1965 Buick Riviera Gran Sport - Engine & Chassis

1965 Buick Riviera, left side, hood and trunk open.

425-cid nail-head V8

The Riv is powered by a dual-quad, "Super Wildcat", 425-cid nail-head V8; rebuilt and updated with Edelbrock carbs and Mooneyes air and valve covers. Throttle and kickdown ends are Lokar.

Stainless Steel Brakes, right front Stainless Steel Brakes, left front

A modern 4-wheel disc-brake set up from Stainless Steel Brakes provide stopping power for this brute.

1965 Buick Riviera, cruciform frame 1965 Buick Riviera, muffler.

Here's a good look at the Riviera's cruciform frame.

Currie rearend Airbags by Air Ride Technologies

Airbags by Air Ride Technologies cushion the ride. A 9-inch Ford rear end from Currie puts power to the rear wheels and a Quickor sway bar keeps it all in place.

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