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AMC Rebel Machine

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AMC Rebel Machine
AMC Rebel Machine
AMC Rebel Machine
AMC Rebel Machine

After the overachieving little SC/Rambler of 1969, AMC returned to the muscle car market with the Rebel Machine.  It still sported loud graphics, but thanks to a 390-cubic inch, 340-bhp V8, it was more than capable of outshining the competition and backing up its flashy appearance.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.17in x 3.57in
Displacement:  390 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.0:1
Induction System:  single 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  340 bhp at 5,100 rpm
Maximum torque:  430 lb-ft at 3,600 rpm
Borg-Warner T-10 4-speed manual
Steel unitary chassis with 2-door coupe body
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  Unequal-length A-arms with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Rear suspension:  Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf-springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Brakes:  Discs front, Drums rear
Wheels:  7x15 pressed steel
Tires:  Goodyear Polyglas E60-15
Length:  199 inches
Width:  77.2 inches
Height:  56.2 inches
Wheelbase:  114.0 inches
Track:  59.7 inches (front), 60.0 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,650 lbs.

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