The 1967 model year marked a number of important changes for American Motors, with major overhauls to both the automaker’s products and image. Get the inside story here, including an original AMC commercial spot. Continue reading
With its dramatic styling and economy-car roots, the Marlin is one of the more intriguing domestic cars of the Sixties. Using rare facts and photos, here’s the story of how the fastback Rambler came to be—and what became of it. Continue reading
From his 1966 Christmas television special, here’s one of America’s most beloved entertainers, Jack Benny, selling the American Motors lineup for 1967. This is not just a fun car ad; this is real Americana. Please enjoy. Continue reading
Please enjoy this entertaining two-minute pitch of the American Motors lineup for 1966, featuring a pair of wise-cracking truck drivers, Jake and Charley. Continue reading
REVISED AND EXPANDED — No, it’s not a prop from the classic science fiction thriller, Forbidden Planet. It’s the sensation of the 1956 New York International Auto Show, the American Motors Astra-Gnome. Here’s the story.
American Motors is remembered today mainly for plain, boring economy cars. But in the AMC styling studios, at least, there was plenty of excitement. MCG takes a long look back at American Motors design with a big photo gallery. Continue reading