The auto industry in 2019 has been a competitive one, so here’s some impressive, white-knuckling standouts to consider. Happy motoring!

2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR

What, an SUV? Yes! Stunningly designed, the Jaguar F-Pace SVR­—Special Vehicle Racing—is also one of the most exhilarating behind the wheel. It’s 550 horsepower, supercharged 5.0-liter, V-8 heart; all-wheel drive; 10-inch touchscreen; optional 22-inch wheels; and 825-watt Meridian Surround Sound System take things to the next level. The Ultra Blue exterior makes it even more electric.

Starting at $79,990; $89,900 as reviewed.

For more information, please visit Jaguarusa.com.

 

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S

One of the most exotic and powerful four-door automobiles of all time—not just 2019—the all-new GT 63 S feeds the souls of drivers who demand power, luxury, and head-turning exteriors exclusively for them to flaunt. Built by hand, its engine’s monstrous output changes the game roaring with 630 horsepower, 664 lb-ft of torque, and reaching 0-60 mph in three seconds, making it the fastest hatchback this legendary automaker has ever produced for a quartet to enjoy. Consider it in matte Designo Brilliant Blue Magno.

Starting at $159,000; $189,880 with numerous optional packages

For more information, visit Mbusa.com.

 

Earth-friendly and fast.

2019 Nissan LEAF SL Plus

Being environmentally responsible is certainly the main focus of this 100-percent electric vehicle which has won awards since entering the market years ago, but this SL Plus proves this segment can have some pampering and, yes, power as well; try 219 horses under the hood. The signature Nissan e-Pedal, 17-inch alloy wheels, and Pro-Pilot Assist, leather-trimmed interior, and 8-inch color display will further make drivers enjoy the 226-mile range without drip of gas to worry about. Yes, you can be cool and conscious.

Priced at $42,550.

Visit Nissanusa.com for more information.