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1965 Plymouth Belvedere
1965 Plymouth Belvedere

1965 Plymouth Belvedere

The 1965 Plymouth Belvedere came in 3 series:  the economy valued Belvedere I, the Belvedere II and the sporty Satellite.  The Satellite was at the top of the line-up and offered in two body styles, convertible and 2 door hardtop, with standard equipment featuring a 273 cu. in V8 engine with a 3-speed manual transmission. 

The intermediary Belvedere II series came in five body styles:  2 door hardtop, convertible, 4 door sedan and 6 and 9 passenger station wagons.  The Belvedere offered a 225 cu. in. 6-cylinder or 273 cu. in. V8 as the standard engines. 

The economy valued Belvedere I was available in 3 body styles: 2 door sedan, 4 door sedan and 4 door 6 passenger station wagon. 

Each Belevdere featured standard options such as electric windshield wipers, Chrysler Corporation Alternator, cigarette lighter, automatic convertible top, arm rests, self-adjusting brakes, heater and defroster and 12-volt battery.

Special order options included wheel covers, rubber-inserted bumper guards, remote control outside mirror, power steering, power tailgate window, power brakes, Sure-Grip Differential, variable speed wipers, tinted window glass, AM/FM radio, front compartment console, 4-speed Hurst manual transmission and a TorqueFlite Automatic transmission.

1965 Plymouth Belvedere Production

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price
Shipping Weight
Total Production
Belvedere I Series
AR1/2-L R13 4 dr Sedan - 6P $2,236/$2,330 3,105/3,200 lbs 35,968
AR1/2-L R11 2 dr Sedan - 6P $2,198/$2,292 3,045/3,130 lbs 12,536
AR1/2-L R56 4 dr Station Wagon - 6P $2,527/$2,621 3,380/3,465 lbs 8,338
Belvedere II Series
AR1/2-M R33 4 dr Sedan - 6P $2,321/$2,415 3,100/3,155 lbs 41,445
AR1/2-M R32 2 dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $2,347/$2,441 3,075/3,170 lbs 24,924
AR1/2-M R35 2 dr Convertible - 6P $2,561/$2,655 3,195/3,265 lbs 1,921
AR1/2-M R77 4 dr Station Wagon - 9P $2,708/$2,802 3,450/3,525 lbs 3,294
AR1/2-M R76 4 dr Station Wagon - 9P $2,612/$2,706 3,385/3,465 lbs 5,908
Belvedere Satellite Series
AR2-P R42 2 dr Hardtop Coupe - 5P $2,612 3,220 lbs 23,341
AR2-P R45 2 dr Convertible - 5P $2,827 3,325 lbs 1,860

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Belevedere 116 in 203.4 in 75.1 in 59.5 in 58.5 in

7.35 x 14

Station Wagon 116 in 208.5 in 75.1 in 59.5 in 58.5 in 7.75 x 14

 

1965 Plymouth VIN Numbers

Serial Numbers were stamped on a plate on driver's side front door hinge pillar

 
First - Model
B = Barracuda V8 5 = Fury 6-cylinder
1 = Barracuda 6-cylinder P = Fury V8
3 = Belvedere 6-cylinder R = Belvedere V8
Second Symbol - Series
1 = Valiant 100/Belvedere I/Fury I 6 = Fury II Station Wagon
2 = Fury II 7 = Valiant 200/Belvedere II Station Wagon
3 = Valiant 200/Belvedere II/Fury III 8 = Barracuda
4 = Valiant Signet/Satellite/Sport Fury 9 = Law Enforcement Special
5 = Valiant 100 Station Wagon/Belvedere I Station Wagon/ Fury I Station Wagon 0 = Fleet Car
Third Symbol - Model Year
5 = 1965
Fourth Symbol - Assembly Plant
1 - Detroit, MI. 6 - Newark, NJ.
2 - Hammtramck, MI 7 - St. Louis, MO.
5 - Los Angeles, CA.  
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence Number
Sequence numbers for each factory

 

1965 Plymouth Engines

Letter Code Engine Horsepower Torque Compression Ratio Carburetor
A-170 6-170 101 - - 1 BC
A-225 6-225 145 215 8.4 to 1 1 BC
A-273 8-273 180 260 8.8 to 1 2 BC
A-318 8-318 230 340 9.0 to 1 2 BC
A-361 8-361 265 380 9.0 to 1 2 BC
A-383 8-383 330 425 10.0 to 1 4 BC
A-426 8-426 365 470 10.3 to 1 4 BC
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