1980 Triumph TR8

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Rank: #110

Class: Tame Cars

0-60 Time: 8.4 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 #110, the 1980 Triumph TR8 races 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Tame Cars.

It falls behind the #109 ranked 1993 Nissan 240 SX SE by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #111 ranked 2014 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT 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 Triumph TR8 vs. 2014 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

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

Model: TR8

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 137

Torque: 165

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 2655

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 15

MSRP: $11,500

Performance statistics


Class: Tame Cars

Rank: #110

Best 0-60 Time: 8.4 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 16.3 seconds

@ speed: 85.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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