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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2007 Holden UTE

To start off, 2007 Holden UTE is newer by 39 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, 2007 Holden UTE (357 HP) has 52 more horse power than 1968 Buick Riviera. (305 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Holden UTE should accelerate faster than 1968 Buick Riviera.

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 115 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Holden UTE. (530 Nm). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Holden UTE. 1968 Buick Riviera has automatic transmission and 2007 Holden UTE has manual transmission. 2007 Holden UTE 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 2007 Holden UTE
Make Buick Holden
Model Riviera UTE
Year Released 1968 2007
Body Type Coupe Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 6000 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 305 HP 357 HP
Torque 645 Nm 530 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors


 

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