1960s Cars – American Motors

1960

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1960s cars

1960 AMC American

The buying public wanted compact economical cars
and Rambler fit that description perfectly
not much was changed from ’59 except a four door was added

Cost: $2,380.00

1960s classic carsA 1960 Rambler Ad which proclaimed: “The Most Imitated Car In America

1961


1960s Pontiacs
1961 AMC Metropolitan 1500

All AMC’s were now called Ramblers except
this British built Metropolitan
it came with a 55hp Austin engine
the public however thought it was too small and it didn’t sell well

1962

1960s classic autos

1962 AMC Rambler Ambassador

The only way to tell a more expensive Ambassador
from the cheaper American and Classic lines were it’s
square tail lights and a little side trim
Ambassador was your only choice if you wanted a V-8 however

Cost: $2,485.00

1963

1960s vintage autos

1963 AMC Rambler Ambassador

All Ramblers got a complete from the ground up redesign
new model designations took on a numerical format
Ambassadors came in 800, 880 & 990
and Classics were 550, 660 & 770

Cost: $2,665.00

1960s classic automobiles

AMC Rambler Ambassador Interior

1964

1960s vintage automobiles

1964 AMC Ambassador Classic

This Classic was equipped with AMC’s largest V-8
with bucket seats standard and a unique shifter design
this was their answer to the growing sports car fury

Cost: $2,610.00

1965

60s classic cars

1965 AMC Ambassador Convertible

Ambassador got a new body style and a reinstated convertible
but it still placed third in sales for AMC
the smaller and less expensive Classic’s remained the top seller
the lineup was billed as “the Sensible Spectaculars”

Cost: $2,418.00 (base)

1966

60s vintage cars

1966 AMC Marlin

A facelift of the Classic’s body stye and frame
created the Marlin, a long overdue addition to the lineup
with a fastback and the big V-8, AMC had their first “muscle car”

Cost: $3,050.00

1967

60s muscle cars

1967 Ambassador DPL

Redesigned again the Ambassador’s were
longer, lower and wider with more curves and a nice sports package
the sportier Marlin was overshadowed by a new lineup called Rebel

Cost: $2,580.00

1968

60s American Cars

1968 AMC Javelin

American Motors finally hit the mark with the Javelin and AMX
the AMX was 12 inches shorter than Javelin
and was only offered in a 2 seater with a four on the floor shifter
(Thank you Steven for correcting this info for me!)

Cost: $3,250.00 (AMX model – not shown)

1969

sixties classic cars

1969 AMC Javelin

The Javelin could be sported up with options like
“big bad colors” paint choices, fiberglass – scooped hoods,
faux exhaust side pipes and spoilers (shown)
The Rambler name goes into extinction this year

Cost: $2,965.00