The Nash Ambassador was a luxury automobile that was produced from 1927-1957. For the first five years it was the highest trim level, then from 1932 it was a stand-alone model. The 1954 model was the first American car to have a front-facing, fully integrated HVAC system. The 1955 model was powered by either a 4.1-litre I6 engine with 130 hp (96 kW) or a 5.2-litre V8 engine with 208 hp (155 kW). It had rear-wheel drive and a 3-speed aic transmission.