AMC

Orphan for Rescuing: 1981 AMC Concord

Twenty-plus years ago, the original owner of this 1981 AMC Concord quit driving it with 95,000 miles on the clock. Now, someone down the family line has decided to get it the heck out of the yard. It’s available… more»

43k Mile Survivor: 1981 AMC Spirit

Just as the Concord succeeded the Hornet as AMC’s compact in the late 1970s, the Spirit replaced the Gremlin in the subcompact space which it had been an awkward fit for. Yet both cars had their predecessor’s roots underneath… more»

64k Original Miles: 1978 AMC Pacer D/L Station Wagon

AMC introduced a Station Wagon to its Pacer range in 1977. The original Hatchback’s styling polarized opinions, but the Wagon’s appearance was considered less radical. It also proved an important move because Pacer sales were in freefall by the… more»

Just Two Owners! 1962 Rambler American

Nash-Kelvinator Corp. and Hudson Motor Car Co. merged in 1954 to form American Motors. Soon after, they began to consider new product offerings, and the Rambler American was born in 1958. It began as an updated and modernized version… more»

360 V8 Upgrade: 1973 AMC Javelin

AMC jumped into the “pony car” wars in 1968 with the Javelin and its 2-seat companion, the AMX. The car never sold as well as the Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro, but that was the case with most of… more»

Dirt Cheap Car Collection for Sale!

Sometimes, truth in advertising does actually happen, as a seller on craigslist has listed a variety of projects for the dirt-cheap prices they deserve. This seems to be more a case of a personal junkyard that a new owner… more»

Surf Wagon? 1982 AMC Concord DL Wagon

It would have been fun to be able to be a passenger on the Concord supersonic airliner that is no longer flying. Until then, although not quite as fast or luxurious, there’s this 1982 AMC Concord DL wagon. The… more»

Whole Collection For Sale!

Billed as “unusual,” I guess “usual” is a relative term. Buicks, AMCs, Mercedes-Benzes, customs…all of these are legitimate classics in their own right, and most seem to be in decent condition. Special thanks to Britt Boughey for letting us… more»

1977 AMC Matador Barcelona II Coupe Survivor!

1977 was a big year in US history, at least for pop culture events. The first Apple II computers went on sale, a little movie called Star Wars opened, the Alaskan pipeline was finally completed and, sadly, Elvis died…. more»

45k Original Miles: 1979 AMC Spirit DL Liftback

Certain signs make you realize that you’re starting to clock a few years. One of those is looking at classic cars that recently emerged from decades in storage and realizing that you can remember those cars when their original… more»

AMC, Ford, or Porsche: Take Your Pick Trio

When you find multiple cars on the same property owned by one party, they usually have something in common. In the case here, the seller has three autos laying around on the side of his house from three different… more»

4WD Survivor: 1981 AMC Eagle SX4

American Motors was constantly trying to be different to stay relevant. They would conjure up cars that the competitors hadn’t yet figured out, like the Eagle. Based on the Hornet/Concord, the Eagle was a compact four-wheel-drive passenger car built… more»

3 for 1 Project: 1969 AMC SC/Rambler

The Rambler American had its swan song at American Motors in 1969, to be replaced by the revived Hornet nameplate the following year. But the car went out in style with a limited-edition muscle model called the SC/Rambler, a… more»

Big Bad Blue: 1969 AMC Javelin SST

Some classic cars tick more of the right boxes than others, but this 1969 AMC Javelin SST ticks some good ones. It features a healthy V8 under the hood, a recently refurbished interior, and one of the most desirable… more»

Rare Air: 1972 AMC Gremlin

Whenever I see a vehicle wearing the AMC badge, I acknowledge a level of respect. That’s not because the company produced some of the most iconic muscle or luxury cars on the planet. The reality is that some of… more»

Sweet Survivor? 1971 AMC Ambassador

The Ambassador was a premium automobile built by American Motors from 1957 to 1974 over eight generations. Except for 1962-66, it was a full-sized car designed to compete with the top dogs at GM, Ford, and Chrysler. It began… more»