1958-1959 Rambler American Specifications

The 1958-1959 Rambler American was actually a reprisal of an early 1950s Nash model, rushed into production to fill a gap in AMC's product line.

Specifications

1955 Engine: ohv I-6, 195.6 cid (3.13 × 4.25), 90 bhp

Transmission: 3-speed manual; overdrive and Borg-Warner 3-speed “Flash-O-Matic” optional

Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension rear: live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 100.0

Weight (lbs.): 2,439-2,554

Top speed (mph): 85

0-60 mph (sec): 14

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