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The top 10 most affordable ‘it’ cars for women for 2011 – 2012 | Vol. 2

The list of the top 10 most affordable ‘it’ cars for women continues with Vol. 2

Porsche Boxster

Boxsters have been the easy choice for women who want dress themselves up in ‘sex appeal’. The sonorous exhaust note and convertible top will get you attention … and the respect you desire, wherever you go. It may be placed higher up the price bracket, but nothing displays quality snob value like a Porsche does.

Specifications: 2-door; 2-seater convertible; 265bhp 2.7-litre flat 6 or 310bhp 3.4-litre flat-6; RWD; 6-speed PDK

Price: Starts at AED 196,000

Kia Sportage

Charged with Kia’s new found styling, SUV stance and gadgetry to keep you busy, all at an sub-100k asking price means you will never go wrong with the Sportage. Kia’s crossover seems to have found fans across the demographic, from the ‘vibrant bachelorette’ to the ‘housewife’ types.

Specifications: 5-seater crossover SUV; 175bhp 2.4-litre 4-cylinder; AWD; 6-speed automatic

Price: AED 90,000

BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive35i

The Z4 takes classic coupe styling obvious from the long hood and short rear deck fuses it with ‘flame surfacing’ design creating the ultimate ‘sex drive’. Women can play it sharp driving their Z4s in their office suits or drop the top and let their hair loose a little on their way back home. Be advised, exiting the Z4 in short skirts may reveal more than just thunder thighs.

Specifications: 2-seater, 2-door hardtop convertible; 306bhp turbocharged 3.0-litre inline 6-cylinder; RWD; 7-speed DCT

Price: AED 210,000

Lexus RX 350

The RX 350 from Lexus talks money without making a noise about it. The gizmo-list might seem overkill for a few, but we say leave the toys to the boys in the house. Meanwhile you can enjoy the lush leather upholstery, opulent ride and comfort. The woman who prioritizes function and form will find the RX more than appealing.

Specifications: 5-seater crossover SUV; 3.5-litre V6; AWD; 6-speed automatic

Price: AED 179,000 – 238,000

Peugeot 308 CC

The French are no strangers to fashion and the 308 CC is big friends with style. If you don’t mind the hard plastics and next-to-no resale value, you will find that there no better companion to take your soul vacation with. The 308 CC has something the French refer to as “je ne sais quoi” or what we English speaking folk call ‘it’.

Specifications: 4-seater, 2-door hardtop convertible; 140bhp 1.6-litre 4-cylinder; FWD; 4-speed automatic

Price: AED 110,000

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