1968 AMC Rebel 550

1968 AMC Rebel 550

RAMBLER REBEL — (SIX/V-8) — SERIES 10 — Offering the only convertible left in the AMC stable, the Rebel was modestly restyled for 1968. The Rambler name was removed from the hood and the taillamps now took the form of three horizontal, curved rectangles, instead of the two large rectangles seen the year before. Square, recessed door handles were another new feature and bodyside moldings were eliminated. The base Rebel 550 models earned this designation below the signature scripts on the sides of front fenders and on the right-hand corner of the trunk lid's rear face. More than a dozen safety changes, enacted to satisfy government regulations, included new front side marker lamps and a preset door locking system. Regular equipment on 550s included all standard safety features; heater; front armrests (on four-doors); cigar lighter; dual headlamps; front seat foam cushions and dome or side pillar lamps. Station w ...

 

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