1979 Alfa Romeo Spider

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Rank: #9

Class: Alfa Romeo

0-60 Time: 10.0 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Alfa Romeo 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 1979 Alfa Romeo Spider, which races 0-60 mph in 10 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Mellow Cars.

It lags behind the #8 ranked 1981 Alfa-Romeo GTV by 0.9 seconds and darts ahead of the #10 ranked 1979 Alfa-Romeo Sprint Veloce by 0.1 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 1979 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 1979 Alfa-Romeo Sprint Veloce, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Alfa Romeo, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1979.

Vehicle information

Year: 1979

Make: Alfa Romeo

Model: Spider

Engine: I-4

Horsepower: 101

Torque:

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 2430

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 27.5

MSRP: $11,995

Performance statistics

Tags:

Class: Mellow Cars

Rank: #6

Best 0-60 Time: 10.0 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 17.6 seconds

@ speed: 78.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.7 G

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