Plymouth Duster 1970-1976


June 12, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
Plymouth Duster 340 (1970-1973)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
120
0-50 mph
4.8
0-60 mph
6.2
1/4 mile
14.7
BHP
275 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
340 @3200rpm
BHP per ton
194
Engine capacity CC/CU
5572/340
Engine type
V8 Carburettor
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
3
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
188.4
Width (in)
71.6
Height (in)
52.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3120
Additional Info: Also available with 3.2 (125hp) and 3.7 (145hp) litre slant six engines and a 230hp 318cu V8. A “Twister” 318 was available in 1971, with Rallye wheels, racing mirrors, side stripes, flat black hood with a scoop, bucket seats and more. In 1974-1975 the 340 was replaced by a 360cu engine, rated at 230-245hp (net hp). A popular mod is to shoe horn a 440cu engine in (see video below).

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