Real Fake Wood: 1974 AMC Hornet Sportabout

The AMC Hornet was a compact family car built as a replacement for the Rambler American brand/model starting in 1970. Hornet production continued through 1977 when it was superseded by the AMC Concord and the groundbreaking AMC Eagle crossover utility vehicle. However, before the Hornet disappeared into the history books, it was produced as a coupe, hatchback, sedan, and wagon — and it was available with Levi or Gucci interior options in the awesome Sportabout wagon spec. The wagon version of the Hornet was called the Sportabout which proves automakers were allergic to the term wagon even way back then. Find this 1974 AMC Hornet Sportabout bidding for $5,800 reserve-not-met with 3 days to go located in Elmwood Park, IL via ebay motors.

From the seller:

Car has been garage-kept for about 40 years.

New tires, new battery, newly-rebuilt carburetor.

Extremely clean motor compartment. No signs of any grease buildup.

Interior is perfect, almost like when it left the factory.

Equipped with chrome luggage rack and original spare tire.

Underbody has undercoated for rust-proofing.

Passenger front door has horizontal dents that are barely visible due to the wood grain.

YouTube video of car:

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