Fastest cars from 1980s

Top 40 fastest cars that came from the 80s. Updated January 2021.

1980s may not have been the golden era of automobiles, but, despite the sky high fuel prices and rising environmental awareness, this was the time when some of our favorite "bedroom wall" hero cars were born.

Porsche 959, Ferrari Testarossa, 288GTO, F40 and, of course - Lamborghini Countach. These are just some of the supercars developed during this decade.

1980s was also the time when road legal supercars broke the "magical" 200 mile per hour top speed record.

# make & model Speed (mph)▼ Image
1. 1989 Vector W8 Twin Turbo 217 Photo of 1989 Vector W8 Twin Turbo
2. 1987 RUF CTR Yellow Bird 213 Photo of 1987 RUF CTR Yellow Bird
3. 1988 Porsche 959 Sport 211 Photo of 1988 Porsche 959 Sport
4. 1984 Lamborghini Countach Turbo S 207 Photo of 1984 Lamborghini Countach Turbo S
5. 1987 Ferrari F40 203 Photo of 1987 Ferrari F40
6. 1987 Koenig RS 201 Photo of 1987 Koenig RS
7. 1986 Porsche 959 198 Photo of 1986 Porsche 959
8. 1984 Isdera Imperator 108i 191 Photo of 1984 Isdera Imperator 108i
9. 1980 Aston Martin Bulldog 191 Photo of 1980 Aston Martin Bulldog
10. 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO 190 Photo of 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO
11. 1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E AMG 6.0 Hammer 190 Photo of 1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E AMG 6.0 Hammer
12. 1983 RUF BTR 3.4 190 Photo of 1983 RUF BTR 3.4
13. 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E AMG 5.6 Hammer 188 Photo of 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E AMG 5.6 Hammer
14. 1986 Aston Martin Zagato 186 Photo of 1986 Aston Martin Zagato
15. 1983 Porsche 935 Street 186 Photo of 1983 Porsche 935 Street
16. 1985 Sbarro Challenge 186 Photo of 1985 Sbarro Challenge
17. 1985 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV 185 Photo of 1985 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV
18. 1984 Ferrari Testarossa 185 Photo of 1984 Ferrari Testarossa
19. 1988 Lamborghini Countach 25TH Anniversary 184 Photo of 1988 Lamborghini Countach 25TH Anniversary
20. 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E AMG Hammer 183 Photo of 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E AMG Hammer
21. 1982 Lamborghini Countach LP500S 182 Photo of 1982 Lamborghini Countach LP500S
22. 1985 Isdera Imperator 108i 181 Photo of 1985 Isdera Imperator 108i
23. 1989 Alpina B10 Biturbo 181 Photo of 1989 Alpina B10 Biturbo
24. 1987 Isdera Imperator 108i 176 Photo of 1987 Isdera Imperator 108i
25. 1988 TVR 450 SEAC 175 Photo of 1988 TVR 450 SEAC
26. 1988 Alpina B12 5.0 175 Photo of 1988 Alpina B12 5.0
27. 1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage X Pack 175 Photo of 1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage X Pack
28. 1981 Ferrari 512 BBi 174 Photo of 1981 Ferrari 512 BBi
29. 1989 Ferrari 348TB 173 Photo of 1989 Ferrari 348TB
30. 1988 Porsche 928 S4 Club Sport 171 Photo of 1988 Porsche 928 S4 Club Sport
31. 1985 Porsche 930 Turbo Flachbau 171 Photo of 1985 Porsche 930 Turbo Flachbau
32. 1988 Porsche 928 GT 171 Photo of 1988 Porsche 928 GT
33. 1988 Porsche 928 S4 171 Photo of 1988 Porsche 928 S4
34. 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3 factory kit 170 Photo of 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3 factory  kit
35. 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution 170 Photo of 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution
36. 1989 Opel Lotus Omega/Carlton 169 Photo of 1989 Opel Lotus Omega/Carlton
37. 1989 Maserati Shamal 168 Photo of 1989 Maserati Shamal
38. 1988 Toyota Supra 3.0 GT Turbo A 167 Photo of 1988 Toyota Supra 3.0 GT Turbo A
39. 1986 Alpina B7 Turbo Coupé 165 Photo of 1986 Alpina B7 Turbo Coupé
40. 1988 Porsche 944 Turbo 164 Photo of 1988 Porsche 944 Turbo

Sources

FastestLaps.com (1, 2, 4, 7-11, 14-17, 19, 21, 23, 25-31, 33-38, 40), Auto Motor und Sport (3, 12, 13, 32, 39), Autocar (5), Road & Track (6, 18, 20, 24), Auto Bild Klassik (22)

List authored by Christian Zelcs. Last updated on 01/18/2021, last addition - Porsche 959 Sport.