one of the first
models introduced under the Plymouth brand
Introduced on April 3, 1932,
the Model PB featured Plymouth's first
one-piece front fenders, which were more rounded
than those of most other models, and free
standing headlights. The 10-model lineup, ranging
in price from $495 to $785, included four-door
phaeton, convertible coupe and sedan, two-seater
Business Roadtser, and Sport Roadster (shown
below). Production of the Model PB ended after
just eight months.
The Sport Roadster had a rumbleseat and
folding windshield and a base price of $595. Wire
wheels, chrome grille and headlamps, and twin
cowl ventilators were all standard equipment for
this model, but the bumpers were $15 extra. For
another $40 the owner could get the
"Collegiate Special" version, which was
painted in the buyer's school colors. The Sport
Roadster below was painted in the colors of
Mankato State University.
Wheelbase 112-3/8 in.
Weight 2,655 lbs.
Engine iline, L-head, 4 cylinders
Displacement 196.1 cu. in.
Horsepower Rating 65 @ 3,000 R.P.M.
Bore 3-5/8 in.
Stroke 4-3/4 in.
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