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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1962 Zastava 750

To start off, 1968 Buick Riviera is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 Zastava 750. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 Zastava 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 281 more horse power than 1962 Zastava 750. (24 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 1962 Zastava 750. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 1295 kg more than 1962 Zastava 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. Let's talk about torque, 1968 Buick Riviera (645 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 599 more torque (in Nm) than 1962 Zastava 750. (46 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1962 Zastava 750. 1968 Buick Riviera has automatic transmission and 1962 Zastava 750 has manual transmission. 1962 Zastava 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.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 1962 Zastava 750
Make Buick Zastava
Model Riviera 750
Year Released 1968 1962
Engine Size 7050 cc 766 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 24 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 46 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 605 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 3300 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1390 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2010 mm


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