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  Buick Riviera
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1963 - 1965
Numbers built:1963: 40000
1964: 37658
1965: 34586
Designed by:Bill Mitchel
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 6,966 cc / 425.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 109.5 mm (4.3 in) / 92.5 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 10.3:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 Carter AFB Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 360 bhp / 269 KW @ 4,600 rpm
Torque 647 Nm / 477 ft lbs @ 4,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 52 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel body on x-type ladder frame
Front suspension wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension rigid axle, longitudinal swing arms, Panhard rod, coil springs, telescopic dampers
Steering recirculating ball
Brakes drums all-round
Gearbox Super Turbo 400 3 speed Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 2,023 kilo / 4,460 lbs
Length / Width / Height 5,280 mm (207.9 in) / 1,940 mm (76.4 in) / 1,340 mm (52.8 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,970 mm (116.9 in) / 1,520 mm (59.8 in) / 1,490 mm (58.7 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.18 bhp / kg
Top Speed 200 km/h (124 mph)

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