The completely new 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe has hit dealership floors this month. It’s primary existence being the ability to show the Europeans that the Japanese can put together a driver’s car and not break the bank. The 330 horsepower, 3.7 liter V6 engine is the latest iteration and packs a punch previously unseen in this price range. Better yet, you can row your own gears with it’s 6-speed manual transmission.

The coupe is available with options such as an 11-speaker Bose surround sound system, rearview monitor, 4-wheel active steering system, and paddle shifters.

What this means to you: Showing the die-hard Euro-car enthusiasts that something wicked can come from the East.

Cost: $34,250 @ Infiniti