Vintage Review: 1964 Buick Riviera Car And Driver Road Research Report – The Longest, Most Comprehensive Car Review Ever?

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I’ve gotten in the spirit of the vintage reviews we’ve been having lately, and my contribution is from the oldest Car and Driver I have, from December 1963. Note that this is not just a “test” or ‘review”, but a “Road Research Report”. And that means quite long and very comprehensive. If you’ve ever wondered what the roll center height  or spring rates of the Riviera were, and in comparison to a few other cars, this will be satisfying. If not, it’s a good read and window into a time when car reviews were a bit different, as were the cars themselves. (click on images for larger size)

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Whew! Still want more? Here’s my very much shorter take on the ’64 Riviera