Plymouth De Luxe

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Plymouth De Luxe / Special De Luxe
1948 Plymouth Special De Luxe Club Coupe 3.5.jpg
1948 Plymouth Special De Luxe Club Coupe
Overview
ManufacturerPlymouth (Chrysler)
Also calledDodge Kingsway (Canada)
Production1946–1950
AssemblyLynch Road Assembly, Highland Park, MI
Body and chassis
ClassFull-size
Body style2-door sedan
4-door sedan
2-door coupe
2-door convertible
4-door station wagon
LayoutFR layout
RelatedDeSoto Deluxe
Dodge Deluxe
Powertrain
EnginePost War: 217.8 CID I6
Dimensions
Wheelbase1946-48: 117 in (2,972 mm)
1949-50 SWB: 111 in (2,819 mm)
1949-50 LWB: 118.5 in (3,010 mm)
Length1946-48 station wagon: 195.625 in (4,969 mm)
1946-48 other styles: 196.75 in (4,997 mm)
1949 SWB: 185.5 in (4,712 mm)
1949 LWB: 191.5 in (4,864 mm)
1950 SWB: 186.5 in (4,737 mm)
1950 LWB: 192.5 in (4,890 mm)
Width72.71 in (1,847 mm) [1]
Chronology
PredecessorPlymouth Model PJ
SuccessorPlymouth Concord
Plymouth Cambridge
Plymouth Cranbrook

The Plymouth De Luxe and Special De Luxe were full-sized automobiles which were produced by American manufacturer Plymouth during the 1941-42 and 1946-50 model years.

The De Luxe was offered in two trim levels, the De Luxe and the top-of-the-line Special De Luxe.[2] The engine in 1946 was a 95 bhp (71 kW) 217.8 cu in (3.6 L) inline-six.[3] In 1949 this engine was upgraded to produce 97 bhp (72 kW).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory Index: Plymouth/1949 Plymouth/album". Oldcarbrochures.com. Retrieved 2011-11-20.
  2. ^ "Travel there and Back in a Plymouth". Chrysler Corporation.
  3. ^ "Directory Index: Plymouth/1946 Plymouth/album". Oldcarbrochures.com. Retrieved 2011-11-20.
  • Gunnell, John (Editor): Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946-1975, Krause Publications Inc., Iola (2002), ISBN 0-87349-461-X

Byrne, Jared (writer): How to restore historical cars 1940-1950

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