In 1993, the lighter, faster Porsche 911 RS America was a full $10,000 cheaper than a Carrera 2. Those were the days.
In the 1986 Maserati universe, E did not stand for electric, nor economic. Not by a long shot.
In 1989, the four-cylinder Lotus Esprit Turbo SE was faster than a V12-powered Ferrari Testarossa, while also costing a lot less money.
In 1985, the Saab 900 Turbo was the safest and most fun front-wheel drive car on the American market.
A bargain, complete with brakes that are "the combination of champagne and cognac."
If any Corvette could hang with the Europeans, it was the ZR-1.
It's kind of the opposite of a new 911 Targa.
When the NSX was first launched, it trounced the Ferrari 348. In 2002, it was up against the 360 Modena.
A car with electronics this advanced wouldn't be out of place in 2016.