Category Archives: Rambler

61 Rambler Classic

61 Rambler Classic
61 Rambler Classic

In 1961 Rambler made changes In what became known as the Classic series, a new aluminum six-cylinder engine with a 195-cubic-inch displacement. This new engine had the same basic design of over-head-valve, cast-iron design. The cylinder block was die cast with iron “sleeves” or Cylinder liners. The cylinder head was a cast iron alloy. Weight saving from the previous model was 80 pounds. Horsepower of the six was 127, there was a 200 Horsepower V-8 was a option.

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Originally posted on July 9, 2020 @ 9:38 pm

61 Rambler Ambassador

61 Rambler Ambassador

In 1961 Rambler changed the appearance of the V-8 Ambassador, the 117 inch wheel-base retained the unit body and chassis  construction. The engine continued as the 250 HP V-8 with a 327-cubic -inch displacement, with compression ratio of 8.7 to 1, a two barrel carburetor and single exhaust.  Optional configuration was a four-barrel carb 9.7 to 1 compression and a dual exhaust system., this “power-pack” developed 270 horsepower. The Ambassador like all other American Motors cars were equipped with ceramic-coated  mufflers guaranteed for the life of the car. Syncromesh transmissions were standard.

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Originally posted on July 9, 2020 @ 9:23 pm

61 Rambler American

61 American Rambler
61 American Rambler

In 1961 Rambler was completely restyled 5 inches shorter and three inches narrower but retained the same engine, drive line, suspension, on the existing unit body and frame chassis. In addition to the two and four door sedan and wagons, the 100 inch wheel base American planed to produce a Convertible in mid winter.

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Originally posted on July 9, 2020 @ 6:14 pm

1961 Rambler

61 Rambler
61 Rambler

Big Changes for Rambler in 61, redone style, die-cast aluminum cylinder block on 127 horsepower from a overhead-valve six-cylinder engine. Using aluminum cut 80 lb. from the engine weight. Overall appearance was is improved by a upgraded one-piece bumper and upgraded front-end sheet metal.

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Originally posted on July 7, 2020 @ 7:48 am

1967 Rambler Rebel

For 1967 Rambler added two inches to the wheel base and overall length of all models. The SST class added a convertible that that included a hardtop (shown), every model in the ST class had High-back Bucket seats as standard.

1967 Rambler Rebel
1967 Rambler Rebel
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Originally posted on July 6, 2020 @ 12:29 pm