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Figures & Specs: Buick Riviera 6.6 V8 - [1962]

Buick Riviera Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

Buick Riviera Engine:

The Coupe version of the Riviera model has a 6555 cc (400.0 ci) 16 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

Buick Riviera Transmission:

This particular Buick Riviera 6.6 V8 has a 3 speed / Auto gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Buick Riviera Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

Buick Riviera Power:

The Riviera's 6555 cc (400.0 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 325 bhp (242 kW) @ 4400 rpm.

Buick Riviera Torque:

The Buick Riviera produces torque measuring 445 lb-ft (603.3 Nm) @ 2800 rpm.

Buick Riviera Power to Weight:

The Riviera weighs around 1901 kg (4190 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 170.9 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 234.0 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Buick Riviera Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

Buick Riviera Top Speed:

The Buick Riviera 6.6 V8 - [1962] has a top speed of 123 mph (197.9 kph)

Buick Riviera Acceleration:

This Riviera accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 8.1 seconds or 0-100kph in 8.4s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.36 seconds with a trap speed of 92.1 mph.

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Buick Riviera 6.6 V8 - [1962]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1962 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 6555 cc (400.0 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V 8
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 3 speed / Auto
  • Top Speed: 123 mph (197.9 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 8.1 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 8.4 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 325 bhp (242 kW) @ 4400 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1901 kgs (4190 lbs)
  • Torque: 445 lb-ft (603.3 Nm) @ 2800 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 14.78 secs @ 92.1 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 170.9 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 234.0 lb-ft
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