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American Motors Corporation - AMC Ambassador

Overview

Produced: 1959-1959, 23799 produced.
Types:
1959-Ambassador-Custom-grille
Of the almost 24,000 Ambassadors, AMC sold 1,477 four-door saloons in 1959.  The monocoque body was equipped with a 5,359 cc V-8 engine rated at 274 bhp at 4,700 rpm.  The car was supplied as standard with a Flash-O-Matic automatic gearbox but could be supplied with a three-speed manual box on request.  Enhusiasts were catered for with the Rambler Rebel which was powered by the Ambassador engine.  In line with the practice of the Nash company, the bodies were designed by Pinanfarina.
Source: The complete encyclopedia of Saloon Cars - Rob de la Rive Box

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
5359ccV8 0mm x 0mm0

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
0 mph0 s0 mpg274 bhp 4700
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