Porsche 911 PDK 12Hollis Johnson

We don’t lack for sports cars in this world. If you want some affordable thrills behind the wheel, you can buy a Mazda Miata for less than $30,000 (and you can buy a well-loved one for less than $5,000).

From there, the sky’s the limit: the Ferrari 488 GTB, for example, will set you back $360,000. And it will be worth every precious penny.

What I’m saying is you don’t lack for choice. But what if you don’t feel like shopping? What if you just want perhaps the greatest sports car ever produced by human hands on planet Earth?

Well, then you should just spend $111,070 — the price of our test car — and get yourself a 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera (base price is only $89,400).

Here’s why: