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Imported Autos Sold In 1980 including photographs, prices and descriptions

20 New Auto Imports You Could Buy in 1980 Due to the large number of Imports from Europe and Japan available in the United States in 1980 we have created 2 car sections for the year, this page features some 20 Imports available for sale from Europe and Japan together with prices, Photos and Descriptions, most of these were also available in the European Market, our prices are based on US Dollar so prices around the world would depend on exchange rates at the time. From Europe we have included cars from Alfa Romeo, BMW, Fiat, Jaguar, Mercedes Benz, MG, Porsche, Renault, Triumph and VW. From Japan our listings include Datsun, Honda, Mazda and Toyota, some of the models are still made today although updated many times in the last 30 years, BMW 3 Series, Honda Accord and Civic, Mazda 626, Toyota Corrola and VW Rabbit.

  • 1980 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Alfa Romeo Spider
    Country Of Origin Italy
    Price: From $12,545

    EPA : 18 MPG 4 cylinder dual overhead cam, 5 speed Manual Gearbox, Power Assisted Brakes, Alloy Wheels


  • 1980 BMW 320 I BMW 320 I
    Price: From $14,500
    Country Of Origin Germany

    EPA : 22 MPG 1.8 Litre 4 Cylinder Fuel Injected overhead cam engine, 5 speed manual transmission, sunroof, AM / FM radio with auto reverse stereo cassette tape, Recaro Sports Seats


  • 1980 Datsun 510 Datsun 510
    Price: From $4,098
    Country Of Origin: Japan

    EPA : 31 MPG Datsun 510 ( Changed Name to Nissan on all Models in 1985 ) 510


  • 1980 Honda Accord Honda Accord
    Price: From $5,156
    Country Of Origin: Japan

    EPA : 25 MPG
    4 door family sedan, features include variable assist power steering, front wheel drive, four wheel independent suspension, remote control outside mirror



From Our 1980 US Cars Page
1980 Ford F150 Truck Ford F150 Truck
Price: From $7,595
EPA : 19 MPG
Description This offers a great example of auto manufacturer changing engines and designs to meet the fuel efficiency Americans were looking for following the fuel crisis with the new F150 providing 19 MPG EPA with a 4.9L 300 CID six cylinder engine.


  • 1980 Fiat X1/9 Fiat X1/9
    Price: From $7,379
    Country Of Origin: Italy

    EPA : 23 MPG 1.5 liter engine with body styling by the well known Bertone, this Targa sports car includes roll over bars and form fitting bucket seats


  • 1980 Honda Civic Honda Civic
    Price: From $4,949
    Country Of Origin: Japan
    EPA : 34 MPG

    The new 1980 Honda Civic was larger than earlier versions with a longer wheelbase providing more passenger room and leg space, front wheel drive, transverse mounted engine, rack and pinion steering and four wheel independent strut suspension



  • 1920 Mazda 626 Mazda 626
    Price: From $5,995
    EPA : 24 MPG

    The new 1980 Mazda 626 offering extraordinary performance, fine craftsmanship, high fuel efficiency with an EPA of33 MPG highway, generous interior room and luggage space featuring a 2 Litre 4 cylinder overhead cam engine, power assisted front disc brakes, 5 speed overdrive transmission, AM/FM Stereo Radio rear window defroster, electric remote control for door mirror, tinted glass and tachometer, many of these features would normally only be found on high end European models costing significantly more.


  • 1980 Mazda RX7 Mazda RX7
    Price: From $7,995
    EPA : 22 MPG

    A rotary engined ( Licensed from NSU-Wankel )sports car, offering high performance including 0 to 50 in 6. 3 seconds, included in the price are the following AM / FM stereo Radio, tinted glass, 5 speed transmission, Tachometer, vented front disk and finned rear drum brakes, air conditioning.


  • 1980 Mercedes Benz 450 SL Roadster Mercedes Benz 450 SL Roadster
    Price: From $34,800
    Country Of Origin: Germany
    EPA : 23 MPG

    2 plus 2 Coupe, 4.5 Litre V8 Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Assisted Steering


  • 1980 MG MGB MG MGB
    Country Of Origin: Britain
    EPA : 16 MPG
    Price: From $7,950

    4 Cylinder 1.8 Litre, 4 speed manual transmission,


  • Triumph TR7 Triumph TR7
    Price: From $9,325
    Country Of Origin: UK
    EPA : 21 MPG

    Engine is a 4 cylinder with choice of a 4 speed manual gearbox or 3 speed automatic transmission with MacPherson strut suspension


  • VW Rabbit VW Rabbit
    Price: From $4,285
    Country Of Origin: Germany
    EPA : 27 MPG

    The VW Rabbit was Volkswagon answer to the Hatchback revolution caused by the increase in the price of Gasoline in the 1970's , Volkswagon had a large following of Beetle Owners and the Rabbit offered a family car providing good mileage and safety features combined with quality German Engineering .


  • 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo Porsche 924 Turbo
    Country Of Origin: Germany
    EPA : 11 MPG
    Price: From $19,800

    Following the introduction of the original 2 + 2 Porsche 924 with very poor reviews due to it's poor performance not normally associated with a Porsche, the 1980 924 Turbo sets out to make the car worthy of the Porsche Label with a 2 liter turbo charged version offering 0 to 60 in 9.2 seconds not fantastic but more respectable than the earlier non turbo version which was sluggish by any standard.


  • 1980 Renault Le Car Renault Le Car
    Country Of Origin: France
    EPA : 30 MPG
    Price: From $4,235

    Featuring four wheel drive independent suspension and standard steel bellied Michelin radial tires offering the smoothest ride in its class over bumpy roads, combine that with an estimated EPA of 40 MPG for an economy car with great mileage, road holding and comfort. This Popular European Hatchback is now available in the United States at AMC Dealerships


  • 1980 Subaru Hatchback Subaru Hatchback
    Country Of Origin: Japan
    EPA : 32 MPG
    Price: From $3,999

    front wheel drive, floating rear suspension, five speed transmission, power assisted braking, electronic ignition, side window defrosters,


  • 1980 Toyota Celica Supra Toyota Celica Supra
    Price: From $7,485
    Country Of Origin: Japan
    EPA : 21 MPG

    Features a 2.8 Litre 6 cylinder electronically controlled fuel injected engine offering breath taking performance combined with uncompromising luxury includes air conditioning, four speaker AM/FM stereo Radio, Power Steering, Leather Seats,


  • Toyota Corolla SR5- Sports Coupe Toyota Corolla SR5- Sports Coupe
    Price: From $5,995
    Country Of Origin: Japan
    EPA : 27 MPG

    The Toyota Corolla is currently the best selling car in the world with multiple variants. This SR5 Sports Coupe version Features a 1.8 liter engine one of 12 new Toyota Corolla models offering the highest rating for comfort and reliability.


  • Triumph Spitfire Triumph Spitfire
    Price: From $7365
    Country Of Origin: UK
    EPA : 23 MPG

    Engine is a 4 cylinder with a 4 speed manual transmission with an electronically operated overdrive, front disc brakes and read drum brakes .


1980's Mens and Womens and Childrens Fashion Clothes

Visit Our Eighties Fashion Section Below are just a few examples from our Selection Take a little trip back in time to the clothes of your youth and have a smile or feel nostalgic
Some Example Fashions From the 1980's