1961 AMC/Rambler Ambassador

Styling of the 1961 AMC/Rambler Ambassador was radically changed from earlier models.

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1960-1961 AMC/Rambler Ambassador Specifications

The 1960-1961 AMC/Rambler Ambassador's performance was acceptable, but no match for the big-block Chevys, Fords, or Plymouths of the era.


Engine: ohv V-8, 287 cid (4.00 × 3.25), 250/270 bhp

Transmissions: ohv V-8, 287 cid (4.00 × 3.25), 250/270 bhp

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

Suspension rear: live axle on 4-link trailing arms, coil springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 117

Weight (lbs): 3343-3592

Top speed (mph): NA

0-60 mph (sec): NA

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