11: Lexus SC400
The Lexus brand was a big thing in the 1980s as it came to fruition after years of research by Toyota. There were three initial cars in the Lexus lineup, the LS, ES, and the SC. The SC was a sports coupe, and it came in either the 300 or 400 packages. The SC400 is notable because it has a powerful V8 motor and a lot of luxury. The timeless styling of the SC400 still looks good today when you compare it to other sports cars (via The Truth About Cars.
Take a ride down the freeway in an SC400, and you will experience a quiet interior with almost no road noise. The performance of the SC400 rivals anything you can get nowadays, which is a marvel achievement for a car that’s this old. But that’s not the only thing, because there was also a rare model with a five-speed transmission.