1968 Buick Riviera with a 464 ci Big-Block V8

1968 Buick Riviera with a 464 ci Big-Block V8

John Lyons is responsible for building one of the quickest 1968 Buick Riviera around. It starts with a Buick 464 ci big-block V8 set 12 inches further back in the engine bay. The engine features a bored 1973 455 ci block, forged crank, H-beam rods, JE flat-top pistons, Stage 2 solid roller camshaft, CNC ported … Read more

1965 Buick Riviera with a LSA V8

1965 Buick Riviera with a 6.2 L LSA V8

This 1965 Buick Riviera was built by Mike Goldman Customs in Meridian, Mississippi. The car rides on an Art Morrison chassis with JRi coilovers and 15″ Baer brakes. Under the hood sits a 6.2 L supercharged LSA V8 from a Cadillac CTS-V. Handling that power is a Bowler Performance 4L80-E four-speed automatic transmission and Strange … Read more

J.F. Launier’s 1964 Buick Riviera

I have been meaning to write about this car since it won the Ridler Award (a while ago) but never got to finishing it until now. The Ridler Award is kinda like the Super Bowl of Hot Rod building, if you win, your car must be amazing. The 2014 winner was J.F. Launier’s 1964 Buick … Read more