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The American Motors AMX of 1968, 1969 and 1970. Begin your tour of the site by going back to the introduction of the production AMX in 1968. Then stop by 1969 before heading into the AMXs final year of production as a separate model in 1970. Go >
Despite Dick Teague's best efforts to continue the two-seater AMX as a separate model into 1971, the corporate heads discontinued the two seat concept. The AMX name would live on however.
Beginning with the 1971 model year, the AMX would become a sport package option on its bigger brother, the Javelin. Go >
1974 witnessed the final dying gasps of the once-mighty-muscle car (and the last of the 401 in the AMC passenger car line). Even the sporty AMX option would not be offered in 1975 or 1976.
In 1977 American Motors would bring the fun back to driving with the Hornet AMX. Stating in their brochure "The AMX comes on strong with a floor shift, console, sporty gauges, soft-feel sports steering wheel and more." Go >
1978 was the year for the Concord AMX. "Excitement is the word for the new AMX. From the sweep of the front fender to the flair of the rear deck, AMX's bold design transforms everyday driving into an exciting experience.", reads the 1978 sales brochure. Go >
For 1979 and 1980 the Spirit would be the platform for the AMX package. "The styling says sizzle. The performance is nothing short of inspiring. Meet AMX for 1979. Inside and out it's bold, commanding. Expect to be noticed." 1980 would be the last year for AMX. Go >
The radical AMX Proto-types. See what AMC had in developement and the cars that could have been. The Vignale AMX, Project IV Tour, AMX GT, AMX II and AMX/3 are here. Go >
The Trans-Am Javelin area has extensive coverage of the 1968 - 1972 Trans-Am Racing seasons. Learn about Javelin's trials and triumphs in T/A racing. A must read for any Trans-Am fan regardless of manufacturer. Go >
He won, during an all too brief career, 57 major events in a variety of cars and competitions. He drove - successfully - Camaros, Javelins, Matadors, Lolas McLarens, Porches. Invariably, he drove them not only quicker than they had been running, but with a degree of skill that kept them competitive at the finish as well as at the start.*
In 55 Trans-Am races Mark Donohue had 29 wins with 43 top-three finishes. He finished on top of the driver's point standings three times, with two runner-up positions. Go >
The 1970 Mark Donohue Signature Edition Javelin was created out of a need to homologate the Javelin to compete in Trans-Am events for the 1970 Trans-Am racing season. A total of 2,501 were produced. Go >
*Auto Racing Digest - January, 1976
In 2006 Jim Richards was inducted into Australia's V8 Supercar Hall of Fame and the Australian Motorsport Hall of Fame. He now competes in the Touring Car Masters Historic Racing category. Follow Jim's debut season in the 2012 Australian Touring Car Masters Series racing his 'new for 2012' Shannons Insurance 1973 Javelin AMX. Review his first season in the all-new Javelin in the 2012 Touring Car Masters Series. Go >
On-demand streaming video delivers American Motors promotional films in their entirety. Marketing Films, AMC Commercials, and rare film footage. Grab some munchies and your favorite beverage then sit back and enjoy these AMC programs in the AMX Virtual Drive-In Theater. Go >
Buy, sell or trade AMC vehicles, parts, literature and collectibles. Includes picture posting capabilities, Zip Code database to provide "Distance from you" and much more. Post your ads in real-time. There's no waiting and sign-up is fast, easy and free! Go >
Looking for a tech tip for an AMC? Use the Forum search or website search to find what you're looking for in the American Motors Forum! Go >
Registered members can post pictures of their AMC vehicles, model collections, events, etc. For all 1902-1988 Rambler, Nash, Hudson and AMC products. Go >
Select from a variety of AMCs and AMXs to display on your desktop. Wallpaper includes the 1968-1970 AMX, 1971-1974 Javelin AMX, 1977 Hornet AMX, 1978 Concord AMX and 1979-1980 Spirit AMX all in popular screen resolutions. You'll find Gremlin, Pacer, Matador and more under AMC Wallpaper. Go >
Test your AMC knowledge against the large database of over 170 trivia questions. Topics range from 1902 to 2012 and cover AMC history, vehicles, racing, movies, TV shows, celebrities and more. Includes randomly selected multiple choice, true/false and written questions to test your skills. Some of these are meant to be really easy, some are meant to be extremely difficult.
The quiz will display the correct answer in the event you respond incorrectly. It will keep track of the number of questions you have chosen, the number you have answered correctly and the number you have answered incorrectly. The quiz will calculate your score and average. Go >