In 1960th compact models appear in the productive gamut of many producers. Firm Plymouth, entering in the complement of business concern Chrysler, produced a car under the name Valiant becoming one of her most successful creations. In general, Valiant was presented by a separate brand in composition Chrysler, but at the American market appeared in the line of Plymouth in 1961. A wheel-base is a 2,7 m.
An engine by volume of 2,8 L. developed 100 hp and was known for the reliability and endurance. Standard V8 on a machine it was not while, but as dealer tuning a force version of Â«sixÂ» was offered by volume of 3687 cc. This version Hyper was named - Pack. The first produced machines had problems with the hit of oil in cylinders (from weak oil control rings), but already after producing of the first parties this defect was corrected. A gear-box in a standard was mechanical, three-stage, with a lever on a steering column and synchronizers on second and third transmissions, as an option was offered two-stage automatic transmission. From 1961 as additional equipment a conditioner became accessible. A first-generation remained on a conveyer not long from 1960 to 1962.
The second generation was produced from 1963 to 1967. The next types of basket were offered: two-door and f our-door sedan and all-round craftsman. A design, worked out Elwood Engle, was more traditional by comparison to a first generation. But in a technical plan the second generation practically did not differ from previous. From 1964 of optional the engine of V8 was offered by volume of a 4,3 L. This power aggregate in a version with a double-barrel carburetor developed 180 hp, and in a force version with a four-barrel carburetor and enhance able degree of compression - 235 hp.
In 1973 a car was renewed, got the new grate of radiator and disproportionate massive bumper, corresponding to the new federal norms of safety and maintaining a collision on speed to 5 miles at o'clock.
In 1974 the deluxe version of Valiant Brougham appeared with vinyl coverage of roof, hubcaps of wheels, imitating boiler suit, by the improved salon and luxury lattice of radiator. For an additional pay a car was equipped by a conditioner, cruise control, by the vacuum strengthener of brakes, power windows, de-icier of back glass, etc. At choice two engines were offered: 3,7 L. and 5,2 L. Power aggregates worked in a pair with three-stage automatic transmission Torque - Flite.
In 1978 the model of Volare comes on changing of Valiant.