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A few ideas that come to mind. First, I wouldn't spend the whole amount on the car, rather half on the car and other half on aftermarket parts to maximize performance and safety.

The Miata is going to be one of the best bang for buck autocross vehicles you can find. Personally I can't get past the looks so I wouldn't buy one but to each his own.

Here is a short list of vehicles I would consider if I was in your shoes. In no particular order


EVO VIII
S2K
WRX
240SX
RX7(3rd gen)
MR2(2nd gen)
Civic Hatchback(EH)
Each of these listed here benefit greatly in handling/cornering and tyre wear if fitted with K-Mac camber and caster kits. Save some of your budget for these.

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Autocross car

A friend had VERY good luck when he scored an ex-police car Mustang at an auction. The fuzzmobiles already have some pretty stout underpinnings.
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Yeah, there's K-Mac kits for them too...
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