1960 dodge pheonix




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  • This Dodge Phoenix 4-door sedan has 77,K miles on the original engine, runs and drives very good, new original design interior, new.

    Dodge Dart Phoenix D Photos by David Newhardt, courtesy Mecum Auctions. After years of positioning itself as a mid-line brand.

    FACT! During the Second World War, Dodge produced heavy jeeps and aircraft engines. One of these Dodge WC (Weapon Carrier) jeeps was delivered to the USSR, where he was nicknamed the 750-kg "Dodge Three-Quarters" load capacity. In total, more than 25,000 such cars were delivered to the Lend-Lease in the USSR, where they acquired the glory of an indestructible car.

    For , the Dodge Phoenix was the top trim level on the Dart line and was available as a sedan, a hardtop sedan, hardtop coupe, and a convertible. It came .

    1960 dodge pheonix

    1960 dodge pheonix

    The top of the line performance option was the D, a package that included the cubic-inch horsepower engine with ram-induction featuring twin four-barrels. It borrowed its name from the top Dart, the Dodge Dart Phoenix, but unlike its American namesake it was offered only as a four-door sedan [4] and only with a cubic inch V8 engine. It was based on the Chrysler A-body and would be produced in compact form from through The Police and Ram options were still offered.

    1960 dodge pheonix

    1960 dodge pheonix

    1960 dodge pheonix

    1960 dodge pheonix

    1960 dodge pheonix

    It came with custom upholstery, exterior moldings, back-up lights, and Custom interior upgrades. Toggle vehicle navigation Dodge Phoenix Dart Menu. For , the Dodge Phoenix was the top trim level on the Dart line and was available as a sedan, a hardtop sedan, hardtop coupe, and a convertible. A total of just 74 ram induction cars with a cid engine were produced and only 41 were Phoenix Two-Door Hardtops.

    The 'Police Package' included a cubic-inch high performance engine, heavy duty Borg-Warner T85 three-speed manual transmission, 4. The Police Package and 4. By Daniel Vaughan Nov The Dodge Dart was first introduced as a show-car in and became a production model in Sitting atop a inch wheelbase the Dart was not the largest in the fleet but was considered by many as a small, full-size vehicle.

    1960 dodge pheonix

    When production began the Dart was available in three body-styles, the Seneca, Pioneer and Phoenix. The Seneca was the base model, the Phoenix was the premium and the Pioneer was the intermediate.

    Multiple engine choices were available including the and cubic-inches which could be modified with various carburetors to increase the overall horsepower rating. A slant six was available adding to the versatility of the vehicle.

    1960 dodge pheonix

    The cubic-inch V8 engine was capable of producing horsepower while the cubic-inch V8 produced horsepower. The top of the line performance option was the D, a package that included the cubic-inch horsepower engine with ram-induction featuring twin four-barrels.

    Going from zero to sixty mph took only 8 seconds. The D performance option was available the following year, in , but this would be the last year the package was offered.

    In comparison to the prior year, the D was detuned and now produced less horsepower. The cubic-inch V8 engine was still producing horsepower and there were multiple engines and options available all the way up to the newly introduced Ram and Police trim. Both of these trims came equipped with a new cubic-inch V8 with the Police version producing an astonishing horsepower while the Ram was slightly higher at The torque was equally as impressive with the Police version producing foot-pounds and the Ram producing foot-pounds.

    1960 dodge pheonix

    With a new engine, the cubic-inch Max Wedge, horsepower skyrocketed to The name 'Max Wedge' referred to the 'Maximum Performance' label used in factory advertising while the 'Wedge' represented its wedged-shape combustion champers. With a zero-to-sixty time of just 5. The base engine was still the 2-barrel cubic-inch V8 and produced the horsepower. The Police and Ram options were still offered. The performance options available to the Dart may have been astounding for but the styling was a different story.

    The wheelbase was shortened by 2 inches, now at , making it smaller than most full-size vehicles and put it into the category of 'intermediate car'. Many people did not agree with the exterior design and styling, considering it to be rather ugly. Dodge retained the three-tier model line-up, except it replace the Dart Seneca with the Dart, the Dart Pioneer was replaced by the Dart , and the Dart replaced the Dart Phoenix.

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