The Reason Why These 50 Cars Are Worst Popular Cars of the ’80s

48. Pontiac Fiero

Year Introduced: 1984

Why It’s Terrible: The Fiero, Pontiac’s attempt at a mid-engined sports car, was almost brilliant. The fact that it was usually on fire and didn’t perform terribly well even when it wasn’t burning killed the deal.

47. Triumph Acclaim

Year Introduced: 1981

Why It’s Terrible: Triumph tried to make its return with this car, but why. Triumph was best known for wedge-shaped sports cars, why try to come back with a boxy Honda clone? The company died slowly over the next three years, sadly just a year shy of its centennial.

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