1977 Lotus Sprint

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Rank: #393

Class: Tame Cars

0-60 Time: 9.7 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 #393, the 1977 Lotus Sprint races 0-60 mph in 9.7 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Tame Cars.

It falls behind the #392 ranked 1979 Mazda RX-7 GS by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #394 ranked 1994 Volkswagen Golf III GL 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 1977 Lotus Sprint vs. 1994 Volkswagen Golf III GL, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Lotus, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1977.

Vehicle information

Year: 1977

Make: Lotus

Model: Sprint

Engine: I-4

Horsepower: 140

Torque: 130

Transmission: 4M

Curb Weight: 2390

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 23

MSRP: $13,620

Performance statistics


Class: Tame Cars

Rank: #393

Best 0-60 Time: 9.7 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 17.7 seconds

@ speed: 81.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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