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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1959 Moretti 750

To start off, 1968 Buick Riviera is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Moretti 750. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Moretti 750 would be higher. At 7,050 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Buick Riviera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Buick Riviera (305 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 279 more horse power than 1959 Moretti 750. (26 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 1959 Moretti 750. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 1144 kg more than 1959 Moretti 750. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. 1968 Buick Riviera has automatic transmission and 1959 Moretti 750 has manual transmission. 1959 Moretti 750 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1968 Buick Riviera will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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1968 Buick Riviera 1959 Moretti 750
Make Buick Moretti
Model Riviera 750
Year Released 1968 1959
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 748 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 26 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 756 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 3710 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1430 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2160 mm


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