1966 AMC Ambassador Design Interior Exterior Car – AMC For 1966, minor changes welcomed the Ambassador range. The V-formed even louver traversed unbroken between the headlamps and the impact was proceeded with twin rectangular trim pieces appended to the side of the front bumpers at their driving edges by the headlamps. The impact was rehashed in the new vertical wraparound taillamps with the top-line models accepting a twin arrangement of even ribbed moldings over the back of the storage compartment cover that reenacted the look of the front grille. Hardtop cars got an upgraded roofline that was precise in appearance with an edge cut back side windows and rectangular back window. The backdrop illumination no more bended and wrapped marginally around the C-columns. The progressions made for a more “formal” notchback look that was well known at the time.
Station wagons additionally got another rooftop (that did not have as declared plunge over the back payload territory) and also an overhauled rear end and discretionary reproduced woodgrain outside side boards. Accessible with two-columns of seats with a standard base pivoted back end with electric, completely withdrawing back window or with a discretionary back confronting third line that included a left side pivoted back entryway, with a customary outside entryway handle on the right side. All station wagons conveyed a Cross Country identification.
The 880 served as the base model line. The two-entryway car was the value pioneer at $2,404, yet completed with minimal deals for the model year. The more prevalent and better trimmed 990 models were accessible in car, wagon, hardtop, and convertible versions.] Options incorporated a vinyl rooftop, wire wheel spreads, AM/FM radio, movable guiding wheel, and journey control. Another extravagance DPL (another way to say “Ambassador”) two-entryway hardtop appeared at the highest point of the extent.
The DPL included extraordinary lower body side trim, various standard comfort things, for example, leaning back pail seats upholstered in brocade fabrics or discretionary vinyl. A discretionary inside trim highlighted houndstooth fabric and included two toss cushions. The DPL model was intended to rival the new, more upscale trimmed Plymouth VIP, Ford LTD, Chevrolet Caprice and Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme.
The 232 cu in (3.8 L) I6, and additionally the 287 and 327 cu in (4.7 and 5.4 L) V8s stayed in the line, yet transmission determinations now incorporated another console mounted four-pace manual. Most Ambassadors kept on being requested with programmed transmissions.
1966 AMC Ambassador Design Interior Exterior Car