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    Report: Chrysler trademark suggest new Rebel in the family
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    Trademark filings can be a first alert in the auto industry that something is coming. For example, Lamborghini trademarked Aventador before we saw its supercar, and Chevrolet did the same thing with Z28. Other times, an automaker files to protect a name and never does anything with it. Chrysler ...

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    Video: Roadkill pits every project car against each other
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    The guys behind Motor Trend's monthly Roadkill series have collected nine of their favorite project cars from their videos and pitted them against each other in a battle royale to determine a winner. It's 44 minutes long, but it's completely worth the investment of time. The cars run the gamut ...

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    Auctions: Fangio's daily driver can be yours
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    Sometimes, little pieces of automotive history pop up, that are so rare and eccentric, that they're hard to pass up. This is one of those times. The car shown above is a 1970 IKA Torino 380S, which has had a very special owner. It'll be crossing the block at the Silverstone Auctions NEC Classic ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: This is what an AMC Pacer with a $55k resto looks like
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    We'll be the first to admit that AMC Pacers don't send tingles of excitement down our backs when we see them. Truly an innovative car for its time that fell a bit short on delivery, the Pacer developed a cult following that appreciates its functional funk. It was designed to be as spacious as a ...

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    Report: This is Mitt Romney
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    That's right, the potential Republican Potentate is an AMC muscle car; according to the Secret Service, anyway. The Republican race for the presidential nomination is getting serious, and National Public Radio reports that the the Secret Service is stepping in to offer its protective services to ...

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    Video: PopMech offers a video history of the automotive barrel roll
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    Rob Dyrdek's "kick flip" stunt in a Chevrolet Sonic effectively sealed his place in the hallowed halls of stunt driver lore. As it turns out, actually pulling off a 360-degree barrel roll in a vehicle is one of the most challenging stunts one can perform. Driving on two wheels? Cakewalk. Knocking ...

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    Pixar licenses Cars 2 AMC villains for a song thanks to Chrysler bankruptcy
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    Earlier this week, we spent the day at Pixar to get a sneak peak at Cars 2. And before you ask, here's what you want to know: The sequel is an order of magnitude more awesome than the original and chief creative honcho John Lasseter drives a Mercedes-Benz SL65. So with that out of the ...

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    Video: Chevy Vega development film yields priceless look at 1970s auto design
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    Chevrolet Vega Car & Track segment – Click above to view the video after the jump
    "The goal is to be nifty." Quite a gem of a quote from Car & Track's look into the work behind bringing the Chevrolet Vega to market. C&T was among the first national television shows that covered ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Hydrogen-powered 1972 AMC Gremlin by George Barris
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    1972 hydrogen-powered AMC Gremlin – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When one thinks of advanced technology, the AMC Gremlin rarely (if ever) pops to mind. In fact, these days, unless you happen to be watching re-runs of the first season of True Blood you likely wouldn't think of the ...

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    Video: 24 Hours of LeMons Ford Escort ZX2 flips out
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    Rubbing is Racing - click above to watch the video
    One of the common, angry refrains that veteran 24 Hours of LeMons teams voice is the fact that the $500 junker series keeps increasing the safety requirements, especially when it comes to roll cages. After all, their cage passed the tech ...

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    Rendered Speculation: The return of the AMX
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    Click above for more renderings of revived AMC models
    American Motors may have lost its way towards the end of its life in the '80s, but the little car company that could created some very cool vintage American iron. When the muscle car era was still in full swing, AMC was a player with its ...

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    What could have been - AMX/3
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    UPDATE: It turns out there were actually some running and driving versions of this car, link in text below.The fact that AMC never produced this car is probably part of the reason why they were able to hang on as the last independent automaker until the twilight of the 1980s. Looking at it now, ...

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    Gremlins, Pinto and Pacers to become the new auction darlings?
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    Anyone worried about their legacy would do well to pay attention to the rise and fall of automotive punchlines. More like fall and rise. Cars that were once four-wheeled jokes are gaining in value, demonstrating that history usually plays out far differently than you'd planned. Insurance man McKeel ...

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    Future Classic: Eagle Premier
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    click image for more pics of the Eagle PremierBy the early 1980s, American Motors Corporation was on the ropes. Its car line was seriously geriatric – the Eagle, Concord, and Spirit models were derivatives of the Hornet developed in the Bronze Age. AMC had turned to Renault for an infusion of ...

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    Eulogy for the Pacer - a memorial tribute to organ-donating AMCs
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    While it is perhaps not terribly far-fetched to think that there are folks who like the Pacer, this just seems like an unhealthy attachement. In the process of keeping his own very fine looking '76 alive, Curt Uhrin felt guilty about just stripping bits off those cars that gave their lives so that ...

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    VIDEO: Richard Dreyfuss pitches the '70 AMC Javelin
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    We like Richard Dreyfuss. Whether it's the old-school Richard (Close Encounters, Jaws), the 80s Richard (Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Stakeout, Let it Ride), or the modern Richard (What About Bob?, Poseidon), Dreyfuss has demonstrated his formidable chops as a thespian many times over, often ...

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    A brief history of Trans Am racing
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    With an apparent resurgence of muscle cars coming from Detroit, many are reminded of the "good ol' days" of Trans Am racing. This particular series mutated from the SCCA's B-Production Sedan class when the decision was made to award a manufacturer's title - a move that eventually dragged ...

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