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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2001 Nissan HyperMini

To start off, 2001 Nissan HyperMini is newer by 33 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 615 kg more than 2001 Nissan HyperMini.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1968 Buick Riviera (645 Nm) has 515 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Nissan HyperMini. (130 Nm). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Nissan HyperMini.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2001 Nissan HyperMini
Make Buick Nissan
Model Riviera HyperMini
Year Released 1968 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 2988 cc
Engine Type in-line electric
Horse Power 305 HP 0 HP
Torque 645 Nm 130 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1285 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 2670 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 1900 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 76 L


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