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These are the most powerful cars produced during the 1980s. Most of these are recognisable classics, but some may surprise you.

The Most Powerful Cars From The 1980s

Ford RS200 Evolution (1986)

With a total power output of 572 BHP, the Ford RS200 Evolution takes first place.
It's a 2 door AWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 2.1L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1980s.

Lancia Delta S4 (1985-1986)

With a total power output of 480 BHP, the Lancia Delta S4 takes second place.
It's a 2 door AWD Hatchback with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 1.8L Inline 4 Twincharged engine.
It is also 1st in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Ferrari F40 (1987-1993)

With a total power output of 472 BHP, the Ferrari F40 takes third place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 2.9L V8 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Cars From The 1980s.

Lamborghini Countach 25th Aniversario (1988-1990)

With a total power output of 449 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach 25th Aniversario takes joint fouth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5.2L V12 engine.
It is also 7th in The Fastest Cars From The 1980s.

Lamborghini LM002 (1986-1993)

With a total power output of 449 BHP, the Lamborghini LM002 takes joint fouth place.
It's a 4 door AWD SUV with 4+2 seats and a front-mounted 5.2L V12 engine.
It is also 1st in The Worst MPG Cars Ever.

Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV S (1985-1988)

With a total power output of 449 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV S takes joint fouth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5.2L V12 engine.
It is also joint 5th in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1980s.

Porsche 959 (1987-1989)

With a total power output of 443 BHP, the Porsche 959 takes seventh place.
It's a 2 door AWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a rear-mounted 2.8L Flat 6 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also 2nd in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1980s.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato (1969-1989)

With a total power output of 432 BHP, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato takes eighth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a front-mounted 5.3L V8 engine.
It is also 2nd in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1970s.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante (1969-1989)

With a total power output of 425 BHP, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante takes joint ninth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Convertible with 4 seats and a front-mounted 5.3L V8 engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Most Powerful Cars From The 1970s.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage (1969-1989)

With a total power output of 425 BHP, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage takes joint ninth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 4 seats and a front-mounted 5.3L V8 engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Most Powerful Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari GTO (1984-1986)

With a total power output of 395 BHP, the Ferrari GTO takes eleventh place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 2.9L V8 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also 3rd in The Fastest Cars From The 1980s.

Ferrari Testarossa (1984-1991)

With a total power output of 385 BHP, the Ferrari Testarossa takes twelfth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 4.9L Flat 12 engine.
It is also 9th in The Fastest Cars From The 1980s.

Lamborghini Countach LP500S (1982-1985)

With a total power output of 370 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach LP500S takes thirteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 4.8L V12 engine.
It is also 8th in The Fastest Cars From The 1980s.

Lamborghini Countach LP400S (1978-1982)

With a total power output of 350 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach LP400S takes fourteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 6th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

De Tomaso Pantera GT5-S (1985-1990)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the De Tomaso Pantera GT5-S takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5.8L V8 engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Most Powerful De Tomasos Ever.

De Tomaso Pantera GT5 (1980-1985)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the De Tomaso Pantera GT5 takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5.8L V8 engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Most Powerful De Tomasos Ever.

De Tomaso Pantera GTS (1972-1985)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the De Tomaso Pantera GTS takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5.8L V8 engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Most Powerful De Tomasos Ever.

Ferrari 512 BBi (1981-1984)

With a total power output of 340 BHP, the Ferrari 512 BBi takes joint eighteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 4.9L Flat 12 engine.
It is also joint 14th in The Fastest Cars From The 1980s.

Ferrari 512 BB (1976-1981)

With a total power output of 340 BHP, the Ferrari 512 BB takes joint eighteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 4.9L Flat 12 engine.
It is also 2nd in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari 412 (1986-1990)

With a total power output of 335 BHP, the Ferrari 412 takes twentieth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a front-mounted 4.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 29th in The Worst MPG Cars Ever.

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Last updated on 10th September, 2019
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