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Plymouth Barracuda

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Plymouth Barracuda

4-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3682 cm3 / 224.7 cu in / 224.7 cu in, 108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PlymouthIssued from1970
ModelBarracudaIssued until
SerieBarracudaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPlymouthCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5220 l / 184.34 cu ft / 184.34 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4740 mm / 186.6 in / 186.6 inTotal (curb) weight1422 kg / 3135 lb / 3135 lb
Width1902 mm / 74.9 in / 74.9 inDry weight
Height1293 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2743 mm / 108.0 in / 108.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1516 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1565 mm / 61.6 in / 61.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 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) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke104.8 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.82
Fuel supply1 Ho carbEngine displacement3682 cm3 / 224.7 cu in / 224.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity613.67 cm3/cylinder / 37.448 cu in/cylinder / 37.448 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)43.2 kW / 58.0 hp / 58.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.4 kW/l / 0.645 bhp/cu in / 0.645 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.4 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.0 kW/ton / 77.3 bhp/ton / 77.3 bhp/ton
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, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontE70/80-R14Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Plymouth Barracuda

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