Buick Riviera, 1964 MY 4700 4747

Buick Riviera is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It is part of Buick's 4700 series. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) at 4400 rpm and 630 N·m (465 lb·ft/64.2 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Buick Riviera, 1964 MY 4700 4747 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5286 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6969 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
630 Nm / 465 ft.lb / 64.2 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 1901 kg

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1964 Buick Riviera data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2972 mm 117 inches
Track/tread (front) 1528 mm 60.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 5286 mm 208.1 inches
Width 1946 mm 76.6 inches
Height 1351 mm 53.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code Super Wildcat
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
6969 cc
(425.274 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.5 × 92.5 mm
4.31 × 3.64 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
51.7 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
630 Nm (465 ft·lb) (64.2 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.4 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 2 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1136 kPa (164.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 871.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 7.10 x 15
Tyres rear 7.10 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID393800
Production total
Model code 4747
Model family 4700
RAC rating 59.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Buick Riviera added 2015-01-04.
Last modified 2015-01-06.