1. BMW Z3 and Z4

BMW is famous for its compact sports sedans with powerful engines. However, in 1995 they started producing sporty roadsters in the form of the Z3 and Z4. There’s a wide arrange of models and early ones are affordable, but later ones could go over $20,000.

You should always look for six-cylinder versions since they deliver a lively performance along with that charming open-air driving feel. The Z3 and Z4 are light and compact, so they are the perfect summer cruisers to help you look rich for not a lot of money.