Hornet

70k Mile Survivor: 1973 AMC Hornet Sportabout

AMC Vehicles have always had a special place in my heart, as the car I learned to drive on was my dad’s 1977 Gremlin. Most AMC cars had a distinctive look, and when I was a kid I remember… more»

1 of 784: 1971 AMC Hornet SC/360

AMC replaced the venerable Rambler American in 1970 with the Hornet, a more stylish looking compact than its predecessor. Whether inspired by the success Plymouth had with putting a 340 into a Duster or to continue down the performance… more»

Classic Wagon: 1973 AMC Hornet Sportabout

If you look across the total AMC Hornet production for 1973, the wagon was a clear winner in the model’s sales stakes. AMC managed to shift 44,719 examples of the stylish vehicle, although finding a nice example for sale… more»

Affordable AMC: 1972 AMC Hornet SST

So, you have the overwhelming desire to own a classic car, but the budget is looking pretty tight. What do you do? Well, you could place the whole idea into the “too hard basket,” or you could search for… more»

Daily Driven: 1954 Hudson Hornet

By 1954, Hudson was in severe financial difficulties, and it was only a take-over by Nash-Kelvinator that prevented the company from collapsing completely. The new company became known as American Motors Corporation or AMC, and over the ensuing years,… more»

Rare 1954 Hudson Hornet Brougham Convertible!

Hudson chose to undertake a significant restyle of the Hornet for 1954, but this proved to be a case of “too little, too late” for the manufacturer. Before the model year was completed, the lack of a sales boost… more»

Lilliputian Limo: 1968 Wolseley Hornet Mk III

The original Mini was designed to be inexpensive transport for the masses, and it managed to become both a sales success and a motoring legend. Of course, a little luxury goes a long way, and the humble Mini managed… more»

Ready To Enjoy: 1954 Hudson Hornet

By 1954, Hudson was in some pretty severe financial trouble, and news of this negatively impacted the company’s already dwindling sales volumes. This was a sad state of affairs, as the Hudson Hornet was actually a very good car… more»

Affordable Project: 1970 AMC Hornet SST

I’ve always like the styling of the Hornet. Those slightly flared wheel arches give the car a muscular look and followed the AMC tradition of producing cars with interesting styling. This particular Hornet, from the first year of production,… more»