• CONVERTED TO TWELVE VOLT; CONVERTED FROM GENERATOR TO ALTERNATOR; BOILED RADIATOR; REBUILT STARTER; CARBURETOR PROFESSIONALLY REBUILT BY LARRY ISGRO Der Nash Ambassador wurde zuletzt 1952 umgestylt. LeMans Dual Jetfire option with 8:1 compression ratio The Nash Ambassador 600, built on a 112-inch (2,845 mm) wheelbase, became the first popular domestic automobile to be built using the single-welded "unibody" type of monocoque construction that Nash called "Unitized", rather than body-on-frame. • ADDED SEATBELTS ; AFTERMARKET SOUND SYSTEM UNDER DASH [27], In 1954 the Nash Ambassador was the first American automobile to have a front-end, fully integrated heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning system. The separate frame chassis of the 1941-1948 Ambassador was discontinued in favor of unibody construction for the 1949 models, a design the company introduced to the mass-market in 1941 with the 600 series cars. No longer would Nash build the big, classic cars of 1930-1934. With sales of the large Nashes surging ahead of prewar production numbers, Mason began a small car program that would eventually emerge as the compact Nash Rambler reviving the traditional Rambler marque. [16], Nash continued to use the Ambassador name on its top models 1949. The Ambassador series was the flagship in the Nash line. This was part of Nash's second 1932 series, which included completely new bodies and engineering updates to all models produced by the company. [36] 47 of the 126 cars that started this "contest of heroic proportions and vast distances" were classified as finishers. As the most expensive car in the line, the Ambassador received premium upgrades in upholstery and other trim items for a base price of US$2,090 (FOB). [37] Mexican driver S. Santoyo was classified 36th in his 1949 Nash, while another 1949 Ambassador driven by Manuel Luz Meneses and José O'Farrill Larranoga finished 39th. When production was resumed after the war, the Eights were no longer part of the program. 1951 Nash-Healey Used The Nash Ambassador Grille I’ll leave it to others to decide if the Nash Ambassador Airflyte belongs on a list of the world’s worst cars, but I … After production of under 3,600 big Nash cars, the final Nash Ambassador rolled off the Kenosha, Wisconsin production line in the summer of 1957. [27] The front fenders featured raised front wheel arches that showed more of the front wheel and tire than Nash had revealed since the 1949 models debuted. As the compact Rambler's fortunes increased, sales of the senior Nash cars, including the Ambassador, decreased. "Scenaramic" wrap-around windshields accompanied an entirely new front-end treatment with a new oval grille incorporating the headlights. The Ambassador was Nash's top-of-the-line offering when first introduced. During the early 1950’s both the Nash Ambassador and Statesman models were volume and profit leaders for Nash. • HAS BEEN USED AS A POLICE CAR WITH WHITE "PEEL PAINT" ON THE DOORS • ALL GAUGES, HORN, LIGHTS, WIPERS WORK, NICE GLASS This 1954 Nash Ambassador LeMans is the answer you’ve been looking for. 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It featured a forged steel crankshaft, a 4-barrel carburetor, and dual exhausts. Black 1954 Nash Ambassador for sale located in Glendale, California - $12,500 (ClassicCars.com ID CC-1433950). From 1958 until the end of the 1965 model year, the Rambler Ambassador, then 1966-1972 as the American Motors Ambassador, then 1973-1974 as AMC Ambassador, were the products of American Motors Corporation (AMC), which continued to use the Ambassador model name on its top-of-the-line models, making it "one of the longest-lived automobile nameplates in automotive history. It has the 6 cylinder 252.6 Cubic Inch 130 HP engine, 3 speed on the column with Overdrive. Aside from General Motors, Nash was the only automobile manufacturer to make a profit in 1932. The 1937 models saw the return of coupes and convertibles to the Ambassador lines. The standard 252.6 cu in (4.1 L) I6 was now rated at 130 hp (97 kW; 132 PS) at 3,700 rpm with its 7.6:1 compression ratio and a one-barrel Carter carburetor. This rare 1954 Nash Ambassador LeMans is in all original unrestored condition with just 41,214 original miles on the odometer. THIS 1954 NASH AMBASSADOR CUSTOM IS LOCATED IN: BROOKHAVEN, NY I am a private collector and one of the largest classic car wholesalers in the country with an endless passion for classic cars and trucks. [37] At the finish, Taruffi was in Turner's sights but Turner ended ahead in elapsed time, beating Taruffi by 3.5 minutes. In the spirit of wartime conservation, the Ambassador Six and Eight lost their twin ignition feature for 1942, reverting to a single spark plug per cylinder. Ambassador was the model name applied to the senior line of Nash