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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1964 Lancia Flaminia

To start off, 1968 Buick Riviera is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Lancia Flaminia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Lancia Flaminia 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 207 more horse power than 1964 Lancia Flaminia. (98 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 1964 Lancia Flaminia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 460 kg more than 1964 Lancia Flaminia. 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 459 more torque (in Nm) than 1964 Lancia Flaminia. (186 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1964 Lancia Flaminia.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 1964 Lancia Flaminia
Make Buick Lancia
Model Riviera Flaminia
Year Released 1968 1964
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 2458 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 305 HP 98 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 186 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 106.2 mm 80.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.4 mm 81.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1440 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2960 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 42 L


 

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