Plymouth Cambridge

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Plymouth Cambridge
Overview
Manufacturer Plymouth (Chrysler)
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 Plymouth in 1951 through 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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