1968 AMC Trans-Am Javelins racing.mov
Here's a clip from the ultra-rare 1969 product intro film "The New World of
American Motors." This clip is from the original negative. The clip
features Javelins competing on the 1968 Trans-Am racing circuit.
Get the film for yourself on Torq-O's "The Late Sixties World of AMC" DVD
While you're at it, check out the Javelin story at Aaron Severson's auto
history site ateupwithmotor.com.
Excerpt from 1968 Javelin TV commercial.mov
This Wells, Rich and Greene commercial was part of the 1969 dealer
introduction film "The New World of American Motors."
The end of this clip includes a short factoid from Bill McNealy, AMC's Vice
President of Marketing. (In 2008, Torq-O did a podcast interview with
McNealy. Check it out at www.torq-o.com.)
For all whole story on the Javelin, cruise over to ateupwithmotor.com.
You'll see this clip and others from the Torq-O Media Archive.
Trans Am-Jim Hague '71 Javelin-Sept 25-27, 2009
Historic Trans Am group at the HMSA Coronado "Classic" Speed Festival,
Coronado (San Diego) CA.. Jim Hague , in the #2 '71 AMC Javelin, battles
for 1st place the entire race, in what turned out to be a 1-2-3 all-Javelin
finish. Clip is 1st 9 min of race #2...video courtesy of ManiMotorsports
AMC Javelin in the dyno
AMC Javelin Trans Am series race car in the Dyno at Coronado Speed Festival
at 09/2008 http://www.fleetweeksandiego.org/coronadospeedfestival/
1970 Javelin news film.mov
Check out how AMC started to bling out the Javelin in the final year of its
first body style.
Want more Javelin. Cruise over to ateupwithmotor.com. They have the
complete Javelin story along with more vintage clips from the Torq-O Media
Mark Donohue Javelin SST 1970 Stored in Trailer for over 20 years rescued unloaded forklifted
This is a video capturing the unloading of a 1970 Mark Donohue Javelin SST
that was stored in a trailer for over 20 years. I was a little scared
filming this as I did not want to be posting a video of the destruction of
a 1970 Mark Donohue Javelin SST, personally I would have cut the roof off
the trailer and taken the car out with a helicopter, not to worry though as
there were 2 guys inside the trailer ready to catch the car if it fell or
tipped over ...but alas, as risky as it was, a success!!!! 2 other cars
were stored in the trailer as well, a super low mile Gremlin and I think it
was a 1979 AMX, but this was the treasure we were digging for!!!!!! On the
spoiler you will notice "401", this was originally a 390 and if I remember
right it is a Big Bad Orange, Orange or Green, it was not a bad re-paint
but the inside of the door jam reveals the original color, a nice find!!!
The car is in fantastic condition! This was not accomplished on the first
attempt, a few mis-fires happened but it all was okay in the end!
1974 AMC Matador X Coupe Wht GarlitsOcala110412
Unconventional styling...AMC did that! It was dramatically different from
their other cars..the four door Matador was much more conventional sedan.
This was the kind of innovation that kept the American car market
This is the last Trans Am video I made at the 2008 Amelia Island Concours
d'Elegance (aside from when the selected award winning Trans-Am cars got
1969 AMERICAN MOTORS SC/RAMBLER Only 124 are known to exist
The Hurst SC/Rambler was created in the spring of 1969.
This was a collaboration of American Motors and Hurst Performance.
There were 1,512 Hurst SC/Ramblers produced with an original selling
price of $2,998. One of 1,512 ever built and one 1,188 in the "A"
paint scheme. Only 124 are known to exist based on the
Hurst SC/Rambler registry. This is a 390, 4-speed and twin grip.
Full restoration. The car has its original engine and many NOS
parts were used in the restoration process. Options included with
the car: AMC 390/315hp, unique red/white/blue exterior pain and
headrests, functional Ram Air with hood scoop, 4-speed transmission
with Hurst shifter, HD suspension with sway bar, torque links, and
staggered shocks, HD cooling, power disc brakes and sun tachometer.
1968 AMC Javelin news film
Released in Fall 1967, this news film gave many Americans their first look
at AMC's first sporty car.
Don't turn up the volume. This film is silent. AMC sent it to news
stations along with a script for news anchors to read while they showed the
(If you're watching this on YouTube, head over to ateupwithmotor.com.
You'll find the complete Javelin story along with this and other Javelin
clips from the Torq-O Media Archive.)