rambler

A 1963 Rambler American would make a cool ’60s-style hot rod. Here’s how I’d build it. – David Conwill @Hemmings

Does a $4,500 project get the gears turning in your head? This one is in Bridgeport, Connecticut, now, wearing Tennessee license plates, but the McDowell Motors dealership badge on this 1963 Rambler American 330 indicates it was sold new in Toronto, Ontario, Canada—and probably… Read More ›

Did American Motors really poach the Rambler V-8 design from Kaiser-Frazer? – David Conwill @Hemmings

Success has many fathers. Failure is an orphan. Lee Iaccoca made sure everyone associated him with the success of the Mustang, but who is to blame for the Edsel? Digging into those stories illuminates business culture even today.One interesting anecdote,… Read More ›

A Rambler Rebel station wagon would make for a cool custom. Here’s how I’d build one – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

I’m a simple man with simple tastes. I like my action movies loud, my adult beverages cold, and my Ramblers to be a curious mid-century-styled blend of panache and performance with a specific mix of functionality and technology with select… Read More ›

What was the final year for a new flathead-powered American car? – Murilee Martin @Autoweek

We’ll count the Simca Vedette as American, since it had a flathead Ford V8. After I wrote about the 1960 Rambler Cross Country Junkyard Treasure, with its flathead engine, the question came up in my circle of obsessive car-trivia crazies: what was the… Read More ›

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