10 best supercars of the 80's

This decade produced some of the most legendary supercars ever made such as the Ferrari F40 and Porsche 959 (the later is Bill Gates favorite car)

1987 Lotus Espirit Turbo

The 1960’s saw the birth of the supercar with the Ford GT40 and Lamborghini Muira which paved the way for a progressive 1970’s movement towards more automakers adding an ultra high-performance and exotic supercar to their lineup or even entirely new dedicated supercar companies emerging.

This decade produced some of the most legendary supercars ever made such as the Ferrari F40 and Porsche 959 (the later is Bill Gates favorite car). Here are five of the best supercars of the 80's.

1. 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

Quick Stats: 400 horsepower, 366 ft-lb of Torque, produced from 1984-85.

2. 1988 Porsche 959

Quick Stats: 575 Horsepower, 510 lb-ft of torque, prduced from 1986-89.

3. 1980 BMW MI

Quick Stats: 274 horsepower, 243 lb-ft of torque, produced from 1978-81

4. 1987 Lotus Espirit Turbo

Quick Stats: 215 horsepower, 220 lb-ft of torque, produced from 1987-93

5. 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato

Quick Stats: 432 horsepower, 395 lb-ft of torque, produced from 1986-90

6. 1986 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

Quick Stats: 455 horsepower, 465 lb-ft of torque, produced from 1985-88

7. 1987 Ferrari F-40

Quick Stats: 478 horsepower, 426 lb-ft of torque, produced from 1987-92

8. 1989 De Tomaso Pantera GTS

Quick Stats: 355 horsepower, 335 ft-lb of Torque, produced from 1971-91

9. 1989 Ferrari Testarossa

Quick Stats: 390 horsepower, 361 ft-lb of Torque, produced from 1984-91

10. 1988 Callaway Sledgehammer ZR1 Corvette

Quick Stats: 898 horsepower, 772 ft-lb of Torque, produced in 1988

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