1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1974 Lada 1300
To start off, 1974 Lada 1300 is newer by 6 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. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 900 kg more than 1974 Lada 1300.
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. 1968 Buick Riviera has automatic transmission and 1974 Lada 1300 has manual transmission. 1974 Lada 1300 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||1974 Lada 1300|
|Engine Size||7050 cc||1294 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||305 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||4 doors|
|Vehicle Weight||1900 kg||1000 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5370 mm||4080 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2020 mm||1620 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1370 mm||1450 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||3030 mm||2430 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||75 L||39 L|