1980 Datsun 280ZX

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Rank: #8

Class: Datsun

0-60 Time: 9.2 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Datsun 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 1980 Datsun 280ZX, which races 0-60 mph in 9.2 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Tame Cars.

It lags behind the #7 ranked 1971 Datsun 240Z by 0.5 seconds and darts ahead of the #9 ranked 1975 Datsun 280Z by 0.2 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 Datsun 280ZX vs. 1975 Datsun 280Z, you would WIN by 0.2 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Datsun, 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: Datsun

Model: 280ZX

Engine: I-6

Horsepower: 0


Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 2825

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 22

MSRP: $9,899

Performance statistics


Class: Tame Cars

Rank: #314

Best 0-60 Time: 9.2 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 17.2 seconds

@ speed: 82.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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