The 10 Most 1980s Car Features

The 10 Most 1980s Car Features

Leg Warmers, Perestroika and Tiananmen Square

The 1980s was an important decade that shaped the world we live in today. During this period Madonna surged to stardom, personal computers revolutionized how people worked, Back to the Future burst into theaters and the Berlin Wall came a-tumblin’ down. Not surprisingly the automotive world was just as eventful.

Despite a near-death experience Chrysler bounced back, largely thanks to the minivan. Ford’s revolutionary Taurus set the standard for midsize sedans and John DeLorean introduced his iconic stainless-steel sports car.

Of course that’s not all. There are literally tons of vehicle features that are perfectly indicative of the ‘80s. What, you weren’t born during this glorious time period? That’s ok! Don a stonewashed jean jacket and join us for at trip down memory slow lane.

  • Shawn Merrill

    TBI is still wildy used.

  • Speedboat

    and 95% of all cars on the road and manufactured to this day, continue to be FWD. There are very few RWD cars out there, that aren’t high end luxury cars.