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2002 Bentley Arnage vs. 1968 Buick Riviera

To start off, 2002 Bentley Arnage is newer by 34 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, 2002 Bentley Arnage (400 HP) has 95 more horse power than 1968 Buick Riviera. (305 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Bentley Arnage should accelerate faster than 1968 Buick Riviera. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Bentley Arnage weights approximately 685 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.

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, 2002 Bentley Arnage (835 Nm @ 2150 RPM) has 190 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Buick Riviera. (645 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2002 Bentley Arnage will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Buick Riviera.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Bentley Arnage 1968 Buick Riviera
Make Bentley Buick
Model Arnage Riviera
Year Released 2002 1968
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6750 cc 7050 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 400 HP 305 HP
Torque 835 Nm 645 Nm
Torque RPM 2150 RPM 3200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 104.2 mm 106.2 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.1 mm 99.4 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2585 kg 1900 kg
Vehicle Length 5400 mm 5370 mm
Vehicle Width 1940 mm 2020 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 3170 mm 3030 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 100 L 75 L


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