1950’s & Earlier Car 0-60 Specs

1950s Car 0 60 Times

Find 1950’s Car 0 to 60 Times

Find 0-60 and quarter mile times for automobiles produced before 1959! Stats are segmented by car make allowing you to easily browse this comprehensive list of 1930’s, 40’s or 50’s car 0-60 specs and see how an automobile’s acceleration compares to the other cars of the time period. In the Fifties there were a number of things that influenced American, and even global, automotive culture. Some of the more notable items include the introduction of the Interstate Highway System, suburbanization (requiring more reliance cars and driving further), increased popularity in hot rodding and the introduction of car-oriented establishments such as “fast food” drive-in restaurants and drive-in movie

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Aston Martin 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Aston Martin Stats

1953 Aston Martin DB2
0-60 mph 12.5 Quarter mile 18.7 Compare
1950 Aston Martin DB2
0-60 mph 10.9 Compare
1951 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage
0-60 mph 10.7 Compare
1958 Aston Martin DB4
0-60 mph 7.9 Quarter mile 15.9 Compare
1959 Aston Martin DB4
0-60 mph 7.5 Quarter mile 15.8 Compare
1958 Aston Martin DB4 GT
0-60 mph 6.1 Quarter mile 13.8 Compare

Austin Healey 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Austin Healey Stats

1953 Austin Healey 100
0-60 mph 11.6 Compare
1956 Austin Healey 100-6
0-60 mph 11.2 Compare
1954 Austin Healey 100-4
0-60 mph 10.5 Compare
1956 Austin Healey 100M Roadster
0-60 mph 9.6 Compare
1955 Austin Healey 100S
0-60 mph 7.7 Quarter mile 15.9 Compare

BMW 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All BMW Stats

1959 BMW 507 Roadster
0-60 mph 10.2 Quarter mile 17.8 Compare

Buick 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Buick Stats

1954 Buick Century
0-60 mph 9.8 Quarter mile 17.5 Compare

Cadillac 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Cadillac Stats

1955 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan
0-60 mph 10.0 Quarter mile 17.6 Compare

Chevrolet 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Chevrolet Stats

1953 Chevrolet Corvette
0-60 mph 11.0 Compare
1959 Chevrolet El Camino
0-60 mph 8.7 Quarter mile 16.0 Compare
1956 Chevrolet Corvette
0-60 mph 7.5 Quarter mile 15.9 Compare
1957 Chevrolet Corvette (3-Speed)
0-60 mph 6.8 Quarter mile 15.0 Compare
1959 Chevrolet Corvette
0-60 mph 6.6 Quarter mile 14.7 Compare
1957 Chevrolet Corvette (Fuel-Injected)
0-60 mph 6.6 Quarter mile 14.2 Compare
1958 Chevrolet Corvette
0-60 mph 6.5 Compare
1957 Chevrolet Corvette
0-60 mph 6.4 Quarter mile 14.9 Compare

Chrysler 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Chrysler Stats

1955 Chrysler 300A Coupe
0-60 mph 10.0 Quarter mile 17.6 Compare
1958 Chrysler 300D Coupe
0-60 mph 9.7 Quarter mile 17.9 Compare

Ferrari 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Ferrari Stats

1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta
0-60 mph 10.0 Quarter mile 16.3 Compare
1952 Ferrari 212 Vignale Coupe
0-60 mph 8.2 Quarter mile 15.5 Compare
1952 Ferrari 212 Touring Barchetta
0-60 mph 7.0 Quarter mile 15.3 Compare
1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica
0-60 mph 6.6 Quarter mile 14.6 Compare
1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Superfast
0-60 mph 5.6 Quarter mile 13.9 Compare

