1968 AMC AMX

1968 AMC AMX

AMX — (V-8) — SERIES 30 — Round number two in the AMC revitalization program officially kicked off on Feb. 24, 1968, with the midyear introduction of the AMX two-seater sports car at the Chicago Automobile Show. Actually, the car had made its initial public appearance about a week earlier, when it was press previewed at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. The model designation stood for “American Motors Experimental” and it was the first American two-passenger, steel-bodied production type sports car to be seen since the 1955–1957 Ford Thunderbird. A kid brother to the Javelin, the AMX was built off a 97-inch wheelbase version of the same platform. Features included thin shell reclining bucket seats; carpeted interior; woodgrained steering wheel and door panel trim; the 290 cid/225 hp V-8; four-speed manual transmission; special suspension; glass-belted Goodyear tires and four-ba ...

 

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