1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1977 Buick Skyhawk
To start off, 1977 Buick Skyhawk is newer by 9 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 565 kg more than 1977 Buick Skyhawk.
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||1977 Buick Skyhawk|
|Engine Size||7050 cc||3791 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||305 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Seats||4 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1900 kg||1335 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5370 mm||4560 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2020 mm||1670 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1370 mm||1280 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||3030 mm||2480 mm|