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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2010 Bentley Continental GTC

To start off, 2010 Bentley Continental GTC 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, 2010 Bentley Continental GTC (600 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 295 more horse power than 1968 Buick Riviera. (305 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Bentley Continental GTC should accelerate faster than 1968 Buick Riviera. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Bentley Continental GTC weights approximately 585 kg more than 1968 Buick Riviera. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2010 Bentley Continental GTC is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1968 Buick Riviera. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Bentley Continental GTC will offer significantly more control. 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, 2010 Bentley Continental GTC (750 Nm @ 1700 RPM) has 105 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Buick Riviera. (645 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2010 Bentley Continental GTC will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Buick Riviera.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2010 Bentley Continental GTC
Make Buick Bentley
Model Riviera Continental GTC
Year Released 1968 2010
Body Type Coupe Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 5998 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line W
Horse Power 305 HP 600 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 750 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 1700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1900 kg 2485 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4803 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1918 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1389 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2746 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 90 L


 

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