2. Aston Martin Vanquish Volante
Now we’re talking. Any plebian can snag an eight-cylinder engine but only true gentlemen can obtain something with a dozen pots.
The Aston Martin Vanquish Volante is motivated by a 6.0-liter V12 that plays beautiful music. Even with sport mode engaged it’s never particularly boisterous, but the song it sings is nothing less than operatic; it’s as melodious as anything you’ll find on the street today.
It’s powerful and refined, too. This car offers 565 bhp, 457 lb-ft of twist and enough smiles to justify its $300,000 price tag. What the Vanquish Volante lacks in outright volume is more than made up for in other areas.