1971 Plymouth GTX

1971 PLYMOUTH GTX BACKGROUND
1971 was the last year that the GTX would be a stand-alone model. Starting in 1972, the GTX would only be an option package on the Road Runner. But for now, the 1971 Plymouth GTX would receive an entirely new body, no body panel carried over. It was now much less boxy, and much more fluid and aerodynamic in shape. Chrysler called it the "fuselage body shape".

1971 Plymouth GTX INTERIORS

1971 PLYMOUTH GTX ENGINE OPTIONS
The Muscle Car Market peaked in 1970 and from then on, performance was headed south, other than a few bright spots, here and there. 1971 would be the last year for the big blocks in the Plymouth GTX. It was still possible to get two versions of the 440 Magnum, and this was the last year for the top-dog 426 Hemi. The 440s would make it one more year, then it was small blocks from then on.


1971 Plymouth GTX SPECIFICATIONS

Body style

Model # / Body style #

Production

Price when new

Wheelbase

Length

Width

Height

Track, front

Track, rear

Weight

ENGINE OPTIONS

440 V8 w/1X4bbl

440 V8 Six Pack

426 Hemi w/2X4bbl

PERFORMANCE 

440 Magnum

426 Hemi

2-door Hardtop Coupe

GR2 / RS2

2,942

$3,733

115.0 in

203.2 in

79.1 in / 2009 mm

52.9 in / 1344 mm

60.1 in / 1527 mm

62.0 in / 1575 mm

3,706 lbs / 1681 kg


375 hp @ 4600 rpm

390 hp @ 4600 rpm

425 hp @ 5000 rpm


Zero-to-60: 6.5 sec

Zero-to-60: 5.0 sec













480 lb/ft @ 3200 rpm

490 lb/ft @ 3200 rpm

490 lb/ft @ 4900 rpm


1/4-mile: 15.2 sec @ 97 mph

1/4-mile: 13.5 sec @ 105 mph


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