1970 AMC Hornet

1970 AMC Hornet

HORNET — (SIX) — SERIES 01 — In 1970, the Rambler (American) was replaced with a new car that revived an old name. This was the Hornet, which reminded some people of the days when an AMC family member — Hudson Motors — had championed in stock car racing. The Hornet however, was not a performance car in its basic form. It was a compact, economy model with a modern, but conventional styling theme. It was basically the Rambler/American with a major face lift and more rounded body contours. The new Hornet was offered in two body styles, two- and four-door sedan, and in base or SST trim levels. Standard equipment, in addition to all regulation safety features, included front armrests and ashtrays, 6.45 × 14 blackwall tires and a 199 cid/128 hp six. The Hornet SST also had rear armrests; cigarette lighter; Custom steering wheel; colored carpets; rubber trunk mat; glovebox light; package tray; front foam ...

 

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