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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 1990 Citroen Rally Raid

To start off, 1990 Citroen Rally Raid is newer by 22 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 8 more horse power than 1990 Citroen Rally Raid. (297 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 1990 Citroen Rally Raid. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 450 kg more than 1990 Citroen Rally Raid. 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 55 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Citroen Rally Raid. (590 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Citroen Rally Raid.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 1990 Citroen Rally Raid
Make Buick Citroen
Model Riviera Rally Raid
Year Released 1968 1990
Engine Size 7050 cc 2499 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 297 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 590 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1450 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 2020 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 3000 mm


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