1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1968 Oldsmobile 442
To start off, both 1968 Buick Riviera and 1968 Oldsmobile 442 were released in the same year (1968). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 7,464 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Oldsmobile 442 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 215 kg more than 1968 Oldsmobile 442.
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||1968 Oldsmobile 442|
|Engine Size||7050 cc||7464 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||305 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Seats||4 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1900 kg||1685 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5370 mm||5180 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2020 mm||1960 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1370 mm||1370 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||3030 mm||2850 mm|