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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1966 Cadillac Sixty

To start off, 1968 Buick Riviera is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1966 Cadillac Sixty. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1966 Cadillac Sixty 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 97 more horse power than 1966 Cadillac Sixty. (208 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 1966 Cadillac Sixty. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1966 Cadillac Sixty weights approximately 215 kg more than 1968 Buick Riviera.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 1966 Cadillac Sixty
Make Buick Cadillac
Model Riviera Sixty
Year Released 1968 1966
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 7029 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 208 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 2115 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 5790 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1990 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 3390 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 82 L


 

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