Stored 25 Years: 1968 AMC Javelin

By 1968, there was only one American Motors car left that carried the Rambler name, the American. The powers-that-be felt that the name – which had been used by AMC since 1954 – left the company with a stodgy… more»

Go Pack Survivor: 1968 AMC AMX 390

American Motors got into the pony car market in 1968 with two entries. On the one hand, a 2-door, 4-seat coupe called the Javelin that would compete with the likes of the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro.  On the… more»

One Owner 4×4: 1986 AMC Eagle Sedan

We don’t see Eagle sedans as often as Eagle wagons here at Barn Finds, but we’ve seen two of them in the last year or so. It’s not as much of a novelty or luxury to have AWD in… more»

1-of-284: 1969 AMC AMX “Big Bad Green”

American Motors got into the pony car space in 1968 with the Javelin. It was a 2-door, 4-seat sporty compact designed to compete with the Mustang, Camaro, etc. But AMC did those guys one better by also coming out… more»

Original Plum Paint: 1973 AMC Javelin

AMC got into the pony car business in 1968 with the Javelin and would produce the car for seven years across two generations. The Javelin would spin off the two-seat AMX which was unlike other offerings in the ever-crowded… more»

Would You Repaint This 1970 AMC Gremlin?

If AMC’s aim with the Gremlin was to create a car that would get people talking, it would have to be classed as an unqualified success. If they aimed to develop a vehicle that would blend seamlessly into the… more»

Oleg Cassini Edition: 1975 AMC Matador Brougham

Back in the 1970s, AMC hired famed fashion Oleg Cassini to help dress up its cars to attract a younger, hipper audience. AMC had already done this on the Hornet, Gremlin and Javelin and the Matador would be next…. more»

Amazing AMX! 1968 AMC AMX Survivor

This gorgeous 1968 AMX is believed to be an original low-mileage car, with reportedly just 5,500 miles on the clock. Aside from one repaint in the late 70s, there’s not much to dissuade you from believing the mileage claim… more»

Fishbowl Survivor: 1978 AMC Pacer

You could always count on AMC to come up with products whose thinking was a little “out of the box”. The AMX, the Rebel Machine, the Gremlin and – of course – the Pacer. To many, it resembled an… more»

46k Mile 1981 AMC Spirit Barn Find

The AMC Spirit wasn’t an all-new car when it came out in 1979. It was a seriously restyled Gremlin, using the platform that car borrowed from the Hornet in 1970. The quirky styling (and name) was getting old by… more»

Chevy V8 Swapped: 1964 Rambler Classic 770

The Classic was the journeyman Rambler model from 1961-66, replacing the former Rebel. The second generation of the Classic ran from 1963-64 and Motor Trend magazine was so impressed by the line that they gave it the “Car of… more»

60k Original Miles: 1975 AMC Pacer D/L

The AMC Pacer has its own dedicated band of enthusiasts, and there would be plenty of them that would like the look of this 1975 Pacer D/L. This is an original survivor that is in excellent condition. If you… more»

Southwest Survivor: 1977 AMC Hornet AMX

AMC has proven itself over and over again by making some of the funkiest, coolest, and most unusual cars of any car company, maybe ever. Case in point: this 1977 AMC Hornet AMX. The seller has this faded Firecracker… more»

Will It Run Again? 1971 AMC Javelin SST

This 1971 AMC Javelin SST is said to be closer to running again than pictures of its current state may suggest. The seller indicates that with fresh gas and a new battery, this 304-equipped example will roar back to… more»

Parked 20 Years: 1968 AMC Javelin

Due to a death in the family, this 1968 AMC Javelin is being sold here on Hemmings after being stored for about 20 years. The car is pretty clean but does have some rust bubbling through the bottom of… more»

1-of-865 Garage Find: 1980 AMC Spirit AMX

When the two-seat AMX was dropped after 1970, the name would continue to pop up again throughout the coming decade. Javelin AMX. Hornet AMX. Concord AMX. And the Spirit AMX. The latter was no longer a fire-breathing GT, but… more»