The top 10 sports cars of the 1980s according to Sports Car International.

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 1980s.

Top Sports Cars of the 1980s
1.   Porsche 959
2.   Ferrari 288 GTO
3.   VW Golf GTI
4.   Audi Quattro
5.   Ferrari F40
6.   BMW M3
7.   Porsche 911 Carrera
8.   Toyota MR2
9.   Renault 5 Turbo
10. Lamborghini Countach

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 Lotus or DeLorean. What about the DeLorean DMC-12Lotus Esprit Turbo or Ferrari Testarossa?


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