automobiles from 1932 until 1957. THIS 1954 NASH AMBASSADOR CUSTOM IS LOCATED IN: BROOKHAVEN, NY I am a private collector and one of the largest classic car wholesalers in the country with an endless passion for classic cars and trucks. [37] Taruffi repassed the Nash when it was temporarily halted by a flat tire. • CLEAN AND CLEAR NY STATE TRANSFERABLE REGISTRATION, FOR OLD CARS PRIOR TO 1973 NY STATE ISSUES A TRANSFERABLE REGISTRATION, SAME AS THE TITLE; YOU CAN REGISTER AND GET A TITLE IN YOUR STATE THIS 1954 NASH AMBASSADOR CUSTOM IS LOCATED IN: BROOKHAVEN, NY, Ambassador was the model name applied to the senior line of Nash automobiles from 1932 until 1957. No fade, tears, replacements or … Nash-Kelvinator merged with ailing Hudson Motor Car Company as of January 14, 1954, to form American Motors Corporation (AMC), and both Nash and Hudson dealers sold the compact-sized Ramblers that were identical save for the "Nash" or "Hudson" badging. The 1941-42 Ambassador 600 was also the only Ambassador ever powered by an L-head engine. [14] Mason was also a convert to build a large aerodynamically clean family car for the postwar market and even championed the design's enclosed wheels as a bold innovative feature. For the 1941 and 1942 model years (only) all Nash vehicles became Ambassadors, and rode both long and short wheelbases. Used body parts must be sourced for restorations, although some N.O.S. • CAR IS EQUIPPED WITH RECLINING FRONT SEATS, WEATHER EYE HEATER, ORIGINAL FACTORY RADIO Nash Ambassador Country Club 1954 evento Saint Lambert Canada julio 2014 La marca Nash desapareció del mercado en 1957, pero aun hoy en día es recordada en la historia automotriz por sus originales vehículos, muy diferentes alos de los grandes constructores norteamericanos (General Motors, Ford y Chrysler). The 1952 Ambassador was available in "Super" and "Custom" series as a two- or four-door sedan and a two-door "Country Club" hardtop. "[2], From 1927 through the mid-1932 model year, the Ambassador name was applied to a high trim club sedan body style, one of Nash's most prestigious senior models. 1954 Nash Ambassador (Airflyte) Custom. The Nash Ambassador 8 now saw new competition with such cars as the redesigned and lower priced LaSalle, Auburn V-12, REO-Royale 8, Buick Series 34-90, and the Chrysler Imperial Airflow.[10]. The heating and ventilation system was called Weather Eye and now could be equipped with Nash-Kelvinators' advanced Automobile air conditioning unit. With a single thermostatic control, the Nash passenger compartment air cooling option was described as "a good and remarkably inexpensive" system. [34] The Ambassador line up was reduced to Super sedans with I6 engines as well as V8 powered Super and Custom sedans and the hardtop Custom Country Club. In 1937, Sinclair Oil Corporation teamed up with Babe Ruth in a baseball contest where a 1937 Nash Ambassador Eight sedan was awarded every week.[11]. The body is by Pinin The interior still has that new car smell to it. Although the "senior" Nash and Hudson models continued to be marketed, it was sales of the Rambler that were powering the company's bottom line. Wegen der durch den Koreakrieg hervorgerufenen Materialknappheit fielen die Verkaufszahlen bei Nash ebenso wie die der anderen Autohersteller 1952 deutlich. [15] The company used revenue from its wartime contracts to develop a car that was "the most streamlined form on the road" and lower by 6 inches (152 mm) than the previous designs. Some of our vehicles located in California have been rented out to movies, commercials, photoshoots and parties. This caused a severe sales toll on all the independent carmakers (Hudson, Kaiser, Packard, Studebaker), and Nash was no exception. In 1937 Nash acquired the Kelvinator Corporation as part of a deal that allowed Charlie Nash's handpicked successor, George W. Mason, to become President of the new Nash-Kelvinator Corporation. [30] The option was priced well below systems offered by other carmakers (in 1955, Nash offered it at US$345, against $550 for Oldsmobile or $570 for Chrysler);[31] other makers, such as Ford, did not even offer optional air conditioning. The Golden Anniversary Pininfarina Nash, styled by Pinin Farina, received several prestigious design awards. When Nash merged with Hudson Motors in 1954, the Ambassador name was continued, though it was now known as the AMC Ambassador. [13] Production was limited, with Nash selling exactly 1,000 examples between 1946 and 1948. • STILL USING THE ORIGINAL "LIFT TO START" TRANSMISSION LEVER The Ambassador series was the "flagship" in the Nash line.[3]. With the end of the War, a battle for market leadership began between two historic rival automakers. )[33], The Ambassador continued with only a few changes. 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