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36k Original Miles: 1980 AMC Pacer Wagon

Simultaneously being a contender for the pinnacle of practicality while also being nearly 180° from the mainstream is no easy feat. I’ll argue here we have one example that may lay claim to that title. This 1980 AMC Pacer… more»

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Patriotic Muscle Car: 1970 AMC Rebel Machine

The Rebel Machine was a one-year effort by AMC to make their intermediate offering, the Rebel, into a unique muscle car. The paint job was unlike anything else on the road: the car looked like a rolling U.S. flag…. more»

Basic Transportation? 1971 AMC Javelin

Am I looking in the wrong places or do you agree that nearly all Javelins for sale are of the SST or AMX variety or at least have a V8? I don’t know where all of the base 6-cylinder… more»

1970 AMC AMX 390 X-Code Go Pack!

For those looking for a real barn – or in this case, lean-to – find, Barn Finds reader, Patrick S., may have found one for you. This 1970 AMC AMX 390 X-Code w/ Go-Pack can be found here on… more»

Desert Classic: 1971 AMC Gremlin

I can’t see this one lasting too long, as in being for sale too long. It’s certainly lasted a long time, 49 years so far with no end in sight. This 1971 AMC Gremlin can be found here on… more»

V8-Powered 1976 AMC Hornet X Sportabout

This 1976 AMC Hornet Sportabout is a rare “X” package example fitted with the optional 304 5.0L V8. The seller notes this is a somewhat unusual combination of options for a wagon model, as it’s essentially a racy version… more»

Real 390 X-Code: 1969 AMC AMX

There’s something so unique about an AMC AMX. In a world full of Camaros, Mustangs, Chevelles, and Chargers, seeing an AMX out on the open road can be a rare sight. That sighting becomes even rarer when it turns… more»

1978 AMC Gremlin With Only 2,250 Miles!

The seller of this 1978 AMC Gremlin says, “This car is a time capsule.” With a claimed 2,250 original miles and said to have been garage kept its entire life, it’s hard to disagree. Thank you to Barn Finds… more»

Unrestored 1978 AMC Gremlin

We normally see Gremlins with stripe packages like a Gremlin X, or other more fancy-looking models. I can’t remember the last time I’ve seen such a basic looking car of any make than this 1978 AMC Gremlin. This one… more»

Levi’s Edition: 1975 AMC Gremlin X

“The Car That Wore the Pants” has to be one of the most unusual slogans, at least that I can think of at the moment. I can’t imagine a carmaker in 2020 doing a special edition vehicle based on… more»

Angry Hornet! 1971 AMC Hornet SC/360 Ram Air 4-Speed

If angry hornets invade the world in 2020, I hope they’re all like this one! Offered as one of 306 factory Ram-Air four-speeds equipped with the 360 cid (5.9L) V8, this 1971 American Motors Corporation Hornet SC/360 in Newington,… more»

Big Bad Orange! 390 Powered 1969 AMC AMX

After a steady diet of Mustangs, Camaros, Chevelles, and Dodge Chargers, here’s an example of what upstart AMC was offering during the muscle car wars and it is a welcome find. The AMX and its larger sibling, the Javelin,… more»

Classic Wagon: 1973 AMC Hornet Sportabout

If you look across the total AMC Hornet production for 1973, the wagon was a clear winner in the model’s sales stakes. AMC managed to shift 44,719 examples of the stylish vehicle, although finding a nice example for sale… more»

Stored 37 Years: 1970 AMC Rebel “The Machine”

To borrow the opening line from a 1970 AMC ad, “Standing before you is the car you’ve always wanted.” Well, maybe it’s the car you never knew you’ve always wanted. Sent in by an anonymous Barn Finds reader, this… more»

One Owner Barn Find: 1970 AMC Rebel SST

Coming after the innovative, popular, and solid Rambler Classic, the company’s new Rebel was quite a change. It added some sportiness that was missing in the Rambler Classic and was needed to energize AMC’s market share for the coming… more»

Loaded 390 Four-Speed! 1968 AMC AMX And Parts Car

Advertise a ’68 Mustang with a numbers-matching 390 cid V8, four-speed manual transmission, air conditioning, and other options, price it at $8400, and at least twenty-seven people will break their index fingers clicking Buy It Now without even checking… more»