Gremlin X

Hip Levi Edition: 1974 AMC Gremlin X

American Motors, with more narrow pockets than the Big Three, was always looking for ways to stand out from the crowd. The Gremlin was one such effort and a quick way for them to get into the subcompact market… more»

401 V8 One Owner! 1972 AMC Gremlin 4-Speed

The Gremlin was AMC’s answer to the flood of subcompact cars that had arrived from abroad by 1970. Rather than develop another new car, they took a foot out of the wheelbase of a Hornet and chopped the rear… more»

Nicest One Left? 1974 AMC Gremlin X

When the subcompact car challenge was launched by U.S. automakers in 1970, there were three new contenders: the Chevy Vega, Ford Pinto, and the AMC Gremlin. The first two were all-new cars, while the latter was a rework of… more»

V8 Project: 1975 AMC Gremlin X

The Gremlin was the quirky-looking (and named) car created by American Motors in 1970. Its purpose was to compete against the likes of imports and their soon-to-arrive U.S.-built counterparts. But it was really a compact Hornet with a shortened… more»

74k Original Miles: 1974 AMC Gremlin X

One of the defining characteristics of AMC as a vehicle manufacturer was its ability to produce quirky and interesting cars. One of the most easily recognizable vehicles was the AMC Gremlin, and this 1974 Gremlin X has just been… more»

Original Paint: 1974 AMC Gremlin X 304

Love them or hate them, there’s no disputing the fact that AMC produced some of the most interesting and quirky cars to roll off any American production line. Nowhere is this more apparent than when you look at this… more»

Sporty Survivor: 1972 AMC Gremlin

In the late 1960s, Chevrolet and Ford were responding to the onslaught of competition from the small car imports. They would bring out the Vega and Pinto subcompacts, respectively, for the 1971 model year. AMC got there a little… more»

American Motors Collection Up For Auction!

  Those of us who remember American Motors Corporation will recall names like Gremlin, Javelin, Matador, Pacer and Rambler… and even if you aren’t a fan of their work, you’ll appreciate the excellent condition of this collection, up for… more»

One Family Owner: 1976 AMC Gremlin X

You have to give AMC credit for being willing to try different things. Just after they introduced their new compact, the Hornet, to replace the aging American for 1970, they also came out with the Gremlin as a mid-year… more»

401 V-8: 1973 AMC Gremlin X + Levi

The Gremlin was the quirky little car that AMC managed to sell more than 670,000 of in the 1970s. One of the coolest versions was the Gremlin X, which could be combined with a Levi’s option package and 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»

4.0 Jeep Transplant: 1974 AMC Gremlin X

A restored Gremlin? I love the idea of someone pouring a ton of time and money into restoring a 1974 AMC Gremlin X, I really do. It’s not a Hemi Cuda or some other high-buck muscle car but this… 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»

41,500 Miles: 1973 AMC Gremlin X

I have always wondered how many cars came in just one body style, I need to make a list. The Pinto never came in a four-door or a convertible, but they had a wagon as did the Vega. The… more»

Never Seen Snow: 1977 AMC Gremlin X

The owner of this 1977 AMC Gremlin X claims that this car was used in a photo shoot by one of the engineers who designed the car. Whether this is true or not is unclear, as a long search… more»

Big Block Bruiser: 1976 AMC Gremlin X

This is not your father’s Oldsmobile, unless your father’s Oldsmobile was actually a 454 cubic-inch V8-powered 1976 AMC Gremlin X. This mind-spinning and tire-spinning custom can be found here on craigslist in impossibly-beautiful Missoula, Montana. The seller is asking… more»

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