1980 Triumph TR8

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Rank: #9

Class: 1980

0-60 Time: 8.4 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 #9 in this class is the 1980 Triumph TR8, which races 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Tame Cars.

It lags behind the #8 ranked 1980 Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 by 0.6 seconds and darts ahead of the #10 ranked 1980 Datsun 280ZX by 0.8 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 Triumph TR8 vs. 1980 Datsun 280ZX, you would WIN by 0.8 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Triumph, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among 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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