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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2011 GMC Envoy

To start off, 2011 GMC Envoy is newer by 43 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 24 more horse power than 2011 GMC Envoy. (281 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Buick Riviera should accelerate faster than 2011 GMC Envoy.

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 368 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 GMC Envoy. (277 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 GMC Envoy.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2011 GMC Envoy
Make Buick GMC
Model Riviera Envoy
Year Released 1968 2011
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 4161 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 305 HP 281 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 277 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1830 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2950 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 83 L


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