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1965 AMC AmbassadorReview
migration_1960Suz writes:

Rambler — What can I say? it was my first car. One of these days, we'll get it back on the road again. Mine is a 990 Cross Country Station Wagon with the 327 V-8 and a two barrel carb (not the standard 4 barrel). No power steering, no power brakes, BUT a police option suspension and braking arrangement. It was the ultimate sleeper, and she was faster than a scalded cat. Handled decently - I spearated the tread in all four tires due to taking it through the mountains a bit too fast, one too many times. The doors still close clean, the interior is still nice - seats need recovered, but the NOS stuff is in the box, just waiting for "time". It's a shame that AMC was allowed to go under. There was no buy out for them, and GM, Ford and Chrysler put the nails in the coffin of a great truly visionary car company. RIP AMC.

Pros: Fast, handsome, a kick to drive

Cons: thirsty on the gas and parts can be hard to find

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1965 AMC Ambassador Review
Comfortpower says:
This car had a 6 cylinder engine that pulled smoothly out of the pack. 110 mph smooth as silk. Very comfortable interior. Very quiet. Handled like a dream. Mid 20s gas mileage. Loved this car.
vs1991 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWD
1965 AMC Ambassador winning categories:
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Power Ranked 1991 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWD worse.
"Quiet steady power."
Would Buy Ranked 1991 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe RWD worse.
"Nicer car in every way. Corvette noisy and uncomfortable. Rambler would outrun it easily."
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1970 AMC Ambassador Reviews

I Would Buy It Again By Zebulan

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Its the best project car i ever had. i love it. it black with white seats. its a drop top. it has a system with three twelve inch mtx 8500 series in the trunk. 2 3000 watt kole amps. and i JVC double ... Read More

1969 AMC Ambassador Reviews

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