"It was a salesman probably not much older than me, and he said, 'You want a ride?' Of course we said yes! He put us in the back seat, and The 340hp, 425-cu. V-8 that was optional on 1963 Rivieras was standard in 1 Many hours of detailing work improved the look of this engine garage door remote only works at close range Hemmings. com I JUNE 2016 HEMMINGS CLASSIC CAR 29 literally smoked the Buick's tires down Main Street.
Don and I both said, 'Wow, we've gotta have one of these!' But of course, since we were in high school at the time, that was impossible. " Buick would make minor, but notable, refinements to its popular new flagship for the 1964 model year. Exterior changes included new badges and the adoption of a stylized "R" garage door remote only works at close range ornament, while inside, leather upholstery was no longer available on the option list, and plastic knobs replaced metal versions on the instrument panel. Still more power came under the hood in the form of the newly standard 425-cu.
"Wildcat 465" V-8, which made 340 horsepower at 4,400 RPM and 465-lb. of torque at 2,800 RpM with its 25:1 compression ratio and four-barrel carburetor. Also available was a dual four-barrel-carbureted "Super Wildcat" V-8 option that made a very healthy 360hp. The mandatory garage door remote only works at close range automatic transmission was replaced by Buick's new, sportier Super Turbine 4