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Story and photos by Bill McCleery Anergy Audio - sgCarMart With today’s technology, there are a number of current powerplants with horsepower ratings above their displacement, but in 1957, marketing a “street” car that provided one pony per inch was a notable achievement. Many – maybe even most – of the injected cars were raced, but buyers did not have to have a competition license to get one at their local Chevy dealer. Login The continental kit gives the Statesman Country Club coupe a look of sophistication and size that belied its status as the Ambassador’s smaller and cheaper sibling. “It was the second line of Nash [ahead of the Rambler]. Ambassador was at the top,” Johnson noted. “It was probably in line with the middle-priced Fords or Chevys. That’s certainly where they had to compete at the time. Ambassadors were more in the Mercury, Buick class.

   

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