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30 Questions To Prove You Know Your Classic ’80s Cars

If you had to think of one car that represented the 1980's this would more than likely be it. It had it's most well known appearance in the movie Back to the Future. This sealed it's reputation as a future car. Under the hood it has a V6 and produces 130 horse power.
DeLorean DMC-12
Geo Metro
Mustang
Scion XD

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The 3rd gen of this car was introduced in '82, but the special trim came out in '85. The third gen had an upgraded suspension and engine. These upgrades helped it go way faster than the 85 miles per hour listed on the dash.
Chevy Camaro IROC-Z
Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Pontiac Firebird
Buick Regal

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In the early 1980's fuel economy was king. Top car makers responded the CAFE requirements with more fuel efficient models. This car was introduced in '85, and holds the record for the most fuel efficient all gas car ever produced in the U.S.

 
Dodge Nova
Chevrolet Sprint
Ford Pinto
Plymouth Valiant

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Capable of going from 0 to 60 in 4.7 seconds, with top speeds of 199 MPH, this beast of a super car was first produced in 1987.
Porsche 959
Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
Lamborghini Countach
Ferrari F50

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First produced in 1987, this iconic '80s muscle car was a fire breathing V8 turbo that produced a staggering 500 lbs - ft of torque.
Buick Grand National GNX
Pontiac Grand Le Mans
Ford EXP ASC
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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This muscle car had a Fox-body and was the quickest of it's kind. Capable of going form 0 to 60 in 6.3 sec and topping out at 145 miles per hour. It was produced between '88 and '93
Mercury Zephyr
Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Shelby GT350
Pontiac Firebird Le Mans

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In 1982, this car was the fastest car in the world. With only 320 cars ever produced, it was capable of going a mind blowing 182 miles per hour.
Ferrari 288 GTO
Porsche 959 911
Bugatti EB100
Lamborghini Countach LP500S

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Of the decade, this 4th gen speedster was the fastest. Capable of going 0 to 60 in 4.5 sec. It set multiple endurance records, which included traveling 4500 miles in 23 hrs with an avg speed of 180 miles per hour.
Merkur XR4Ti
Chevy Corvette ZR1
Shelby Mustang Mach 1
Pontiac Firebird Le Mans

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First coming into existing in '78, this badass car was way ahead of it's time. In '78 it was the 3rd fastest car to do 0 to 60. This car was cemented forewever in 1978 was the top turbo sports car.
Mercedes SL 500
Audi 5000 Turbo
Porsche 911 Turbo
Maserati Biturbo

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In 1981 the first dealer of this car installed a navigation system, which was a revolutionary feat. Of course, it was an analog based nav, and wasn't exactly a top seller. However, it had major reliability, which launched it to a 15 year best selling import status.
Honda Accord
Acura Integra
Hyundai Excel
Toyota Camry

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This super car won the title as fastest production car from Lamborghini in '84. With top speeds of 180 MPH it was built for racing.
Ferrari 288 GTO
Ruf CTR
Pagani Zonda
Maserati Biturbo 4.5

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This turbo charged muscle car was a fast as a Porsche, but cost a third of the price and was powered by a V6 engine. Going from 0 to 60 in 4.5 sec, and capable of making a quarter mile in 12 seconds flat.
Mercury Cougar XR-7
Ford Thunderbird SHO
Merkur XR4Ti
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

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Capable of reaching 197 mph, this super car was the quickest car around in the '80s. At the time of production it was also the fastest car around.
Porsche 959
Mercedes Maybach
Pagani Zonda
Audi R8

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This gen of vehicle was produced between '83 and '88. It has a fuel injected V8 engine and was the 9th generation of it's class with improved aerodynamics.
Chrysler LeBaron
Chevy Impala
Ford Thunderbird
Plymouth Prowler

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This was the first of many imports that made street racing cool. In '78 it started out as a trim level. Production ran from '86 to '93.
Datsun 340Z
Acura Integra
Lexus LS
Toyota Supra

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Before streaming radio and iPods, there was the mixed CD that was king of all road trips. This car had the first ever built in CD player and came out in 1986.
Cadillac Fleetwood
Lincoln Town Car
Ford Crown Victoria
Mercury Grand Marquis

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Car and Driver and Motor Trend magazine named this car in their 10 Best Cars of the year. It had a rotary engine and pop up headlights that were very modern in the day.
Mazda RX-7
Toyota 2000GT`
Mitsubishi Diamante
Honda CRX del Sol

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This car was economical and had front wheel drive. In the 1980's it was the best selling car.
Plymouth Valiant
Chevy Cavalier
Toyota Camry
Ford Escort

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This beast of an SUV has a V12 engine and started out as a military SUV, but was later decommissioned and made street legal. This vehicle was all the rage with wealthy business men and leaders of countries. The Sultan of Brunnei even had one.
Mercedes G63 AMG
Aston Martin DBX
Lamborghini LM002
Maserati Levante

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This car has been famous over the last 30 years. All for the wrong reasons of course. Everything from being made too cheaply to just being unreliable. You won't find too many of this car on the road today.
Yugo GV
Trabant
Ford Tempo
Oldsmobile Firenza

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This one isn't technically considered a car, but this vehicle was heavily involved in the victory of many wars. Until 1986 it was produced in an unaltered state to the general public.
Jeep Cherokee
AMC Rambler
Humvee
Willys MB

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One of the most defining trends of the 20th century was started by the head of design at GM, Harley Earl. This car made it's debut in 1948, and was the first car to feature tail fins.
Cadillac 62
Buick Roadmaster
Cadillac Eldorado
Tucker Torpedo

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One of the longest running models in existence, this car made it's first debut in 1940. The last production occurred in 1997.
Ford Thunderbird
Chrysler New Yorker
Chevrolet Impala
Cadillac Eldorado

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This car can be summed up in one work...iconic. Prior to the war it was named "Silver Streak". First introduced in '48, it featured an affordable automatic transmission.
Buick Roadmaster
Lincoln Zephyr
Pontiac Streamliner
Chrysler Imperial

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This road warrior was first produced in '48 and featured top speeds of 125 mph. It only had two seats and was designed to move fast.
Jaguar XK120
Aston Martin DB2
Holden Monaro
Bentley Speed 8

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First produced in 1925, this was the most luxurious vehicle of it's time. In 1955 it was reintroduced after more demand arised from the public.
Chrysler Town & Country
Cadillac de Ville
Pontiac Chieftain
Chrysler Imperial

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Before the war, this vehicle was considered the ultimate in luxury. It was the first produced in the '40's and featured power windows and air conditioning.
Packard 180
Tucker Torpedo
Cadillac Sixty Special
Pontiac Torpedo

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This odd European car looks as odd today as it did back in 1949 when it was first produced. With a "staggering" top speed of 45 mph and low power output of 10 hp, millions of these vehicles were manufactured throughout the '90s.
Citroen 2CV
Peugeot 203
Volkswagen Ghia
BMW A1

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Only 50 of this revolutionary car was produced. Because of it's limited production, the sale value today tops over $1M.
DeLorean DMC-12
Packard Clipper
Nash Rambler
Tucker 48 "Torpedo"

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