Plymouth Cambridge

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Plymouth Cambridge
Overview
Manufacturer Plymouth
Production 1951-1953
Assembly United States
Australia [1]
Body and chassis
Class Full-size
Body style 4-door sedan
2-door club coupe
Layout FR
Related Plymouth Concord
Plymouth Cranbrook
Powertrain
Engine 1951-52: 3.6 L I6 (97 bhp)
1953: 217.8CID(3.6 L) L-head 7.1:1 Compression Ratio 1-bbl. I6 (100 bhp)
Transmission 3-speed manual standard(1951-1953),[2][3] "Hy-Drive" semi-automatic $146(1953),[4] Automatic with Overdrive $98(1953)[5]
Dimensions
Wheelbase 1951-52: 118.5 in (3,010 mm)
1953: 114 in (2,896 mm)
Length 1951-52: 193.875 in (4,924 mm)
1953: 189.125 in (4,804 mm)
Width 72.8"[6](1951), 73.4"[7](1953)
Chronology
Predecessor Plymouth Deluxe
Successor Plymouth Savoy

The Plymouth Cambridge, was a full-size automobile, produced by the Plymouth division of Chrysler, from 1951-1953. It represented Plymouth's medium model in its lineup. When it was introduced, it came with new features such as electronic windshield wipers and downdraft carburetors.[8] It also had "Safe-guard" brakes, that had two hydraulic cylinder per front wheel instead of just one[9] It replaced the Deluxe, and was replaced by the Savoy for 1954.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gavin Farmer, Great Ideas in Motion, A History of Chrysler in Australia, 2010, page 17
  2. ^ http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/static/NA/Plymouth/1952_Plymouth/1952_Plymouth_Foldout/1952%20Plymouth-18.html
  3. ^ Flory, Jr., J. "Kelly" (2008). American Cars, 1946-1959 Every Model Every Year. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7864-3229-5. 
  4. ^ Flory, Jr., J. "Kelly" (2008). American Cars, 1946-1959 Every Model Every Year. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7864-3229-5. 
  5. ^ Flory, Jr., J. "Kelly" (2008). American Cars, 1946-1959 Every Model Every Year. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7864-3229-5. 
  6. ^ Flory, Jr., J. "Kelly" (2008). American Cars, 1946-1959 Every Model Every Year. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7864-3229-5. 
  7. ^ Flory, Jr., J. "Kelly" (2008). American Cars, 1946-1959 Every Model Every Year. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7864-3229-5. 
  8. ^ Gunnell, John A., ed. (1982). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1945-1975. Wisconsin: Krause publication. ISBN 0-87341-027-0. 
  9. ^ http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/static/NA/Plymouth/1952_Plymouth/1952_Plymouth_Foldout/1952%20Plymouth-03-04-05.html
  • Gunnell, John (Editor): Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946-1975, Krause Publications Inc., Iola (2002), ISBN 0-87349-461-X

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