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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1971 Suzuki Fronte

To start off, 1971 Suzuki Fronte is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Buick Riviera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Buick Riviera 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 272 more horse power than 1971 Suzuki Fronte. (33 HP @ 6500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 1971 Suzuki Fronte. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 1420 kg more than 1971 Suzuki Fronte. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1968 Buick Riviera (645 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 603 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Suzuki Fronte. (42 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Suzuki Fronte.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 1971 Suzuki Fronte
Make Buick Suzuki
Model Riviera Fronte
Year Released 1968 1971
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Size 7050 cc 355 cc
Horse Power 305 HP 33 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 42 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 480 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 3000 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1300 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1210 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2020 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 30 L


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