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1961 Plymouth Valiant

1961 Plymouth Valiant
1961 Plymouth Valiant

In 1961 the Plymouth Valiant changed slightly in appearance which allows people flag this car as a 61. The range added a two-door sedan and hardtop to the four-door sedans and wagons. For an extra cost they offered a high-performance version 170-cubic-inch slant six engine was offered. All models except the hardtop came in either a Deluxe or Standard trim. Options included power-steering and air-conditioning .

1961 Plymouth

1961 Plymouth
1961 Plymouth

In 1961 Plymouth dropped the fin they had been the known for, keeping the shell of its unit-construction body, changing to sheet metal gave Plymouth a lower wider look. The Passenger compartment, engine and chassis were barley changed. A flatter rear deck lid permitted an enlarged trunk compartment. The standard V-8 engine had a displacement of 318 cubic inches, and at 230 Horse power, The six cylinder was rated at 145 Horsepower.