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Plymouth Barracuda

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Plymouth Barracuda

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2793 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 75.3 kW / 101.0 hp / 101.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PlymouthIssued from1964
ModelBarracudaIssued until
SerieBarracudaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPlymouthCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4780 mm / 188.2 in / 188.2 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1781 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1364 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1412 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerPlymouthValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.4 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2793 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity465.50 cm3/cylinder / 28.407 cu in/cylinder / 28.407 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power75.3 kW / 101.0 hp / 101.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.1 kW / 40.4 hp / 40.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.0 kW/l / 0.592 bhp/cu in / 0.592 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.2 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels front4.5 x 13Wheels rear4.5 x 13
Tyres front6.50 x 13Tyres rear6.50 x 13
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front229 mm / 9.0 in / 9.0 inBrake diameter rear229 mm / 9.0 in / 9.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Plymouth Barracuda

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