Skip to main content

american motors

  • 0
    Report: This is Mitt Romney
    1332716460

    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 ...

  • 0
    Pixar licenses Cars 2 AMC villains for a song thanks to Chrysler bankruptcy
    1301693400

    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 ...

  • 0
    eBay Find of the Day: Hydrogen-powered 1972 AMC Gremlin by George Barris
    1274999340

    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 ...

  • 0
    Future Classic: Jeep XJ Cherokee
    1239753540

    Jeep XJ Cherokee - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's easy to deride American Motors Corporation as mediocre to the point of failure. Legions of fans will argue vehemently that the last independent was a nimble innovator that consistently outflanked the competition with creative, clever ...

  • 0
    Don't let it eat after midnight - AMC Gremlin reimagined
    1228408200

    Click above for high-res image gallery of Jeff Teague's AMC Gremlin
    Jeff Teague is the son of former AMC design chief Dick Teague, and his father's work at the scrappy independent automaker created some of the most memorable designs ever. Jeff Teague is a designer himself, and not too long ago his ...

  • 0
    Rendered Speculation: The return of the AMX
    1226618940

    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 ...

  • 0
    What could have been - AMX/3
    1193527740

    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, ...

  • 0
    Future Classic: Eagle Premier
    1176760740

    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 ...

  • 0
    Eulogy for the Pacer - a memorial tribute to organ-donating AMCs
    1167233520

    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 ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle