HORSEPOWER BY DECADE
Find horsepower from cars in each decade! This section allows you to search horsepower specs for automobiles produced in various decades such as 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, 2000’s, 2010’s and even 1950’s and before. With horsepower specs segmented by the decade a car is produced, it allows you to easily see how the vehicle stacks up with others of the same era. For example the 1992 Dodge Viper featured a 400 HP engine. For the time it was an incredible amount of power, and it certainly sticks out amongst other early 90’s cars. However, when assorted with modern day cars, the original Viper’s horsepower looks more average considering today even a KIA can come equipped with over 400HP (K900). So, this list can help you keep the stats in perspective and appreciate that horsepower is sometimes best looked at relative to its era. What was once big power during one ten year period, may not be in the next.
This section can even help you make a buying decision on your next car, truck or SUV. Many car buyers base their search primarily on price, brand, practicality, style, safety, reliability or mpg, while others look for vehicles in a specific era such as a 1970’s muscle car or a 1990’s sports car. Within each car HP by decade specs list, enthusiasts can see how they compare to another. So if you’re a horsepower enthusiast looking to buy your next vehicle and have a preferred vehicle age range, then we hope you find this this section helpful. Whether you’re buying or just browsing, we hope that you enjoy this resource and make sure to check back soon for updates to this car horsepower by decade section as these stats are continuously changing. Get started by selecting the car decade of your choice below.