Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Chevrolet Impala SS

Reasons to consider the
Chevrolet Impala SS

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Lighter curb weight 3,500 lb vs 3,912 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Back view of Buick GSX

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Buick GSX

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Slightly bigger engine 7,468 cc vs 6,997 cc More than 5% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Impala SS  vs
Buick GSX 
Brand Chevrolet Buick
Price 3,199 4,880
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1966 1970
Highest auction price $126k, January 2007 $181k, January 2007

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 10.9 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 9 in Solid Drum

power & handling

Impala SS  vs
Buick GSX 
Power-to-weight ratio 8.97 lb/hp 9.54 lb/hp
Maximum hp 390 HP 410 HP @ 4,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,997 cc 7,468 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,500 lb 3,912 lb
Chevrolet Impala SS
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Buick GSX
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