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It features lots of carbon fiber

Continuing a streak of incredible Ringbrothers creations.

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

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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.

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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.

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We're not worthy!

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 is dredging up a brand from the past by filing a US request for "Rebel." The name is specifically for "motor vehicles, namely automobiles, trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles and structural parts therefo

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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.

Before Godfather II, there was this 30-second epic set in Little Italy

Before he ascended to his rightful place at the top of American cinema, Robert De Niro hawked cars in a television commercial.

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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 Motor Show Sale on November 15 and 16 in Birmingham, UK.

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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 full-size car inside and as small and aerodynamic as possible on the outside - function over form doesn't make this thing beautiful.

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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 the potential nominees. When this happens, code names are given to the protectees; for example, President Reagan was called "Rawhide" by those watching out for him. Mitt's new Secret Service handle? Jave