A-body

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1964 Plymouth Barracuda

Summary

A-body was the Mopar designation given to the rear wheel drive platforms for the compact cars built between 1960-1976, and Pony Cars built between 1964-1969. There was also a FWD Platform in the 1990's that used the designation of A-Body. It was a variation of the K-Car and discussed there.

Model of this Body Type

Wheelbases:

106.5 in

  • 1960-1962 Valiant, Chrysler Valiant, & Plymouth Valiant (worldwide)
  • 1961-1962 Dodge Lancer
  • 1961-1963 DeSoto Rebel (South Africa)

106 in

  • 1963-1966 Plymouth Valiant (USA, Mexico, Europe)
  • 1964-1966 Plymouth Barracuda
  • 1963-1966 Dodge Dart wagon
  • 1965 Valiant V100, Custom 100 (Canada)

108 in

  • 1967-1973 Plymouth Valiant
  • 1967-1969 Plymouth Barracuda
  • 1970-1976 Plymouth Duster
  • 1971-1972 Dodge Demon
  • 1973-1976 Dodge Dart Sport

111 in

  • 1963-1966 Chrysler Valiant (Argentina, Brazil)
  • 1971-1976 Plymouth Scamp
  • 1974-1976 Plymouth Valiant
  • 1963-1976 Dodge Dart
  • 1963-1964 & 1966 Chrysler Valiant (Canada)
  • 1965 Valiant V200, Custom 200 (Canada

The Mopar A-Body was replaced with the F-Body

References

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