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Junkyard Gem: 1966 Rambler Classic 550 Sedan

The low-priced American Motors competitor for the Chevelle, Fairlane and Belvedere.

No fooling: The AMC Gremlin debuted 50 years ago today, April 1

It was AMC's funky answer to the rising tide of fuel-efficient foreign subcompacts

Junkyard Gem: 1980 AMC Concord DL 2-Door Sedan

American Motors Corporation's affordable luxury compact, now discarded in a Denver junkyard

Junkyard Gem: 1983 AM General postal Jeep DJ-5L

One of the last of the good old mail Jeeps.

Just about the simplest street-legal motor vehicle available during its 30-year production run, the two-wheel-drive Jeep DJ is best known as a U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicle. Here's one in a Denver self-service wrecking yard.

Ringbrothers' 1972 AMC Javelin AMX makes 1,100 horsepower

It features lots of carbon fiber

Continuing a streak of incredible Ringbrothers creations.

Roy Lunn, celebrated engineer behind the Le Mans-winning Ford GT40, dies at 92

Father of the modern SUV, honored in the Automotive Hall of Fame

Junkyard Gem: 1970 AMC Rebel sedan

Why get a conformist Belvedere or Chevelle when you could have a Rebel?

It was AMC's competitor for such midsize sedans as the Ford Fairlane, Chevy Chevelle, and Dodge Coronet.

The Walter P. Chrysler Museum is shutting down permanently this December

You have two more weekends to visit before it's gone for good.

The museum is only open for two more weekends before its closure after December 18.

The AMC Pacer from Wayne's World is going up for auction

We're not worthy!

The recent restoration includes a new stereo. The new owner will be able to rock out to Queen in HiFi.

Jeff Dunham stops by Leno's garage with pair of AMC Gremlins

A talk show host, a ventriloquist, and two AMC Gremlins walk into a bar...

What will Detroit do with the abandoned AMC headquarters?

The American Motors Co. headquarters in Detroit failed to sell at an October auction. The city has until January 4 to decide what to do with it.

Jay Leno is pretty in pink with the 1968 AMC AMX for Playboy

This week on Jay Leno's Garage, Jay drives a bubblegum pink AMC AMX. It has quite a history, too, as the prize for being Playboy Playmate of the Year and a slight connection to the Manson murders.

Looking back on our favorite cars of Mad Men

From Lincoln To Jaguar To Z/28, The AMC Series Was A Car-Spotter's Dream

No faithful follower of AMC's Mad Men could have missed the cars that quietly co-starred. Stretching through the whole of the 1960s, the series' timeline had access to some of the coolest vehicular set dressing ever. Here are five cars from the show that we saw, remembered, and love.

Custom Honda motorcycles perfect for evading zombies in The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead, TV's favorite show about the coming zombie apocalypse, now includes a custom, zombie-hunting Honda motorcycle for Norman Reedus' Daryl. See it here on video.

MotorWeek reviews '83 American Motors lineup

MotorWeek's Retro Review series finds treasure in the archives with a look at the entire 1983 AMC lineup, including the models from Jeep and Renault. This was just a few years before the company was sold to Chrysler.

eBay Find of the Day: Ultra-rare AMC AMX/3 prototype ready for restoration

Synthesizing a mid-mounted, muscular American V8 and a svelte European body, the 1970 AMC AMX/3 could have been something very special. Famed Italian designer Giotto Bizzarrini even crafted the body. However, things didn't work out, and only a handful were completed. Now, there's a chance to own one in need of a full restoration on eBay Motors.

Seinfeld laments AMC Gremlin with hilarious Jon Stewart

A good comedian can rifle off a one-liner when put in the right situation. A great comedian, though, can fire off zingers in any situation. That much is obvious from the start of the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Chrysler trademark suggest new Rebel in the family

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 Chris Bruce

Roadkill pits every project car against each other

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.

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