Assortment of AMC AMX Projects

American Motors introduced the AMX in 1968 as a GT-style performance machine. It was a derivative of the new Javelin “pony car” with 12 inches taken out in the wheelbase to create a 2-seater. The car was in production… more»

Freshly Rebuilt V8! 1974 AMC Javelin

In 1974, two manufacturers and three brands got out of the “pony car” business. Citing a downward spiral in demand, American Motors, Plymouth, and Dodge all pulled out of the space. Usually last place in sales, the Javelin outsold… more»

Big Bad Orange Project: 1969 AMC Javelin

American Motors got into the “pony car” game in 1968 with the Javelin (and AMX, which is more of a sports car with muscle). It was reasonably popular (by AMC standards) and lasted across two generations through 1974 (AMC… more»

Red, White, and Blue: AMC Muscle Car Collection

In 1969 and 1970, American Motors offered five factory muscle cars that wore red, white, and blue paint schemes. That included two Americans, one AMX, one Javelin, and one Rebel Machine. The seller has collected all five, which may… more»

Last Model Year: 1974 AMC Javelin

The 1974 model year was a tough one on the “pony car” market segment. Three competitors had their last hurrah in 1974 (the Plymouth Barracuda, Dodge Challenger, and AMC Javelin) and a fourth became a subcompact (the Ford Mustang)…. more»

Mark Donahue Edition? 1970 AMC Javelin

To help promote their signing famed racers Roger Penske and Mark Donahue to their Trans-Am program in 1970, AMC built 2,501 versions of a street Javelin as a special edition. The car could come in any color and usually… more»

Project or Parts? 1973 AMC Javelin

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The current owner of this 1973 AMC Javelin suggests it would be an ideal candidate for a project or parts car. I believe it deserves better than that second option due… more»

360 V8 Upgrade: 1973 AMC Javelin

AMC jumped into the “pony car” wars in 1968 with the Javelin and its 2-seat companion, the AMX. The car never sold as well as the Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro, but that was the case with most of… more»

Bonneville Speed Spectacular! 1968 AMC Javelin

American Motors joined the pony car movement in 1968 with two models if you count the 2-seat AMX as one of them. They sold 55,000 copies the first year, three of which included specially modified versions by Craig Breedlove… more»

Thousands Spent: 1974 AMC Javelin

Mechanical refurbishment on a classic car can seem like a bottomless pit. It seems that you no sooner finish one task than another rears its ugly head. That isn’t the case with this 1974 AMC Javelin. The seller has… more»

Badlands Field Find: 1973 AMC Javelin

American Motors got into the highly competitive pony car space with the Javelin in 1968. To a lesser extent, the new AMX was a player, too, but it was more of a GT-style car, a Javelin with 2-seats and… more»

AMX Package: 1974 AMC Javelin

The 1974 model was the end of the road for the AMC Javelin, which lasted from 1969 through 1974 and two styling generations.  Those in the know seem to think that AMC may have axed the Javelin due to… more»

Back To Black: 1972 AMC AMX

This AMX first appeared on Barn Finds in March 2021. At the time, it was unrestored and in fairly rough condition. It didn’t find a new home, so the seller decided to do a major refurbishing of the automobile…. more»

401/4-Speed: 1973 AMC Javelin Pierre Cardin Edition

Ah, 1973. Fashion trends for that year included bell-bottom jeans, tie-dyed t-shirts, earth shoes, and gypsy dresses. AMC decided to cash in on the world of fashion by introducing the Javelin Pierre Cardin Edition. Available during both the 1972… more»

Survivor Quality: 1972 AMC Javelin

American Motors got into the pony car game in 1968 using a platform that originated with the Rambler American. While not a big seller compared to the Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro, the Javelin helped reshape the company’s image… more»

No Reserve: 1973 AMC Javelin AMX

Sometimes we can buy a project car with all the good intentions in the world, but various circumstances mean that the project can stall before it starts. That is the case for the owner of this 1973 AMC Javelin… more»