Performance Statistics-280ZX 
 
79 280ZX 79 280ZX 79 280ZX Automatic 79 280ZX
79 280ZX 2+2 79 280ZX 80 IMSA GTU 81 280ZX Turbo, Automatic
81 280ZX Turbo, Automatic 81 280ZX Turbo 81 280ZX Turbo 81 280ZX Turbo, Automatic
82 280ZX 82 280ZX Turbo 82 IMSO GTO 80 SCCA T/A

79 280ZX
 
0-60 9.2
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 17.2@82
Lateral Acceleration .76
Braking from 60 160
Braking from 80 286
Top Speed 121
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 135/5200
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 144/4400
Curb Weight 2825
Source Road and Track 11/78


79 280ZX
 
0-60 9.1
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 17.1@83
Lateral Acceleration ----
Braking from 70 184
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed 115
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 135/5200
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 144/4400
Curb Weight 2900
Source Car and Driver 1/79


79 280ZX Automatic
 
0-60 10.2
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 18.1@80
Lateral Acceleration .76
Braking from 60 160
Braking from 80 286
Top Speed ----
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 135/5200
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 144/4400
Curb Weight 2900
Source Road and Track 4/79


79 280ZX
 
0-60 9.0
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 17.3@82
Lateral Acceleration .76
Braking from 70 189
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed 118
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 135/5200
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 144/4400
Curb Weight 2850
Source Car and Driver 4/79


79 280ZX 2+2
 
0-60 11.3
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 18.4@75
Lateral Acceleration ----
Braking from 60 168
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed ----
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 135/5200
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 144/4400
Curb Weight 2855
Source Motor Trend 6/79


79 280ZX
 
0-60 9.4
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 17.0@83
Lateral Acceleration ----
Braking from 70 206
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed 118
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 135/5200
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 144/4400
Curb Weight 2970
Source Car and Driver 4/80


80 IMSA GTU
Owned/driven by Don Devendorf(Electromotive)
non-turbo
 
0-60 5.7
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 14.1@102
Lateral Acceleration 1.23
Braking from 60 81
Braking from 80 155
Top Speed 122
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 270/7500
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 202/6000
Curb Weight 2430
Source Road and Track 6/80


81 280 ZX Turbo, Automatic
 
0-60 6.8
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 15.2@89
Lateral Acceleration .78
Braking from 70 196
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed 126
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 180/5600
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 203/2800
Curb Weight 3070
Source Car and Driver 5/81


81 280 ZX Turbo, Automatic
 
0-60 7.4
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 15.6@88
Lateral Acceleration .75
Braking from 60 164
Braking from 80 288
Top Speed 129
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 180/5600
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 203/2800
Curb Weight 2995
Source Road and Track 5/81


81 280ZX Turbo
 
0-60 7.1
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 15.2@89
Lateral Acceleration .76
Braking from 70 196
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed 135
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 180/5600
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 203/2800
Curb Weight 2960
Source Car and Driver


81 280ZX Turbo
 
0-60 ----
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 15.3@93
Lateral Acceleration ----
Braking from 60 ----
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed ----
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 180/5600
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 203/2800
Curb Weight ----
Source E Brinkman


81 280ZX Turbo, Automatic
 
0-60 7.7
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 15.9@88
Lateral Acceleration ----
Braking from 60 150
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed ----
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 180/5600
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 203/2800
Curb Weight 2867
Source Motor Trend 2/82


82 280ZX
 
0-60 9.1
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 16.8@82
Lateral Acceleration .69
Braking from 60 165
Braking from 80 330
Top Speed 123
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 145/5500
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 166/3000
Curb Weight 2825
Source Road and Track 82


82 280ZX Turbo
 
0-60 7.9
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 16.1@86
Lateral Acceleration .75
Braking from 60 164
Braking from 80 288
Top Speed 126
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 180/5600
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 203/2800
Curb Weight 2990
Source Road and Track 12/82


82 IMSA GTO
Turbocharged
 
0-60 3.8
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 11.5@131
Lateral Acceleration ----
Braking from 60 79
Braking from 80 179
Top Speed 145
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 580/7500
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 520/5500
Curb Weight 2600
Source Road and Track 5/83


80 SCCA TA
Owned/driven by Bob Sharp and Paul Newman
 
0-60 5.6
1/4 Mile (time@speed) 13.7@105
Lateral Acceleration 1.09
Braking from 60 121
Braking from 80 ----
Top Speed 124
Peak HP(hp/rpm) 300/7500
Peak torque(torque/rpm) 245/6000
Curb Weight 2230
Source Road and Track 6/80