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1965 and 1966 Plymouth Barracuda 273


1965 and 1966 Plymouth Barracuda 273 Specs

The hottest versions of the Plymouth Barracuda 273 used the four-barrel Commando 273-cid engine, which had a 10.5:1 compression and 235 bhp. Get detailed specs on the 1965 and 1966 Plymouth Barracuda 273:

1965 Plymouth Barracuda
The 1965 Plymouth Barracuda was the best-selling Plymouth of the year.

Engine Type
V-8/LA-Block/Wedge
V-8/LA-Block/Wedge
Displacement (cid)
273 (2v)
273 (4v)
Horsepower @ rpm:
180 @ 4200
235 @ 5200
Torque (pounds/feet) @ rpm
260 @ 1600
280 @ 4000
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
10.5:1
Bore (inches)
3.62
3.62
Stroke (inches)
3.31
3.31
Valve Lifters
Mechanical
Hydraulic
Availability
1965-66
1965-66

Times*:

0-60 mph (sec)
9.1
0-100 mph (sec)
26.2
1/4-mile (sec)
17.5 @ 88.5 mph
Top speed (mph)
121
Axle ratio
3.23:1
Engine type
273/235

*Source: Car and Driver (1964)

Times*:

0-60 mph (sec)
9.1
0-100 mph (sec)
29.6
1/4-mile (sec)
17.6 @ 81 mph
Top speed (mph)
117
Axle ratio
3.23:1
Engine type
273/235

*Source: Car and Driver (1966)

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