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RealRides of WNY - 1967 Marlin

It’s not every day that you come across a 1967 AMC Marlin(only 2,545 were built). It was the car’s third and final year of production, but it was only the second year that it was branded as an AMC rather than a Rambler, and the first (and only) year it would share the platform of the Ambassador rather than the Classic. Got all that? The 1967 models —“The flair of a fastback

RealRides of WNY - 1961 Biscayne

A quick glance at this bottom-of-the-heap 1961 Chevrolet Biscaynetwo-door sedan might evince the comment “Nice to see that one of these original, low-budget cars survived intact.” Then, you look closer and see just a bit of a header poking out beneath the door. Not likely that this was Joe Salesman’s company car back in the day — at least not as it sits today. Standard engi

RealRides of WNY - 1967 Ambassador

Perhaps trying to shake the image that all of its cars were compacts, the brochure description of the 1967 AMC Ambassador DPLconvertible called it “A luxury convertible that lets you put four-on-the-floor and three-in-the-rear.”Standard engine on the DPL convertible (and optional on all other models) was AMC’s 290 cu.in. V-8, which the fender badge indicates is under the hood of

RealRides of WNY - 1969 AMC Ambassador SST

If the stance on this 1969 AMC Ambassador SST looks a bit strange, I believe it might be because the 343 V8 which is advertised on the front fender seems to have gone AWOL. Although the Ambassador was a full-sized car — its 122-inch wheelbase was an inch longer than Ford’s LTD — many car shoppers still associated “Ramblers” with compacts. These Ambassadors were featur