The Unsung Hero Of The Muscle Car Era: AMX

This AMX is a particularly rare Go Pack car with the powerful 390 cubic inch motor and four-speed manual

AMC was not best known for pushing the boat out. Back in 1964, the company that brought us humdrum family boxes took some brave pills and decided that they wanted their share of the muscle car boom. Despite attempting to broaden their horizons in the luxury car segment, their brand image simply couldn’t cut it.

The concept car known as the Experimental – or X – debuted in 1966. It provided inspiration for the upcoming AMC Javelin, the supposed answer to the Mustang’s newly established pony car segment. Allegedly during the car’s introduction, one board member thought they could push the boat out even further.

The AMX was born from the Javelin in 1968, but with a different niche. The wheelbase was cut, and the rear seats

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