What years did American Motors make the AMX?
The AMC AMX is a two-seat GT-style muscle car produced by American Motors Corporation from 1968 through 1970.
What year did the AMX come out?
The AMX first appeared as a 1968 model. In 1969 performance extras included a 140-mph speedometer and an 8000-rpm tachometer. Under the hood breathed a standard 290 cubic-inch, four-barrel V8, with 343 and 390 cid engines optional.
Who built the AMX?
American Motors Corporation
When did the AMC AMX muscle car come out?
Comments: The AMC AMX debuted on Feb. 24, 1968, as a mid 1968 model. It was the first steel-bodied, two seat American production model since the 1957 Ford Thunderbird. American Motors created the AMX (American Motors Experimental) by slicing a foot out of its Javelin body, eliminating the rear seat, and making it a true two seat sports car.
What was the color of the AMC AMX in 1969?
In January 1969, AMC introduced Big Bad Orange, Big Bad Green and Big Bad Blue as optional paints on the AMX and Javelin, covering even the bumpers. While only a $34 option in 1969, the loud paint schemes didn’t sell too well–just 284 AMXs in 1969 had Big Bad Orange paint, 283 Big Bad Green and 195 Big Bad Blue.
How much horsepower does a 1969 AMX muscle car have?
Engine Specifications Type Size Horse Power Tourqe Base 290ci 225 hp @ 4700 rpm 300 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm V8 343ci 280 hp @ 4800 rpm 365 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm V8 390ci 315 hp @ 4600 rpm 425 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
What was the best muscle car in 1969?
The best known special editions were AMXs modified for AMC by Hurst to meet NHRA Super Stock class drag racing regulations. This was AMC’s offering to the muscle car horsepower wars of the era. The infamous “69 AMX SS” — perhaps the best (race setup) — Detroit ever offered in a production vehicle.