1974 Porsche 911 Targa

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Rank: #4

Class: 1974

0-60 Time: 8.5 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1974 are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #4 in this class is the 1974 Porsche 911 Targa, which races 0-60 mph in 8.5 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Tame Cars.

It lags behind the #3 ranked 1974 BMW 2002 Turbo by 0.5 seconds and darts ahead of the #5 ranked 1974 Mazda Rotary Pickup by 2.5 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1974 Porsche 911 Targa vs. 1974 Mazda Rotary Pickup, you would WIN by 2.5 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Porsche, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1974.

Vehicle information

Year: 1974

Make: Porsche

Model: 911 Targa

Engine: H-6

Horsepower: 143

Torque: 168


Curb Weight: 2550

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $12,775

Performance statistics


Class: Tame Cars

Rank: #141

Best 0-60 Time: 8.5 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 16.4 seconds

@ speed: 84.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 127.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.7 G

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