The best sporty SUV for you depends on your priorities and budget. Here are a few of the top contenders in different categories, to give you a starting point.

2024 Bentley Bentayga Speed

The Bentayga Speed is the ultimate luxury SUV, with a powerful W12 engine, a luxurious interior, and all the latest technology. It’s not cheap, but it’s sure to turn heads.

FeatureSpecification
Engine6.0L W12 twin-turbocharged
Horsepower626 hp
Torque664 lb-ft
0-60 mph3.9 seconds
Top speed190 mph
Transmission8-speed automatic
Length196.8 inches
Width79.9 inches
Height70.9 inches
Wheelbase118.5 inches
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive
SuspensionActive
SteeringFour-wheel
BrakesCarbon-ceramic
SunroofPanoramic
SeatsMassaging, heated, and cooled
Heads-up displayYes
Night visionYes
Infotainment systemApple CarPlay and Android Auto
PriceStarting at $245,000

2024 Audi RS Q8

The RS Q8 is a technological powerhouse, with a twin-turbo V8 engine, a comfortable and spacious interior, and all the latest driver-assistance features. It’s a great choice for those who want a blend of performance, luxury, and practicality.

FeatureSpecification
EngineTwin-turbocharged 4.0L V8
Horsepower591 hp
Torque590 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed automatic
DrivetrainQuattro all-wheel drive
Acceleration (0-60 mph)3.2 seconds
Top speed155 mph (electronically limited)
Fuel economy (EPA combined)15 mpg
Seating capacity5
Cargo space (behind rear seats)26.7 cubic feet
Starting price$113,995

2024 BMW X6 M Competition

The X6 M Competition is a high-performance SUV with a powerful V8 engine, sharp handling, and a luxurious interior. It’s not as practical as some of its rivals, but it’s sure to excite driving enthusiasts.

FeatureSpecification
Engine4.4L Twin-Turbocharged V8
Horsepower617 hp
Torque553 lb-ft
Transmission8-Speed Automatic
Drive TrainAll-Wheel Drive
0-60 mph3.3 seconds
Top Speed155 mph
Fuel Economy (city)14 mpg
Fuel Economy (highway)20 mpg
Starting Price$128,895

2024 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT

The Cayenne Turbo GT is the fastest SUV on the Nurburgring, and it’s just as impressive on the road. It has a powerful twin-turbo V8 engine, sharp handling, and a luxurious interior.

FeatureSpecification
EngineTwin-turbo 4.0L V8 + electric motor
Horsepower640 hp (474 kW)
Torque627 lb-ft (840 Nm)
0-60 mph (0-100 km/h)3.3 seconds
Top speed186 mph (300 km/h)
Transmission8-speed Tiptronic automatic
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive
Starting price$180,100

2024 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

The Stelvio Quadrifoglio is one of the most fun-to-drive SUVs on the market, with a powerful twin-turbo V6 engine, sharp handling, and a comfortable interior. It’s not as practical as some of its rivals, but it’s sure to put a smile on your face.

FeatureSpecification
Engine2.9L Twin-Turbocharged V6
Horsepower505 hp
Torque443 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed automatic
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive
Acceleration (0-60 mph)3.6 seconds
Top Speed176 mph
Fuel Economy (city/highway)17 mpg / 25 mpg
Curb Weight4,464 lbs
Seating Capacity5
Cargo Space (behind rear seats)18.3 cubic feet
Starting Price$94,200

2024 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S

The GLE 63 S is a powerful and luxurious SUV with a twin-turbo V8 engine, comfortable seating for five, and all the latest technology. It’s not as agile as some of its rivals, but it’s a great choice for those who want a blend of performance and comfort.

FeatureDetails
Engine4.0L twin-turbocharged V8
Horsepower603 hp
Torque627 lb-ft
Transmission9-speed automatic
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive
Acceleration (0-60 mph)3.9 seconds
Top speed174 mph
Fuel economy16 mpg city, 21 mpg highway
Starting price$137,950

2024 Ford Bronco Raptor

The Bronco Raptor is a beast of an off-road SUV, with a powerful V6 engine, impressive suspension, and a rugged design. It’s not the most comfortable SUV on the road, but it’s sure to get you where you need to go.

