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1980s Collector Cars including pictures, descriptions and Prices

How Much Cars Cost In The 80's

  • Chevrolet Cavalier $7,171 Illinois 1984

    BMW 325 $21,330 New York 1988

    Buick Regal $6,119 New York 1980

    Camero Coupe $7,571 Illinois 1984

    Camero Z28 Dash $7,263 1980

    Chevrolet Corvette $23,392 Illinois 1984

    Chevy S10 Pickup $6,993 Illinois 1984

    Chrysler Cordoba $6,745 1980

    Chrysler New Yorker $10,459 1980

    Chrysler New Yorker $13,045 Illinois 1984

    Chrysler Voyager $12,632 New York 1988

    Datsun 210 sedan $4,516 New York 1980

    Datsun Stanza $6,600 Maryland 1982

    Dodge Ram Charger 4 wheel drive $6,203 New York 1980

    Ford Escort $5,189 Maryland 1982

    Ford Mustang $6,572 Maryland 1982

    Ford Mustang $7,286   Ohio   1985

    Ford Probe $12,695 California 1989

  • Ford Taurus $9,996 New York 1988

    Ford Thunderbird $6,816 1980

    GMC 1500 Pickup $5,400 Maryland 1982

    Lincoln Zephyr $4,973 New York 1980

    Mercury Couger $12,593 New York 1988

    Nissan Pickup $5,634 Illinois 1984

    Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme $6,695 New York 1980

    Plymouth Colt $4,999 New Jersey 1986

    Pontiac Catalina $6,671 1980

    Pontiac Firebird $5,992 New York 1980

    Pontiac Grand AM $9,965 New York 1988

    Pontiac Le mans 6000 $6,230 Maryland 1982

    Pontiac Sunbird $5,164 1980

    Pontiac Trans Am $7,481 1980

    Subaru Justy $6,194 New York 1988

    Toyota Celica $5,964 New York 1980

    Triumph TR8 $11,105 1981

    Volkswagen Rabbit $6,994 Illinois 1984

    Yugo $3,669 New York 1988

1980's Cars Information

The 1980s were a great time for the automobile industry, the average model new 1980 car cost around 7,000 dollars, and a gallon of gas was about 90. cents.

Gas Milleage

In 1980 the Ford motor company turned it emphasis to economy. The goal was to make a car that got 20 MPG, (up from 19 MPG in 1979). The Thunderbird was the star of the line up in it's new down sized form. The LTD II was gone and, Pinto was in it's final season.

Ford Sierra XR8

In July of 1984 Ford of South Africa announced the XR8, this limited editions Sierra model with a Mustang V8 engine,rated at 200 bhp, plus a five-speed close-ratio gearbox, and disk brakes all round. The 5-liter engine ran the car up to more than 140 mph (225kph) and from 0 to 62 mph in less than 8 sec. the car had a five-door body shell and was offered only in white.

Ford Merkur XR4TI

Another Ford super car of the 80s was the Merkur XR4TI a Sierra-based coupe', three -door hatchback with "biplane" rear spoiler. The engine is a 2.3 -liter, 4-cylinder, single overhead cam unit with a Garrett TO3B Turbocharger and gives 170 bhp at 5,200 rpm in manual gearbox form. The car is front-mounted and drivers the rear wheel via. a 5-speed manual or Ford C3 automatic box. The suspension is fully independent and the brakes are disks at the front and drums at the rear. The steering is by power-assisted rack-and -pinion.

Ferrari 4010i

The Ferrari 4010i was a full four-seater two-door car that was powered by a 2940 ci (4,823 cc) fuel-injected v12 engine. The car had a classic ageless Pininfarina styling, and despite having been in production for many years , still looked as up-to-date as any other performance car of its era. The car has a top speed of 152 mph (244kph). It's still considered one of the great classic cars of it's time.

Bristol Beaufighter

The Bristol Beaufighter was the most glamorous of the Bristol range cars. The car was turbo charged with a Chrysler hemi engine. The car was styled by Zagato and introduced as the 412 Convertible Saloon, in 1975. Like similarly powered Brigand it reached 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97kph) in 5.9 sec.

Mercedes-Benz / BMW

In order to meet the challenge of the new 16-valve Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 in the smaller car sector, BMW introduced their M535i. The BMW M535i had a 209 ci (3,430cc)single-overhead-cam-fuel-injected straight-6 engine. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph (0 to100 kph ) was possible in 7 sec. There was choice of three different gearboxes for the M535i-the BMW 5-speed with overdrive unit,a close-ratio Getrag 5-speed , or the ZF triple-range switch able automatic. The brakes were accommodated by four-wheel ventilated disk units, with anti-lock control, and the rear seats had generous leg room to accommodate 2 adults.

Bentley Mulsanne

After 51 years Rolls-Royce introduced a Bentley that was more than a re-badged, re-radiatored Rolls Royce. The Bentley that was eventually introduced was the Mulsanne, named after the famous straight on the LeMans racing circuit. The Mulsanne was the last of the really fast Bentley. Equipped with a 6.75 liter V8 engine, it produced a n undisclosed amount of power which propel the heavy car to speeds of over 130 mph (209 kph),and from 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97) in 7.4 sec. This model sat four people in great comfort, and could transport them with smoothness and speed. The Bentley delightful to drive and handle, its was considered during its rein as a very expensive delight.

Chrysler convertible LeBaron

The Chrysler motor company was making it's own changes for the 80s when it introduced the first convertible in more then a dozen years-the LeBaron struck a positive nerve with the open-air motorists. The K -cars were so popular with the public, that Chrysler began producing a limousine based on the platform in 1985. For a mere 26,318 you could cruise the town in the pinnacle of Chrysler luxury.

