1983 AMC Alliance, 4-cyl.

1983 AMC Alliance, 4-cyl.

(Renault) ALLIANCE — SERIES 90 — FOUR — Drivetrains for the new subcompact Alliance came from France, but cars were assembled in Wisconsin. A fuel-injected version of the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine, as used on the imported LeCar, provided the power through a four-speed overdrive manual shift. Alliances featured rack-and-pinion steering and front-drive, with fully independent (front and rear) suspension. A five-speed manual transmission was optional; also a three-speed automatic. Two-and four-door hatchback sedans were offered with standard power front disc brakes. Quad rectangular headlamps flanked a horizontal-bar grille with center emblem. Parking lights were below the bumpers. An ‘Alliance’ emblem sat ahead of the front doors, as on other AMC models. MacPherson struts and coil springs made up the front suspension design, which included front (and rear) stabilizer bars. Alliances rode on 155/80GR1 ...

 

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