The people from Forbes concocted their list of the Top 10 fastest cars under $30,000. To compile this list they used 0-60 mph times for 2011 models tested by Edmunds' InsideLine.com. The 10 fastest that cost $30,000 or less made the list. And here it is... and of course, photos are from consumerguideauto.howstuffworks.com


1. Ford Mustang GT
Specs: Height: 55.8 in
Length: 188.2 in
Width: 73.9 in
Wheelbase: 107.1 in
Engine: 5.0 Liter V8
Transmission: 6 speed manual
412 horsepower
EPA: 17/26 mpg
0-60: 4.8 seconds
MSRP: $29,150


2. Subaru Impreza WRX
Specs: Height: 57.9 in
Length: 180.3 in
Width: 70.7 in
Wheelbase: 103.3 in
Engine: 2.5L H4 Turbo
Transmission: 5 speed manual
265 horsepower
EPA: 19/25 mpg
0-60: 5.2 seconds
MSRP: $25,500


3. Ford Mustang Coupe
Specs: Height: 55.6 in
Length: 188.1 in
Width: 73.9 in
Wheelbase: 107.1 in
Engine: 3.7 Liter V6
Transmission: 6 speed manual
305 horsepower
EPA: 19/29 mpg
0-60: 5.6 seconds
MSRP: $22,150


4. Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart
Specs: Height: 58.7 in
Length: 180.0 in
Width: 69.4 in
Wheelbase: 103.7 in
Engine: 2.0 Liter L4 turbo
Transmission: 6 speed automated manual
237 horsepower
EPA: 17/25 mpg
0-60: 5.8 seconds
MSRP: $27,700


5. Hyundai Genesis 3.8 R-Spec Coupe
Specs: Height: 58.7 in
Length: 180.0 in
Width: 69.4 in
Wheelbase: 103.7 in
Engine: 3.6L V-6
Transmission: 6 speed manual
237 horsepower
EPA: 17/25 mpg
0-60: 5.9 seconds
MSRP: $26,750


6. Honda Accord Coupe EX-L
Specs: Height: 56.4 in
Length: 190.9 in
Width: 72.7 in
Wheelbase: 107.9 in
Engine: 3.5-liter V6
Transmission: 6 speed manual
271 horsepower
EPA: 17/25 mpg
0-60: 6.3 seconds
MSRP: $29,730


7. Mazda Mazdaspeed3
Specs: Height: 57.9 in
Length: 180.9 in
Width: 69.1 in
Wheelbase: 103.9 in
Engine: 2.3-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: 6 speed manual
263 horsepower
EPA: 18/25 mpg
0-60: 6.3 seconds
MSRP: $23,700


8. Mazda Mazda6 s Grand Touring
Specs: Height: 57.9 in
Length: 193.7 in
Width: 72.4 in
Wheelbase: 109.8 in
Engine: 3.7-liter V6
Transmission: 6 speed automatic
272 horsepower
EPA: 18/27 mpg
0-60: 6.4 seconds
MSRP: $29,320


9. Kia Optima SX
Specs: Height: 57.3 in
Length: 190.7 in
Width: 72.1 in
Wheelbase: 110. in
Engine: 2.0L L4 turbo
Transmission: 6 speed automatic
274 horsepower
EPA: 22/34 mpg
0-60: 6.5 seconds
MSRP: $26,000


10. Hyundai Sonata SE
Specs: Height: 57.9 in
Length: 189.8 in
Width: 72.2 in
Wheelbase: 110.0 in
Engine: 2.0L L4 turbo
Transmission: 6 speed automatic
274 horsepower
EPA: 22/33 mpg
0-60: 6.6 seconds
MSRP: $24,350