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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML 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 144 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML. (161 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML weights approximately 275 kg more than 1968 Buick Riviera.

Let's talk about torque, 1968 Buick Riviera (645 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 245 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML. (400 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2007 Mercedes-Benz ML
Make Buick Mercedes-Benz
Model Riviera ML
Year Released 1968 2007
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 2685 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 106.2 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.4 mm 88.4 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 193 km/hour 185 km/hour
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 2175 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 83 L


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