1977 AMC Hornet, V-8

1977 AMC Hornet, V-8

HORNET AND AMX — SERIES 01 — SIX/V-8 — For its final year, the Hornet line was highlighted by a limited edition AMX hatchback package, bringing back a nameplate that many remembered for sporty performance a few years earlier. In addition to AMX’ graphics between door and rear wheelhouse, and at the rear, the package included a front air dam, color-coordinated bumpers, blacked-out grille, body-color rear window louvers, Euro-style brushed aluminum large roof band, twin flat black mirrors, floor console, gauges (including tachometer), soft-feel steering wheel, and brushed aluminum instrument panel overlay. Flared fenders topped DR78 × 14 tires. Base Hornet engine remained the 232 six coupled to three-speed floor shift, with a 258 six or 304 V-8 optional. Sixes could get the new four-speed manual shift. AMX hatchbacks required the 258 with four-speed, or V-8 with automatic. Standard Hornet equipment includ ...

 

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