The 10 Most 1980s Car Features

The 10 Most 1980s Car Features

5. Boxy Design

Aside from questionable electronics and garish vinyl the ‘80s are also famous for boxy styling. While not 100 percent certain, we suspect it was a legal requirement that cars of the period be designed exclusively with a straightedge. Rulers and squares were permitted; French curves and protractors were banned.

At this time Audi started a trend with it sleek, “aero-styled” vehicles. The cars they produced during this decade still look pretty attractive today, something you cannot say about products like the Pontiac 6000 or Dodge Aries.

  • 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.