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In an alternate universe today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe
AMC Wagon could have served as mysterious older brother to the scarf-wearing androgyne, Speed Pacer. In the real world however, the Pacer's options weren't nearly as flashy as the Mach Five's, but perhaps this one's price will have someone speed racing for their … » 11/28/12 8:00am 11/28/12 8:00am

Buying a 1978 AMC Pacer was the "smart" thing to do

What was it about owners of the 1978 AMC Pacer that set them apart? A rational person might answer this question by pointing out they were among the few actually willing to purchase a brand new Pacer wagon. According to this vintage ad it wasn't Pacer owner's quirky taste in cars that made them different, it was their … » 10/01/11 9:00am 10/01/11 9:00am

Rare AMC Eagle Sundancer is ultra-weird fun in the sun

We aren't sure there is such a thing as a normal AMC Eagle, but we feel safe saying other models of the 4x4 car were a lot less strange than this Sundancer convertible model. These convertible Eagles were offered through AMC dealers as an expensive coach built option for only two years. The Eagle's notoriously rust… » 8/13/11 11:00am 8/13/11 11:00am

1975 AMC Pacer: So Wide, It Can Be Used As A Packing Crate For A Nova!

OK, so the Nova would stick out the back if you tried to stuff one inside a Pacer's shell (though the Pinto and Vega might fit). The point here is that the Pacer was completely crazy- no, wait, we mean incredibly innovative! » 10/17/08 11:01am 10/17/08 11:01am Tough as it might be to believe today, the Pacer sold pretty well and was once a common sight…

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

American Motors Corporation Is Back? No, Not Really

The guys all about the Rods that are quite Hot have an absolutely enthralling report in their April magazine that AMC is back and will be looking to: » 2/13/08 3:30pm 2/13/08 3:30pm

So how the hell did this happen? But wait — that's only one car — oh wait, there's more: Wow, wouldn't all of this be amazing? Especially if it were true. Because in…