From our Imported Cars 1980

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

From our US Manufactured Cars 1980

1980 American Motors AMC Spirit Hatchback American Motors Spirit
Price: From $4,320
EPA : 23 MPG

Introduced in 1979 this versatile hatchback from AMC offers large cargo space and 30 MPG highway, One of the few cars available today with 5 year Ziebart Factory Rust Protection as standard, also available in DL and Limited versions which offer higher levels of trim and more standard equipment.

Childrens Toys From The 1980's

Kids Toys From the 80s
The popular toys at of the decade also signaled the age of the video game in arcades, Games Machines and PC's the most popular games being Space Invaders and Pac Man plus talking dolls were all the rage and at the end of the decade Featured Below Children's very own Sony Walkmans, Talking Alf, Star War Figures, Pound Puppies, My Little Pony and Mr and Mr's Potato Head From Our
Some Toy Examples From The Eighties

Cars and Motoring By Decade









Current Cars

Below is a list of common manufacturers and models made and sold in the Eighties

AMC , Spirit

Audi , Quattro

BMW , 3 Series , 5 Series , 6 Series , 7 Series

Buick , Regal , Skyhawk , Park Avenue , Grand National

Cadillac , Fleetwood , Allante , DeVille , Eldorado

Chevrolet , El Camino , Caprice , Corvette , Malibu , Camero

Chevrolet , Suburban Silverado , Silverado 1500 , MONZA , C/K Pickup

Chrysler , LeBaron , New Yorker , Cordoba , Conquest

Dodge , Mirada , Dakota , Ramcharger , Neon , Daytona

Dodge , Ram 1500 , Charger , Diplomat

Ford , Capri , Fiesta , Escort MK3 , Escort MK2 , Sierra

Ford , Granada , Ranger , Crown Victoria , Bronco , Aerostar

Ford , Probe , Taurus , E Series Van , E Series Van Conversion , Thunderbird

Ford , Mustang , F-100 , F-150 , F-250

Honda , Accord , Civic , Prelude

Jeep , Laredo , Renegade , Wrangler , Cherokee

Lincoln , Versailles , Town Car

Mazda , RX7

Mercedes , 280 , 550SL , 230 , 380 , 420

Mercedes , 300 , 500 , 560 , 300 SL Roadster

Mercury , Couger , Grand Marquis

MG , MGB GT , MGB Roadster , MGC , Midget

Nissan , Maxima , 300ZX , 280ZX

Oldsmobile , Cutlass , 442 , Eighty-Eight

Peugeot , 106

Plymouth , Voyager , Fury

Pontiac , Trans AM , Firebird , Bonneville , Fiero GT , Grand Prix

Renault , 19

Reliant , Scimitar , Robin

Toyota , Tercel , Celica , Corolla , Land Cruiser , Grand Prix

Triumph , Spitfire , TR7 , TR7 Convertable

Vauxhall / Opel , Chevette , Carlton , Opel Mantra , Viva

Volkswagen VW , Beetle , Rabbit , Jetta

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

Electrical Home Goods

As technology improved the size gets smaller and smaller and more and more powerfull, The "Portable Camcorder" replaced by today's Mobile Phone, The Timex Sinclair Color Computer replaced a much more powerful Tablet, Stereo Sound Television now exists as a smaller more energy efficient flatscreen TV, and the latest 50 inch Projection Screen TV can now be found as Flat Screen TV up to 100 inches .
1980s Home Appliances Section
Some Examples Of Home Appliances From The 1980's

Furniture From The 80's

It is interesting looking at the furniture and fixtures you might find in a home from each decade, as we move to more smaller computers why have a Computer Work Station, VHS Tapes No Longer used, Bean Bags not anywhere near as popular as during the Eighties
Home furnishing examples with descriptions and Prices Page

Some Examples of Furniture From The Eighties
Renault LeCar or 5
Renault LeCar or Renault 5 in Europe 40mpg Highway 30MPG Town driving
Renault LeCar or Renault 5 in Europe 40mpg Highway 30MPG Town driving
Buick Century
Buick Century not just High Tech but also High Fashion
Buick Century not just High Tech but also High Fashion

Datsun Sports Wagon
Datsun Sports Wagon with reclining Bucket Seats We are driven
With reclining Bucket Seats We are driven

Datsun 280ZX
Datsun 280ZX 2.8 OHC elagantly appointed interior
Datsun 280ZX 2.8 OHC elagantly appointed interior

Dodge Ram 50 Truck
Dodge Ram 50 Truck from $5665.00 this hard working vehicle a leader in it's class
Dodge Ram 50 Truck this hard working vehicle a leader in it's class
Prices from $5665.00

Crysler Laser XE
Crysler Laser XE with turbo performance 0 to 50mph is a stunning 5.4 secs and comfort including power seats
Crysler Laser XE with turbo performance 0 to 50mph is a stunning 5.4 secs and comfort including power seats

Ford Pickup
Ford Pickup Best Built American Trucks 4x4
Ford Pickup Best Built American Trucks 4x4

Renault Fuego 2.2 litre engine
Renault Fuego from just $8,995.00 2.2 litre engine
Prices From $8,995.00

Dodge 5-50 Truck
Dodge 5-50 Truck Americas best rated trucks with 5 year 50,000 miles warranty
Dodge 5-50 Truck Americas best rated trucks with 5 year 50,000 miles warranty

Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac Grand prix car of the year 1988 with digital Speedometer and one of the most Aetodynamic cars in the world
Pontiac Grand prix car of the year 1988 with digital Speedometer and one of the most Aetodynamic cars in the world