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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz E 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, 1968 Buick Riviera (305 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 84 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 235 kg more than 2007 Mercedes-Benz E. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 105 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz E. (540 Nm @ 1400 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2007 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Buick Mercedes-Benz
Model Riviera E
Year Released 1968 2007
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 2986 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 540 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 1400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 193 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1460 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1830 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 80 L


 

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