Big changes in technology and reliability though . . . no comparison to 1984. Direct injection, variable cam timing, water cooled turbos, no turbo lag, . . . You could say the same about overhead cams, four valves per cylinder, supercharing, etc. You can find those in cars from the 20's. But there is no comparison in the level of sophistication.
2012 F150 FX4 Ecoboost, 2016 Surveyor 274BHS
2003 Yamaha FJR1300, Demco Premiere Slider
1969 John Deere 1020, 1940 Ford 9N, 1948 Ford 8N
Jonsered 535, Can of WD-40, Duct Tape
Red Green coffee mugs