1960 AMC Ambassador Custom, V-8

1960 AMC Ambassador Custom, V-8

AMBASSADOR SERIES — (V-8) — SERIES 80 — On the top-line series the letters above the grille spelled Ambassador, a name that appeared on the deck lid or tailgate as well. This series featured the new compound wraparound windshield and a distinctive grille design. Fashioned of aluminum, the lower insert ran fully across the car with a pattern of medium-sized square openings stamped out of the metal. Bombsight style front fender ornaments were seen. Side trim consisted of dual moldings running in a tapering line from the middle of the extreme rear body corner and coming to a point just in back of the dual headlamps. On Customs an aluminum beauty panel insert was placed within the moldings and, on all models, the word Ambassador appeared at the tip. In addition, scripts placed on the deck lid of passenger models or tailgate of station wagons identified Supers or Customs. Foam rear seat cushions, full wheel discs, elect ...

 

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