Ford 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Ford Stats

1955 Ford Thunderbird
0-60 mph 11.5 Quarter mile 17.9 Compare

Jaguar 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Jaguar Stats

1953 Jaguar XK 120 Drophead Coupe
0-60 mph 11.9 Compare
1954 Jaguar XK 120 Drophead Coupe
0-60 mph 11.9 Compare
1948 Jaguar XK 120
0-60 mph 9.9 Compare
1953 Jaguar XK 120
0-60 mph 9.7 Compare
1956 Jaguar XK 140 Coupe
0-60 mph 8.9 Compare
1955 Jaguar XK 140 Roadster
0-60 mph 8.2 Compare
1959 Jaguar XK 150 Roadster 3.4S
0-60 mph 7.2 Compare

Lincoln 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Lincoln Stats

1956 Lincoln Premiere Convertible
0-60 mph 11.7 Quarter mile 18.2 Compare

Lotus 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Lotus Stats

1957 Lotus Elite Series 1
0-60 mph 11.9 Compare

Mercedes 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Mercedes Stats

1956 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing
0-60 mph 7.5 Quarter mile 15.5 Compare

MG 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All MG Stats

1955 MG MGA 1500
0-60 mph 15.6 Compare
1959 MG MGA 1600
0-60 mph 14.2 Compare

MINI 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All MINI Stats

1959 Austin Mini Cooper 850 MK 1
0-60 mph 29.6 Compare

Porsche 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Porsche Stats

1956 Porsche 356 A
0-60 mph 14.3 Quarter mile 19.1 Compare
1959 Porsche 356 A Convertible D
0-60 mph 14.0 Quarter mile 19.4 Compare
1950 Porsche 356
0-60 mph 13.9 Quarter mile 19.2 Compare
1958 Porsche 356 A
0-60 mph 13.9 Quarter mile 19.5 Compare
1956 Porsche 356 A Carrera
0-60 mph 11.4 Quarter mile 17.5 Compare
1959 Porsche 356 A GS Carrera de Luxe
0-60 mph 10.8 Quarter mile 18.4 Compare
1955 Porsche 550 Spyder
0-60 mph 7.0 Quarter mile 16.2 Compare

Toyota 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Toyota Stats

1958 Toyota Toyopet Crown
0-60 mph 25.9 Quarter mile 23.5 Compare

Triumph 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Triumph Stats

1952 Triumph Renown
0-60 mph 29.9 Compare
1954 Triumph Renown
0-60 mph 29.5 Compare
1950 Triumph Mayflower
0-60 mph 27.9 Compare
1946 Triumph 1800 Roadster
0-60 mph 25.1 Compare
1948 Triumph 1800 Roadster
0-60 mph 25.1 Compare
1949 Triumph 2000 Roadster
0-60 mph 24.6 Compare
1954 Triumph TR2
0-60 mph 12.4 Compare
1956 Triumph TR3
0-60 mph 11.8 Quarter mile 18.1 Compare
1958 Triumph TR3 A
0-60 mph 11.3 Compare

Volkswagen 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Volkswagen Stats

1954 Fisher Volkswagen Beetle 1200
0-60 mph 35.0 Quarter mile 23.3 Compare
1956 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1200
0-60 mph 28.8 Quarter mile 23.6 Compare
1955 MAG Supercharged Volkswagen Beetle 1200
0-60 mph 22.0 Quarter mile 22.4 Compare
1957 Okrasa Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1200
0-60 mph 18.4 Quarter mile 20.0 Compare
1957 Judson Supercharged Volkswagen Beetle 1200
0-60 mph 18.0 Quarter mile 19.8 Compare

Volvo 0 to 60 MPH & Quarter Mile Times View All Volvo Stats

1956 Volvo PV444
0-60 mph 18.8 Quarter mile 21.9 Compare
1959 Volvo 122S Sedan
0-60 mph 17.8 Quarter mile 21.0 Compare
1957 Volvo PV444
0-60 mph 14.5 Quarter mile 20.3 Compare
1957 Volvo PV444 L
0-60 mph 14.3 Quarter mile 19.5 Compare
1958 Volvo Amazon
0-60 mph 14.0 Quarter mile 19.9 Compare
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