AUTOS: Gamble on the Rambler

As boss of the biggest independant automaker, American Motors' President George Romney believes that that only way to compete with the Big Three is to make a car that they do not have. That car: the Rambler. Due in Nash and Hudson dealers' showrooms this week is the completely redesigned 1956 Rambler, with lower body lines, a 108-in. wheelbase (v. about 115 in. for Ford and Chevvy), and a bigger engine (120 h.p. v. 90 h.p. last year) that will still get as much as 30 miles a gallon. Tok make the Rambler distinctive, as well as stronger,...

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