1982 AMC Spirit Takes the Plunge

In 1982, AMC was willing to try anything to set their cars apart. That must be why they dumped a new Spirit into the water to prove their car, like any other, will rust in 30 feet of salt water. » 11/14/10 9:30am 11/14/10 9:30am

It's 1979, And You Must Choose Between The Chevette And The AMC Spirit

That's sort of how the mid-Malaise Era went; you could opt to swap your rapidly-eroding dollars for the already obsolete Chevrolet Chevette, or for a much larger car made by an obviously doomed manufacturer. » 9/06/09 12:00pm 9/06/09 12:00pm

AMC Spirit LeMons Candidate for the Low, Low Price of FREE!

The old adage espouses when life gives you lemons, go forth and make lemonade. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe brings you a bargain AMC Spirit, and plenty of LeMons aid. » 7/01/09 7:00am 7/01/09 7:00am

AMC's Awesome Malaise Compacts

When we told you about the possibility of a new Chevy-branded compact car yesterday, the howls of lamentation quickly followed, as long-repressed memories of awful bowtie-badged compacts bubbled back into consciousness. But if you think those old Chevettes, Toyota-based Novas, and Citations were bad, you're forgetting… » 6/03/08 1:15pm 6/03/08 1:15pm

PCH, Six-Banger Kenosha Malaise Edition: Spirit or Gremlin?

With today's Engine of the Day being the AMC inline six, it seemed only good and proper that we have a Choose Your Eternity dilemma featuring a pair of vehicles powered by that fine powerplant. It's also good to have a couple of American cars, which I really can't use very often in this series because the stuff out of… » 4/24/08 5:20pm 4/24/08 5:20pm