1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

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Rank: #10

Class: Tame Cars

0-60 Time: 9.8 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 Tame Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #10, the 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo races 0-60 mph in 9.8 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Tame Cars.

It falls behind the #9 ranked 1987 Pontiac Bonneville SE by 0.1 seconds and pulls ahead of the #11 ranked 1984 Pontiac 2000SE by 0.1 seconds.

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 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo vs. 1984 Pontiac 2000SE, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Pontiac, 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: Pontiac

Model: Trans Am Turbo

Engine: V-8 turbocharged

Horsepower: 210

Torque: 345

Transmission: 3A

Curb Weight: 3730

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 13

MSRP: $7,179

Performance statistics


Class: Tame Cars

Rank: #401

Best 0-60 Time: 9.8 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 17.5 seconds

@ speed: 80.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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