The Hatchback version of the Hornet model has a 5896 cc (359.7 ci) 16 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.
This particular AMC Hornet 360 V8 has a 3 speed / Auto gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.
The Hornet's 5896 cc (359.7 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 177 bhp (131 kW) @ 4000 rpm.
The AMC Hornet produces torque measuring 285 lb-ft (386.4 Nm) @ 2400 rpm.
The Hornet weighs around 1485 kg (3273 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 119.1 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 191.9 lb-ft of torque per ton.
The AMC Hornet 360 V8 -  has a top speed of 116 mph (186.6 kph)
This Hornet accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 8.7 seconds or 0-100kph in 9.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.96 seconds with a trap speed of 81.4 mph.