1974 Plymouth Duster 360
Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Technical data for 1974 Plymouth Duster 360
|Drive side:||Left-hand drive|
For 1974, Plymouth replaced the 340 with a 360cuin (5.9L) version of the corporate LA-series V8, new for 1974 "E58" 360 engine produced 245bhp (183kW) by utilizing the camshaft, heads, intake manifold, carburetor, and dual-exhaust set up from the past 340 engine. New retractable front seat belts were added. In the midst of the first oil crisis, 1974 would be the Duster's best sales year, with a total of 281,378 Duster-bodied cars produced, majority of which being the six cylinder and 318 V8 models. In 1974 there was a separate model called the Duster 360. Standard equipment included the 360 engine, dual exhaust, power disc brakes, full side tape stripe, rear tape stripe, heavier suspension, shocks, added sway bar, and 8 1/4" rear end. Plymouth built 3,969 of these models and most came with automatic transmissions, and only 568 having manual transmissions. Only 125 being Hurst 4 speed equipped! Duster 360 options also included Goodyear raised white letter tires on rallye wheels. Air conditioning and fold back sunroof or flip down rear seat were also available. This car is 1 out of 7 known all original, numbers matching, Hurst 4 speed equipped Plymouth Duster 360 running cars left in the whole United States! It hasgone througha complete restoration andonlyhas 44,000 miles!