FeatureDetails
Engine3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine
Horsepower418 horsepower
Torque440 lb.-ft.
Transmission10-speed automatic
Drivetrain4×4 with Terrain Management System™ with 7 G.O.A.T. Modes™
SuspensionHOSS 4.0 Suspension with FOX™ Live Valve 3.1 Internal Bypass Semi-Active Dampers
Wheels17″ alloy wheels
Tires37″ all-terrain tires
BrakesFour-wheel disc brakes with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and Electronic Stability Control
Seating4 seats
Interior featuresUnique 12″ LCD digital instrument cluster, leather-wrapped steering wheel with Bronco® badge, cruise and audio controls, ambient footwell lighting, auto-dimming rearview mirror
Technology featuresSYNC® 4 infotainment system with 12″ touchscreen, navigation, voice-activated commands, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, Ford Co-Pilot360™ driver-assist technology suite
Safety featuresPre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane-Keeping System, BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert, rear parking sensors, forward parking sensors, hill start assist, electronic-locking front and rear axles, front stabilizer bar disconnect
Starting MSRP$75,435

2024 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392

The Wrangler Rubicon 392 is a powerful and capable off-road SUV, with a Hemi V8 engine, impressive suspension, and a removable roof and doors. It’s not the most comfortable SUV on the road, but it’s sure to turn heads.

FeatureSpecification
Engine6.4L V8
Horsepower470 hp
Torque470 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed automatic
Drivetrain4WD
Fuel economy13 mpg city, 17 mpg highway
0-60 mph4.5 seconds
Top speed105 mph
Seating capacity5
Wheelbase118.4 inches
Length166.9 inches
Width80.7 inches
Height77.4 inches
Curb weight5,126 pounds
Starting price$78,995

2024 Hyundai Kona N

The Kona N is a small and sporty SUV with a powerful turbocharged engine, sharp handling, and a comfortable interior. It’s a great choice for those who want a fun-to-drive SUV that won’t break the bank.

FeatureSpecification
Engine2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder
Horsepower276 hp
Torque289 lb-ft
Transmission8-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic
DrivetrainFront-Wheel Drive (FWD) or All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
Acceleration (0-60 mph)5.0 seconds (FWD), 4.7 seconds (AWD)
Top Speed155 mph
Fuel Economy (EPA estimated)25 mpg city, 33 mpg highway (FWD), 20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway (AWD)
Wheels19-inch alloy wheels
BrakesBrembo performance brakes
SuspensionSport-tuned suspension with electronically adjustable dampers
Interior Features10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, heated and ventilated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel
Safety FeaturesForward collision avoidance with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control
Starting Price$34,995 (FWD), $36,795 (AWD)

2024 Tesla Model X Plaid

The Model X Plaid is the quickest SUV on the market, with a tri-motor electric powertrain that produces 1,020 horsepower. It also has a spacious interior and a long range.

FeatureInformation
PriceStarts at $120,990 USD
Horsepower1,020 hp
Acceleration (0-60 mph)2.6 seconds
Top Speed163 mph
Driving Range (EPA estimated)326 miles
Battery Capacity95.0 kWh (usable)
Seating Capacity5-seater (standard), 6-seater (optional)
Standard FeaturesAutopilot, Yoke steering wheel, 17″ touchscreen, Tri-zone climate control, Falcon Wing doors, HEPA air filter, Premium audio system
Available OptionsFull Self-Driving (FSD) Capability, yoke yoke replacement with round steering wheel, 22″ wheels, Tow Hitch, 3-row seating (6 or 7 seater), Premium connectivity

2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

The Mach-E GT is a stylish and sporty electric SUV with a powerful electric motor that produces 480 horsepower. It also has a spacious interior and a long range.

FeatureSpecification
EngineDual electric motors
Horsepower480 (634 with Performance Edition)
Torque600 lb-ft (634 lb-ft with Performance Edition)
Battery91.0 kWh usable
Range (EPA estimated)270 miles (GT), 291 miles (GT Performance Edition)
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (eAWD)
Acceleration (0-60 mph)3.8 seconds (GT), 3.5 seconds (GT Performance Edition)
Top Speed155 mph (limited)
Starting MSRP$61,795

2024 Audi e-Tron S

The e-Tron S is a luxurious and sporty electric SUV with a powerful electric motor that produces 496 horsepower. It also has a spacious interior and a long range.

FeatureSpecification
PowertrainDual electric motors
Horsepower496 hp (combined)
Torque718 lb-ft (combined)
Acceleration (0-60 mph)4.5 seconds
RangeUp to 222 miles (EPA estimated)
Battery capacity95 kWh
Seating capacity5 passengers
Cargo space28.7 cubic feet behind rear seats, 57.9 cubic feet with seats folded
Standard featuresPanoramic sunroof, virtual cockpit digital instrument cluster, 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, heated seats, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking
Available featuresHead-up display, massaging seats, Bang & Olufsen sound system, towing package
Starting price$99,900 (estimated)

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