1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2004 Porsche GT2
To start off, 2004 Porsche GT2 is newer by 36 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 460 kg more than 2004 Porsche GT2.
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 @ 3200 RPM) has 305 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Porsche GT2. (340 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Porsche GT2. 1968 Buick Riviera has automatic transmission and 2004 Porsche GT2 has manual transmission. 2004 Porsche GT2 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||2004 Porsche GT2|
|Engine Size||7050 cc||3600 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||8 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||305 HP||0 HP|
|Torque||645 Nm||340 Nm|
|Torque RPM||3200 RPM||3500 RPM|
|Number of Seats||4 seats||4 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1900 kg||1440 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5370 mm||4460 mm|
|Vehicle Width||2020 mm||1840 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1370 mm||1290 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||3030 mm||2360 mm|