The driver controlled up to 305 horsepower in the 1959 Plymouth Sport Fury.

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1959 Plymouth Sport Fury Specifications

The 1959 Plymouth Sport Fury was created to help Plymouth hold on to third place in the sales rankings, but those efforts would fail in the 1960s.

Specifications

Engine: ohv V-8, 318 cid (3.91 × 3.31), 260 bhp; 361 cid (4.12 × 3.38), 305 bhp

Transmission: 3-speed manual; overdrive and 3-speed TorqueFlite automatic optional

Suspension front: trailing arms, longitudinal torsion bars

Suspension rear: live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 118

Weight (lbs.): 3,475-3,670

Top speed (mph): 90-110

0-60 mph (sec): 10.5-14

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