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How the AMC Gremlin Tried to Compete with the VW Bug

How the AMC Gremlin Tried to Compete with the VW Bug
This is how they did it in the days before Microsoft PowerPoint. Greg’s Automotive dug up this awesomely retro bit of automotive history which features a sales training presentation for the original 1970 AMC Gremlin.
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The 1970 AMC AMX/3 Was a Supercar from The Makers of the Pacer

The 1970 AMC AMX/3 Was a Supercar from The Makers of the Pacer
AMC (American Motors Corporation) is best remembered for its strange, quirky and oddly loveable 1970s cars like the Gremlin and the Pacer. But it also made some sportier cars, like the Javelin and its muscular cousin, the AMX.
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Road Testing the 1971 AMC Gremlin

Road Testing the 1971 AMC Gremlin
The AMC Gremlin was a quirky little car made from 1970 to 1978. The angular, economy subcompact has achieved somewhat of a cult status over the years, looking something like a VW Rabbit with the face of an AMC Hornet.
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Wayne’s World Pacer Sells for $37k

Wayne’s World Pacer Sells for $37k
I mentioned a week or so back that the actual AMC Pacer from the flick Wayne’s World was going up for auction. That auction happened over the weekend and some fan plunked down $37,400 for the movie car.
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Wayne’s World AMC Pacer Can be Yours

Wayne’s World AMC Pacer Can be Yours
Cars used in moves are often very cool, and people want them badly. That can’t be said for all movie cars. When a movie car is based on one of the ugliest production cars ever made, you’d think that nobody would want it. 
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A Playmate Pink 1968 AMC AMX Rolls into Jay’s Garage

A Playmate Pink 1968 AMC AMX Rolls into Jay’s Garage
Ever since 1964, Playboy Magazine has awarded their Playmate of the Year a vehicle as part of her prize. The cars, trucks and once even a boat have always been painted “Playmate Pink,” a custom hue that definitely turns heads when seen on the street.
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Insanely Rare AMC AMX/3 Prototype Lands on eBay

Insanely Rare AMC AMX/3 Prototype Lands on eBay
If you say the name AMC to me and many other car guys, the name that comes to mind is Pacer. The AMC Pacer is one of the ugliest cars to eve cruise the roads in my opinion.
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eBay Find: 1955 Hudson Metropolitan

eBay Find: 1955 Hudson Metropolitan
On one of our regular jaunts through the aisles of eBay Motors, we came across this neat little car which is perfect for those looking for a classic that won’t take up too much room in the garage.
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The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer

The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer
It’s 95Octane’s motto that we feature “cars that don’t suck,” but we occasionally need to feature a vehicle that’s notable for other reasons. One such vehicle is the AMC Pacer. Described by its critics as “a pregnant elephant” from the outside, and “a fishbowl on wheels” from the inside, there’s little question that its short, wide design was well, uhm, unusual.
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