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1957-1958 Buick Caballero/Special Riviera Estate Specifications
The 1957-1958 Buick Caballero/Special Riviera Estate didn't offer much to write home about, performance-wise, although the Century Caballero boasted an upgraded engine that could achieve 300 horsepower.
Engines: ohv V-8, 364 cid (4.13 × 3.40); Special: 250 bhp; Century: 300 bhp
Transmission: 3-speed manual; 2-speed Dynaflow automatic
Suspension, front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs
Suspension, rear: live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes: front/rear drums
Wheelbase (in.): 122.0
Weight (lbs): Caballero: 4,423; Special Riviera: 4,309
Top speed (mph): 100-110
0-60 mph (sec): 10.0-10.5