1960-1961 Plymouth Fury

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1960-1961 Plymouth Fury Specifications

The design of the 1961 Plymouth Fury was much more subdued than its predecessor, but failed to save the Fury.
The design of the 1961 Plymouth Fury was much more subdued than its predecessor, but failed to save the Fury.
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The 1960-1961 Plymouth Fury attempted to build on the cult-like success of its earlier limited-production models. Unfortunately, unpopular styling choices destined it to extinction. However, as the 1960-1961 Plymouth Fury specifications below indicate, the Fury was one of the finest performance cars of the early 1960s.

Specifications

Engines: ohv I-6, 225 cid (3.40 × 4.13), 145 bhp; ohv V-8, 318 cid (3.91 × 3.31) 230 bhp; 361 cid (4.12 × 3.38) 305 bhp; 383 cid (4.25 × 3.38) 330 bhp

Transmissions: 3-speed manual; 3-speed automatic optional

Suspension, front: upper and lower control arms, longitudinal torsion bars

Suspension, rear: live axle, leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 118.0

Weight (lbs.): 3,330-3,640

Top speed (mph): 120+

0-60 mph (sec): 7.5-17

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