390 V8 Project: 1968 AMC AMX

American Motors joined the “pony car” war in 1968 with its new Javelin. It was based on the platform used by the Rambler American compact. But they went one step further and created the AMX, too, which used a… more»

Black Beauty: 1969 AMC AMX

The AMX was a 2-seater companion to their 4-seat pony car, the Javelin, from 1968-70. After that, it was a performance option on its bigger brother. It was a true GT-style car, not just a Javelin with 12 inches… more»

Power Tour Veteran: 1977 AMC Hornet AMX

When it comes to malaise era muscle, most enthusiasts begrudgingly acknowledge the Cobra II or King Cobra as one of the barely discernable bright spots on a bleak landscape. But it seems the AMX Hornet, conceived with a similar… more»

1 of 98? 1970 AMC AMX Go Pack

The AMC would serve as a 2-seat GT-style companion to the Javelin when AMC joined the pony car wars for 1968. Even by AMC standards, its production numbers were low but helped the company try to shake its image… more»

Yard Find: 1969 AMC AMX

When AMC entered the pony car market, they had a two-prong approach. They rolled out the 4-seat Javelin in 1968 that was similar in concept to the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro. But they also had the new AMX,… more»

Big Bad Green: 1970 AMC AMX

Most car guys will remember Chrysler and its “High Impact” colors offered from 1969-73. But memories may get fuzzy when you mention American Motors’ “Big Bad” series of hues in 1969-70. They were just as flashy as Chrysler’s but… more»

Owned 41 Years! 1970 AMC AMX

Like a breath of fresh air, this AMX comes to market offered by its owner of 40+ years, exalted in a listing here on eBay that includes many key details that fall by the wayside when classics land on… more»

1-Of-825: 1972 AMC Javelin AMX 401

Leave it to American Motors to think outside of the box. When they introduced their Javelin pony car for 1968, they also rolled out a GT-style, 2-seater of the same car (shorter wheelbase with rear seat removed). When the… more»

V8/4-Speed: 1968 AMC AMX

If you grew up in a relatively small town as I did, there were probably a few iconic hot rods or muscle cars that you routinely saw cruising around. One of the cars that ruled the road where I… more»

Cheap AMC AMX X-Code 390?

American Motors was known for building conservative, reliable cars but would step outside that comfort zone from time to time. The 1968-70 AMX was one of those times, transforming their new Javelin pony car into a GT style 2-seater…. more»

Go Pack and Rally Pack: 1968 AMC AMX

American Motors wasn’t afraid to think outside the box in order to stay competitive. In 1968, along with the Javelin pony car, AMC launched the AMX, a GT-styled muscle car that was one of just two American-built 2-seaters. The… more»

Big Bad Orange: 1970 AMC AMX 390 4-Speed Go Pack!

In days of old, car manufacturers came up with some pretty creative names for their paint colors. AMC was no exception, and it is hard to go past a color with the handle of Big Bad Orange. That is… more»

Immaculate 56k Mile: 1971 AMC Javelin SST

Here are Barn Finds we look at a big range of vehicles but rarely do we come across AMC muscle cars like this one. This 1971 AMC Javelin SST appears to be in excellent condition and is said to… more»

Dusty Survivor: 1969 AMC AMX

American Motors, long known for building practical, economic automobiles, got into the pony car revolution in 1968 with the Javelin. And, unlike the competition, also offered a 2-seat GT version called the AMX (named after an AMC experimental model)…. 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»

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»