Now, things are different, I’m about the furthest thing from being a teenager and I really like these cars! If you look across the total AMC Hornet production for 1973, the wagon was a clear winner in the model’s sales stakes. My wife’s Subaru Crosstrek has a similar, if not quite as sporty, sloping back and it’s a bummer sometimes when a person needs to haul just a few more boxes. The paint shines but there are multiple scratch's on the hood and on the doors which you may be able to rub out. (Anyone else see a resemblance to a Dodge Magnum?). Or, maybe it’s just open a bit. The AMC Hornet was exported to international markets, as well as assembled under license from Complete knock down (CKD) kits that were shipped from AMC's U.S. or Canadian plants. It was the perfect size, they should have sold millions, but by this time, AMC had begun to slip, and the Concord which was next, while still a good car, was kind of the beginning of the end. Model #770 Cross Country Classic. Lots of room in the wheel wells for slicks too. While there is no Avacodo Green to be found on this AMC Ambassador, this is the orange I remember not so fondly, but times change an I think this is a striking color for a 70’s era station wagon with faux wood siding . ride. I think you hit on what makes these Hornet (and Concord and Eagle) wagons so much more appealing than the other variants, Scotty—that neat roofline at the rear. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-3','ezslot_0',103,'0','0'])); I was just barely a teenager in 1976 and a 1976 AMC Hornet Sportabout Wagon would have probably been the furthest thing from my mind, and the lowest vehicle on my wish list. You can see the driver’s side of the front bench seat in the above photo and it doesn’t look like it’s worn or faded in the least. It looks sporty and is mostly likely more aerodynamic, but it really cuts down on rear storage. Though possibly the seat mounts could be swapped.). Now, with one this nice, it might be that a rusted out Eagle’s 4×4 parts get swapped over to this very good body, but as a RWD malaise era wagon, this holds little appeal. RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. Though of course anywhere those engines will go, so will a 401! a1974 Hornet Sportabout Wagon with power steering. There is an aftermarket cruise control and vacuum gauge. If the condition is as good as it looks, it would be a hell of a deal. Or subscribe without commenting. But what youll really love is that this is powered by far more than just M&Ms. 3) Downsize the ol’ collection a bit.. 1976 was the second to the last year for the Hornet wagon, at least in name. The O-D, I believe was the reason I had a factory tach. This car was rust proofed 'back in the day" by Ziebart and that is why the rust is minimal as show in the pictures. It’s funny how a few decades will change a person’s mind. Perfect weight transfer and good solid body thanks to the roof. automatic. The clutch pedal pad (this is a 3-on-the-tree manual) can be seen on the hump on the front floor, I’m not sure why that’s off. Stopping in Rawlings Wy and Salt Lake Utah and back. I have always liked these. Chassie: Frame Chevy S10 , Shortened , Front ... GET IT SHIPPED Free Auto Shipping Quote: 1966 AMC Rambler Classic 770 Cross Country Station Wagon. Great find. The Hornet/Gremlin dash overall is a cheap assemblage of ill-fitting plastic parts. Please call Mike at 216-780-6284 with any questions. Fair price! It was far too easy to red-line in those few seconds. It has a completely rebuilt 232 original type 6 cylinder engine with automatic ... You are looking at a very solid 1966 Rambler Classic 770 Cross Country Station Wagon. power brakes and it has a 304 cu in V-8 engine. Original white paint in excellent condition. The lid had two spaces for coffee cups, and if you locked the mechanism, when it was opened the lid didn’t bounce on rough roads. The interior photos show what looks like one nicely-maintained and loved Hornet. It has a completely rebuilt 232 original type 6 cylinder engine with automatic trans and power steering. My folk’s 71 Gremlin was the same way, ill fitting plastic, even warped in some places, glove box [it was optioned up a bit] off kilter. Besides the fantastic condition, I’d say the biggest news here is the three-on-the-tree manual! I could be mistaken on that, one of you AMC gurus will know. Poke and stroke a 4.0 to 4.9, a few Clifford goodies and a T5 5 speed and “FILL” the fender wells with proper tires. Notify me of new comments via email. This one has the “optional, extra cost rims with mud flaps.” It also has “newer tires with plenty of tread.”. I could push the O-D as I was about to pass and before it kicked into O-D, I had a lot of power. Hornets at various times came with the 304 and 360 V8s as options. The glove box door lock looks partially unlatched, but the door would not have aligned very well even new from the factory. this car starts right up and runs great with no leaks but it could use a new front exhaust pipe. Great little Wagon. Description for AMC Hornet 1974 Up for auction is a true survivor. That dash looks like it came from the factory exactly that way. Although the rear bumper is rusted it is solid. I fully disagree. Automatic. In 1978 it would become the Concord, a slightly-upmarket model, with a few improvements to the engineering and styling. The 72 Ambassador Brougham they traded the Gremlin for was not much better: trim on all four armrests [same as seen in this Sportabout], was bowed out, ill assembled plastics on the dash, windlacing that you could stick a finger through at the door corners. It has mostly original paint that is in ... You have now just discovered an extremely rare and super cool 1958 AMC Rambler 6 Super Cross-Country Station wagon. Future Find? But, door panels and seats look great, and I don’t even see any rust on the bottom edges of the doors in the photos that they provided. I wish that today’s manufacturers sold a wagon this size instead of bloated SUVs. This 1972 AMC Hornet has an interesting look thats as attract as a handful of your favorite candy. As to the glove box lid, the locking mechanism, has been locked in the open position. I am surprised to see the interior in such great condition tho. The sloping 5th door/hatchback is almost like small wagons of today. (Eagle seat mounts are different due to the bulge in the floorpan for the transfer case. After I graduated High School in 1982, My Father and I drove His 1076 Sportabout from Columbus Ohio to Kennewick WA. Period color! I used to have one of these. It’s located in the Wheeler, Illinois / Northwest Indiana area and the seller is asking $4,200 for what looks like a very nice example. Click here to get it featured on the homepage instead. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Sportabout with a factory tach! But what youll really love is that this is powered by far more than just M&Ms. An AMC 360 would probably be the ticket for an engine swap. The interior is in good shape with no rips or tears. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',106,'0','0'])); In the era where vinyl tops ruled the roost, I believe that one was even available on the AMC Hornet Sportabout. My Sportabout had a 3 on the tree, but also had overdrive (O-D). The foreign-built cars incorporated numerous components and parts that were produced by local manufacturers to gain tax or tariff preferences. Dad said if that was the best AMC could do on their “best” car, he’d never buy another one. Too bad that today’s domestic automakers don’t sell a wagon this size instead of all the bloated SUVs. Seat hardware started poking a hole through the side of the upholstery during the first six months. This 1972 AMC Hornet has an interesting look thats as attract as a handful of your favorite candy. Still under 30,000 original mileage. Love it! Runs very good and interior in excellent condition. Not on your life, I would have spent an extra $1,200 & bought an M-B diesel wagon. power brakes and it has a 304 cu in V-8 engine. Solid bodied Original paint car with added woodgrain. 1949 International KB214 hours$7,700Bid Now. Superb Sportabout: 1976 AMC Hornet Wagon. Standard seats in these are the worst, no back support at all. What’s not to like? This one does not even have the reclining feature. a1974 Hornet Sportabout Wagon with power steering. Legit 72k on the odometer.”. a nice 4 or 5 speed trans in there and have a nice 00 miles. 1969 Rebel station wagon. Red interior. Fuel injection (even throttle body) and a couple of sway bars and you would have a great car!
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