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The McLaren 12C Spyder has a base price (Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The McLaren 12C Spyder has a base price of about $265,000. (March 28, 2013)

Sports cars at the 2013 New York Auto Show

It's not often we have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the fastest, and most advanced sports cars in the world. After all, for most car shoppers, the conversation rarely veers from staid sedans, conservative crossovers and other basic family haulers.

While these all have solid presences at the New York Auto Show, many visitors take it as an opportunity to explore the cars of their dreams.

If your dreams have you flying down open roads without a speed limit sign in sight, this gallery is for you. Here are the hottest sports cars on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show.

The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S sports car
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S sports car shines under spotlights at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. It starts around $199,950 and features a walnut facia trim with a graphite center console and iridium silver surround. (March 27, 2013)

The 2014 Porsche Cayman S sports car stands
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The 2014 Porsche Cayman S sports car stands out at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Dodge Challenger is displayed at the New
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Dodge Challenger is displayed at the New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

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The Lamborghini Aventador is displayed during the 2013
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Lamborghini Aventador is displayed during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

Ford Mustangs are displayed at the New York
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

Ford Mustangs are displayed at the New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

An SRT Viper TA is displayed at the
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

An SRT Viper TA is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

A Lamborghini Gallardo is displayed during the 2013
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

A Lamborghini Gallardo is displayed during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

A Jaguar XJ R is pictured at the
(Credit: EPA )

A Jaguar XJ R is pictured at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

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The SRT Charger Super Bee is displayed at
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The SRT Charger Super Bee is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

The Audi R8 Turbo is seen at the
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Audi R8 Turbo is seen at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

The Lotus Evora S is on display at
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Lotus Evora S is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

The Ferrari 450 Italia has a starting price
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Ferrari 450 Italia has a starting price of about $450,000. (March 28, 2013)

The Bugatti Veyron has a suggested retail price
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Bugatti Veyron has a suggested retail price of about $1.6 million. (March 28, 2013)

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The McLaren 12C Spyder has a base price
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The McLaren 12C Spyder has a base price of about $265,000. (March 28, 2013)

A Lamborghini Peformante Spyder is on display at
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

A Lamborghini Peformante Spyder is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

A Mercedes-Benz AMG with gullwing doors is shown
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

A Mercedes-Benz AMG with gullwing doors is shown at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Lexus LFA Nurburgring, which had a global
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Lexus LFA Nurburgring, which had a global distribution of just 50 units, is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The Lexus FLA Nurburgring sits on display at
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Lexus FLA Nurburgring sits on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

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The Shelby GT500 coupe is displayed at the
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Shelby GT500 coupe is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The new Porche 911 GT3 at the 2013
(Credit: EPA )

The new Porche 911 GT3 at the 2013 New York Auto Show at the Javits Center in Manhattan. (March 27, 2013)

The new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on display during
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The new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on display during the first press preview day at the New York International Auto Show in Manhattan. (March 27, 2013)

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is displayed at
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is displayed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

The 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray sports car announces
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray sports car announces its arrival along a main wall at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

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The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro makes its world debut
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The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro makes its world debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show at the Javits Center in Manhattan. (March 23, 2103)

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 at the 2013
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The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 at the 2013 New York International Auto Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. (March 27, 2013)

The 2014 Kia Forte Koup at the 2013
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The 2014 Kia Forte Koup at the 2013 New York International Auto Show in Manhattan. (March 27, 2013)

The track-ready 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT, which will
(Credit: Getty Images)

The track-ready 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT, which will be available to just 25 of drivers in America, was unveiled at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

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