1978 Porsche 924

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Rank: #8

Class: 1978

0-60 Time: 11.0 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1978 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 #8 in this class is the 1978 Porsche 924, which races 0-60 mph in 11 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Mellow Cars.

It lags behind the #7 ranked 1978 Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce by 0.9 seconds and darts ahead of the #9 ranked 1978 Datsun 510 by 1.7 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 1978 Porsche 924 vs. 1978 Datsun 510, you would WIN by 1.7 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 1978.

Vehicle information

Year: 1978

Make: Porsche

Model: 924

Engine: I-4

Horsepower: 110

Torque: 1111

Transmission: 4M

Curb Weight: 2575

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 18.5

MSRP: $10,873

Performance statistics


Class: Mellow Cars

Rank: #114

Best 0-60 Time: 11.0 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 18.0 seconds

@ speed: 77.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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