Actually the Rambler 880 was not the top of the line luxury car for AMC in 1963 and did not win Motor Trends cCr of the Year. It was the 1963 Rambler 990 4 door sedan that did that. How do I know, I owned a pristine original example of the 990 until 2 years ago that came with a copy of the Motor Trend magazine with the Car of the Year. I also placed in many local car shows and really was a hit with the "older crowd" since most men with families did not have muscle cars. The AMC 327 was unique in it's own right. The Rambler was the consummate traveling sales man as it split front bench seat would fold don flat with the rear bench seat creating a nice place for a sales person to bunk down for the night. Understandabley, it was also a favorite of teenagers back in the day!
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