1956 Nash Ambassador Custom This special Nash retains its original production Solitaire Blue, Pacific Blue & Frost White triton color. Has the original factory 352ci Packard engine. Always a hit at the car shows - It is a top of the line Nash Ambassador Custom in showroom condition. Styled by PininFarina and received several prestigious design awards back in its day. Production was limited to just 1885 V8 Ambassador Customs. This car came with the Packard Jetfire 352ci engine.The exterior shines beautifully and has never had any dents, dings or accidents in its 60 year history. The body is perfectly straight. It retains its original tritone color combo of Solitaire Blue, Pacific Blue & Frost White. The chrome and trim are show quality. Factory chrome wheels and Continental kit are also in flawless condition.
One of his final wishes was to take a ride in his 1956 Nash Ambassador. With the help of his family and ClassicCars.com, Patrick McKay got his wish.
‘Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!” But if you looked at the ground during the days of the 1950s, you likely saw a car much like our Pick of the Day.
Italian design house Pininfarina is known mainly for amazing Ferrari and Alfa Romeo designs, but the company also did extensive work with British and American auto manufacturers.
When most people think of the late, lamented Nash brand, they conjure up bulbous family cars of the 1950s or perhaps the tiny Nash Metropolitan.
Just how do you suppose the historically famous Italian company, Pininfarina, ever became involved in the styling designs of the 1950’s Nash automobiles?
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