lightning-fast direction changes.

Mile Eater
*Power: 604 hp
*0-60: 4.2 sec.
*Top Speed: 155 mph (ltd.)

Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
This big roadster is still one of the fastest stock cars we've driven. Obscene amounts of torque from the bi-turbo V12 (738 lb-ft at 2000 rpm) mean neck-snapping acceleration at virtually any speed. But it isn't all about thrust; it's also one of the most comfortable sports cars around. While supremely supportive, the seats are as comfortable as lounge chairs (they even massage) and the interior is crammed with more electronics than an FBI surveillance van. It only seats two, but aren't those the best kinds of getaways?

Mod Machine Entry Level
New For '08
*Power: 300 hp
*0-62: 5.3 sec.
*Top Speed: 155 mph (ltd.)
Price TBA

BMW 135i
A compact, twin-turbo, rear-wheel-drive car potentially accessible to loads of enthusiasts, this is what tuners dream of. Right out of the box, the 135i will have 300 hp; we can already see the potential for software tuning and no one has even done a proper flash yet. This car could be the second coming of the 2002.

Brat Packer
*Power: 350 hp
*0-60: 7.0 sec.
*Top Speed: 130 mph (ltd.)

Audi Q7 4.2
You've been blessed with children, a lot of them. You need a suitable conveyance, one that's big, functional and doesn't leave you feeling like a minivan zombie. Substantially larger than the biggest sport wagon, the Q7 does so many things right that it can make you forget your kids altogether and simply drive on. Its long wheelbase and wide stance make it an exceptional long-distance cruiser, while its Quattro driveline means modest off-road adventures are possible. Right now, the 4.2 is the way to go, but the 3.0 TDI diesel version will be worth waiting for.

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