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Pierre Cardin Edition: 1973 AMC Javelin AMX

American Motors was always the underdog. But that didn’t stop them from coming up with unusual or different cars. One of them was the AMX, a 2-seat, shortened version of the Javelin that could tear up some asphalt. Unfortunately,… more»

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1 Of 122: 1970 AMC AMX

We’ve seen several AMX’s pop up recently. And most of them have been either rusted out or wrecked. While this 1970 AMX isn’t perfect, it looks to have a future that sadly the others do not. From its last… more»

V8-Swapped 1982 AMC Eagle SX/4 Barn Find!

You have to give struggling American Motors credit for trying. They always seemed to make something come out of nothing. Case in point is the four-wheel drive family of cars called the Eagle which AMC launched for 1980, a… more»

Perfect Patina? 1977 AMC Gremlin X

In the early 1970s, all the U.S. automakers were scrambling to come up with sub-compact cars to do battle against the imports (and each other). AMC beat both Chevy and Ford to the punch by nearly six months with… more»

Worth Fixing? $3,600 1969 AMC AMX Project

The AMC AMX was an interesting hybrid, but not the kind we think of today. Part muscle car and part sports car. Excluding the Chevy Corvette, there was no other U.S. production car like it. It looked like the… more»

Big Bad Orange 1970 AMC AMX Go Pack!

The AMX was a two-seat version of the Javelin, both introduced during the 1968 model year. It was a muscle car and it was fast, but it was not a big seller, even by AMC standards. In three short… more»

Fix and Drive? 1975 AMC Gremlin

For 1970, AMC re-invented its approach to compact cars by replacing the rather staid American with the new Hornet. As an encore and a shot at the sub-compact imports, too, the Gremlin followed a few months later. The Gremlin… more»

Hot Rod 1974 AMC Gremlin!

If you’re hanging out with a bunch of gearheads and mention the AMC Gremlin, the typical reaction will be laughter. Because of their strange name and looks, these cars were unfairly maligned from the get-go. They weren’t bad cars… more»

Groovy Interior: 1970 AMC Gremlin Levi Edition

It is rare that I start a review with a picture of the interior but this 1970 AMC Gremlin has the optional Levi Complete interior. The car is listed here on eBay with 2 days remaining and the winning… more»

390-Powered Project: 1969 AMC Javelin

AMC got into the pony car game in 1968 with the Javelin. And just like Ford’s Mustang was based on the Falcon platform, the Javelin used the Rambler American’s. Javelins could be had from mild to wild, with a… more»

401 Powered! 1973 AMC Ambassador

If an AMC Ambassador isn’t 1970s-y enough for you, how about one painted Copper Tan, with patterned fabric seats, and a 401 under the hood? Perfect – that’s what we have here. This 1973 AMC Ambassador was sent to… more»

Gremlins Begone! 1980 AMC Spirit DL

Just like the Concord was an evolution of the Hornet, so was the Spirit of the Gremlin. Not that the Gremlin was a bad car (it wasn’t), its strange name and looks had run their course. But the Spirit… more»

1972 AMC Javelin AMX Barn Find!

American Motors turned a lot of heads in the late 1960s with the AMX, a shortened two-seat version of the Javelin. It would become AMC’s first and only attempt at building a sports car. As a muscle car, they… more»

Nicest One Left? 1981 AMC Spirit DL

One of the best and most reliable cars that I have ever owned was a 1991 Dodge Spirit that I put over 300,000 miles on. Oddly enough, we also own a Hoover Spirit vacuum cleaner. Neither of those two… more»

Stored Since ’84: 1970 AMC Rebel Machine

Times have certainly changed and names are everything these days. Many automobile monikers don’t make any sense or are unpronounceable. One Korean auto conglomerate, who will remain nameless, has a model line-up that sounds more like a geography lesson… more»

Custom Sleeper: 1966 Rambler American 440

The American served as the entry-level car for AMC between 1958 and 1969 and was the second incarnation of the Rambler compact from the Nash-Hudson days. Until the Hurst SC/Rambler was built in limited numbers in the American’s final… more»