Sports Car International (SCI) was an automobile magazine in the United States published by Ross Periodicals Inc. that was focused on sports cars. The magazine was published from 1986 to 2008. The magazine ceased publication with the November 2008 edition due to cost factors such as a lack of advertising revenue.
The magazine compiled a list of the Top Sports Cars of each decade from the 1960s to 2000s. The selections were simply the opinions of the magazine’s editors. The following list was taken from the magazine and highlights what they thought were the best sports cars from the 1970s.
|Top Sports Cars of the 1970s|
- 1. Ferrari Daytona
- 2. Datsun 240Z
- 3. Lamborghini Countach
- 4. Lamborghini Miura SV
- 5. Ferrari 308
- 6. Ferrari Dino
- 7. Mazda RX-7
- 8. Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7
- 9. De Tomaso Pantera
- 10. BMW M1
So there you have the opinion of the Sports Car International editors, but more importantly what would you rate as the top sports cars of all time?
Interestingly there is no Chevrolet, Lancia, Aston Martin or Maserati. What about the Monteverdi Hai 450 SS, Ferrari 365 BB, Maserati Bora, Ferrari 512 BB, Porsche 928, Chevrolet Corvette C3 ZR1, Lancia Stratos HF, Aston Martin V8 Vantage or Maserati Khamsin?