The limousine and big sedan for 1961 sported the all-new
styling motifs. Standard equipment was the same used on 6300 models including power
seats and windows.
I. D. NUMBERS
- Motor serial numbers took the same form used in 1960
- the first pair of symbols changed to "61" to indicate 1961 model year
- the next symbol was a letter to indicate the model as listed below
- the next six numbers indicated the consecutive unit number beginning with 000001
- The serial number was located at the front of the lefthand frame side bar
- Motor serial numbers again matched and were found on the center lefthand side of the block above the oil pan
- The alphabetical code "C" identified the new Series 6300 short-deck sedan
|Model No.||Style No.||Body Type||Seat||Factory Price||Shipping Weight||Production Total|
4-door Imperial Sedan
|61-68||6890||Commercial chassis|| || || ||2,204|
- The commercial chassis featured a 3962mm
wheelbase and was provided to professional car makers for construction of funeral
vehicles and ambulances, etc.
- Series 6700 sedans were full-pillared models with six-window styling.
- A high-headroom roofline was used on these models.
SERIES 6700 FLEETWOOD 75 ENGINE
|Type||V-8 - Overhead valves|
|Block||Cast iron block|
|Bore and stroke||101.6mm x 98.4mm|
|Brake horsepower||325 hp @ 4800 rpm|
|Power||242 kW @ 4800 rpm|
|Bearing||Five main bearings|
|Valve Lifters||Hydraulic valve lifters|
|Carburetion||Rochester four-barrel Model 701930|
|Model||Wheelbase||Overall Length||Front Tread||Rear Tread||Tires||Exhaust|
|Series 75||3808mm||6154mm|| || ||8.20 x 15||Single|