The 1961 Dodge Dart included three series of styles including the price-leading Seneca, the Pioneer, and the line-leader Phoenix.

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1960-1961 Dodge Dart Specifications

The 1960-1961 Dodge Dart was a huge sales success despite having to deal with competitors Chrysler-DeSoto-Plymouth.

SpecificationsEngine: ohv 1-6, 225 cid (3.40 x 4.12), 145 bhp; ohv V-8, 318 (3.91 x 3.31), 230/255 bhp (1960), 260 (1961); 361 cid (4.12 x 3.38), 295 bhp (1960), 305 bhp (1961); 383 cid (4.25 x 3.38), 325/330 bhp; ohv V-8, 413 cid (4.19 x 3.75), 350/375 (1961 only)

Engine: ohv 1-6, 225 cid (3.40 x 4.12), 145 bhp; ohv V-8, 318 (3.91 x 3.31), 230/255 bhp (1960), 260 (1961); 361 cid (4.12 x 3.38), 295 bhp (1960), 305 bhp (1961); 383 cid (4.25 x 3.38), 325/330 bhp; ohv V-8, 413 cid (4.19 x 3.75), 350/375 (1961 only)

Transmissions: 3-speed manual; 2-speed PowerFlite automatic and optional 3-speed TorqueFlite automatic

Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, longitudinal torsion bars, anti-roll bar

Suspension rear: live axle on semi-elliptic leaf spring

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 122.0 wagons, 118.0 others

Weight (lbs): 3,290-4,065

Top speed (mph): NA

0-60 mph (sec): NA

Production:

1960 Seneca 6: 93,167

Seneca V-8: 45,737

Pioneer 6: 36,434

Pioneer V-8: 74,655

Phoenix 6: 6,567

Phoenix V-8: 66,608

1961 Seneca 6: 60,527

Seneca V-8: 27,174

Pioneer 6: 18,214

Pioneer V-8: 39,054

Phoenix 6: 4,273

Phoenix V-8: 34,319

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