1980 Datsun 280ZX Racer

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Rank: #540

Class: Fast Cars

0-60 Time: 5.6 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Fast Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #540, the 1980 Datsun 280ZX Racer races 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Fast Cars.

It falls behind the #539 ranked 1973 Porsche Carrera RSR by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #541 ranked 2006 Lexus IS 350 by just hundredths of a second.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1980 Datsun 280ZX Racer vs. 2006 Lexus IS 350, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Datsun, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1980.

Vehicle information

Year: 1980

Make: Datsun

Model: 280ZX Racer

Engine: I-6

Horsepower: 300

Torque: 245


Curb Weight: 2230

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $00

Performance statistics


Class: Fast Cars

Rank: #540

Best 0-60 Time: 5.6 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 13.7 seconds

@ speed: 104.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 124.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 1.1 G

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