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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera

To start off, 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera is newer by 42 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 123 more horse power than 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera. (182 HP @ 6500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Buick Riviera weights approximately 355 kg more than 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1968 Buick Riviera is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1968 Buick Riviera. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 415 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera. (230 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera
Make Buick Alfa Romeo
Model Riviera Brera
Year Released 1968 2010
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 2198 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 230 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 193 km/hour 219 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 1545 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4420 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2530 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 70 L


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