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1968 Buick Riviera vs. 2012 Infiniti G37

To start off, 2012 Infiniti G37 is newer by 44 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, 2012 Infiniti G37 (330 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 1968 Buick Riviera. (305 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Infiniti G37 should accelerate faster than 1968 Buick Riviera.

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 279 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Infiniti G37. (366 Nm @ 5200 RPM). This means 1968 Buick Riviera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Infiniti G37.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Buick Riviera 2012 Infiniti G37
Make Buick Infiniti
Model Riviera G37
Year Released 1968 2012
Body Type Coupe Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7050 cc 3700 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 305 HP 330 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 7000 RPM
Torque 645 Nm 366 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 5200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4655 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1852 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2850 mm


 

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