Top 10 Fastest Cars from 1980

1980 Ferrari 512BB

Rank: #1

Class: 1980

0-60 Time: 5.5 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1980 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 #1 in this class is the 1980 Ferrari 512BB, which races 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Fast Cars.

It darts ahead of the #2 ranked 1980 Lamborghini Countach S by 0.4 seconds and the #3 ranked 1980 BMW M1 by 0.7 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 1980 Ferrari 512BB vs. 1980 Lamborghini Countach S, you would WIN by 0.4 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Ferrari, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1980.


0-60 mph Standings

RankOrderYearOrderMakeOrderModelOrderHorsepowerOrderMSRPOrder0-60 TimeOrder
11980Ferrari512BB $85,0005.5
21980LamborghiniCountach S $85,0005.9
31980BMWM1235$115,0006.2
41980Porsche911SC172$25,9006.7
51980ChevroletCorvette $13,1407.7
61980FerrariDino 308 GT4 $38,4607.8
71980TriumphTR8137$11,5008.4
81980Datsun280ZX $9,8999.2
91980Porsche924S (Turbocharged)143$22,9209.3
101980Audi5000130$16,4809.4
111980Saab900 $16,4809.6
121980PlymouthFire Arrow $4,9669.6
131980PontiacTrans Am Turbo210$7,1799.8
141980Rover3500133$17,00010.0
151980ChevroletCitation115$5,15210.3
161980Porsche924S115$15,97010.6
171980BMW320i101$11,46511.1
181980Volvo242GT67$9,80011.3
191980TriumphTR7 convertible $10,68011.5
201980HondaCivic GL1500 $4,84912.0
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We provide the most comprehensive collection of zero to 60 times, comparisons and class standings. Our proprietary 0-60 time calculations are based on the best estimates from several of the premier sources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more. The data presented by Sportscar Standings are estimates only, are not guaranteed to be accurate, and are subject to change at any time.