1981 Lancia Montecarlo Group 5 Turbo

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Rank: #1

Class: 1981

0-60 Time: 3.6 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1981 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 1981 Lancia Montecarlo Group 5 Turbo, which races 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Super Fast Cars.

It darts ahead of the #2 ranked 1981 Renault Le Car Turbo by 1.2 seconds and the #3 ranked 1981 Datsun 280 ZX Turbo by 3.8 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 1981 Lancia Montecarlo Group 5 Turbo vs. 1981 Renault Le Car Turbo, you would WIN by 1.2 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Lancia, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1981.

Vehicle information

Year: 1981

Make: Lancia

Model: Montecarlo Group 5 Turbo

Engine: I-4 turbocharged

Horsepower: 400

Torque: 390

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 1720

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 4.7

MSRP: $150,000

Performance statistics


Class: Super Fast Cars

Rank: #174

Best 0-60 Time: 3.6 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 11.3 seconds

@ speed: 123.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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