1981 Renault Le Car Turbo

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Rank: #275

Class: Fast Cars

0-60 Time: 4.8 seconds

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Ranked at #275, the 1981 Renault Le Car Turbo races 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Fast Cars.

It falls behind the #274 ranked 2010 BMW Z4 sDrive 35i by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #276 ranked 2011 BMW 335IS by just hundredths of a second.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1981 Renault Le Car Turbo vs. 2011 BMW 335IS, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Renault, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1981.

Vehicle information

Year: 1981

Make: Renault

Model: Le Car Turbo

Engine: I-4 turbocharged

Horsepower: 260

Torque: 220

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 1650

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 5

MSRP: $60,000

Performance statistics


Class: Fast Cars

Rank: #275

Best 0-60 Time: 4.8 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 13.3 seconds

@ speed: 106.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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