Keep The Original Engine? 1976 AMC Gremlin

The seller refers to this 1976 AMC Gremlin as a pretty high-option car, and that doesn’t include all of the go-fast accessories, which may or may not actually make this Gremlin go any faster, but it sure makes it… more»

390 X-Code: 1969 AMC Javelin SST Project

It’s an almost unimaginable level of coolness when your dad buys a car two weeks after you were born because you both share the same name, with plans already in the works for a father-and-son rotisserie restoration once the… more»

Revived After 45 Years: 1956 Hudson Hornet

The days of the Nash and Hudson brands were numbered when they joined forces in 1954 to form American Motors Corp. (AMC). Neither would field a car past the 1957 model year, which included the 1956 Hudson Hornet with… more»

Cheap Wheels Survivor: 1977 AMC Gremlin

The AMC Gremlin was a quirky subcompact with a quirky name. It was in production from 1970 to 1978 and American Motors sold 671,000 copies throughout the decade. Under the skin, it was a Hornet with 12 inches removed… more»

Rebuilt 390 V8: 1969 AMC Hurst SC/Rambler Project

The Hurst SC/Rambler was a rare muscle car with just 1,512 copies only built in 1969 by American Motors. So, it’s interesting that we would see two of these cars in the same week here on Barn Finds. This… more»

Range-Topping Survivor: 1965 Rambler American 440H

AMC remained true to its roots when it released the Third Generation Rambler American. The result was an affordable compact car that was comfortable but allowed scope for aspirational buyers to secure something more upmarket. The range-topping offering in… more»

No Reserve: 1977 AMC Matador Coupe

Every marque has a legion of dedicated enthusiasts passionate about almost every model the company produced. I am probably not that devoted to AMC, but I have long admired the company for being bold and daring. The results of… more»

Rare Muscle Car: 1969 AMC Hurst SC/Rambler

The SC/Rambler (aka “Scrambler”) was a one-year muscle car from American Motors. It was based on the American/Rogue during that car’s last outing on the AMC roster. Armed with a 390 cubic inch V8, the 1,512 SC/Ramblers that were… more»

350-Chevy Equipped: 1974 AMC Gremlin

When surfing the net, I rarely pass up an opportunity to check out a ten-worst-cars-of-all-time list, a controversial subject many auto authors seem to enjoy writing about.  While I typically agree with some of their opinions, a car that… more»

60k Mile Survivor: 1977 AMC Pacer D/L Wagon

We’ve seen many AMC Pacers here on Barn Finds, in both sedan and wagon variety, and this has to be one of the nicest wagon versions that I can think of off-hand. The seller has this 1977 AMC Pacer… more»

Fastback Survivor: 1965 AMC Rambler Marlin

American Motors’ Marlin debuted in 1965 as a fastback version of the Rambler Classic. Looking a bit like an overgrown Plymouth Barracuda, it was a mid-size car for two years and then a full-size in its third and final… more»

Best One Left? 1978 AMC Pacer D/L Station Wagon

Some cars slip easily from public consciousness once production ends. Others are saved from obscurity by fortunate circumstances. The AMC Pacer enjoys a devoted following, but it could have been ignored by the broader community if it weren’t for… more»

Rust-Free 52K-Mile 1986 AMC Eagle Wagon 4WD

“American Motors, the world leader in 4-wheel drive technology, introduces another breakthrough. The American Eagle now has Select Drive . . . a spectacular new piece of engineering that lets you switch back and forth between full-time 4-wheel drive… more»

Project 1970 AMC Javelin SST 390 CID V8

American Motors was caught flat-footed by the pony-car phenomenon. Known for economy cars more accomplished at hauling families than laying rubber, AMC knew it had to carve out its share of the market quickly. Dick Teague’s styling department launched… more»

Rare Convertible! 1952 Nash Rambler Custom

Nash-Kelvinator was one of the predecessor companies of American Motors. They joined forces with Hudson Motor Car in 1954 to form AMC. Before (and after the merger), Nash built the Rambler as one of its product lines, making it… more»

Ending Soon: 1986 AMC Eagle Wagon

UPDATE – The seller has added underside photos to the photo gallery. Do you need 4×4 levels of off-road and snow-fighting capabilities but don’t want to drive an unwieldy SUV or truck? Then an AMC Eagle Wagon might be… more»

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