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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 at www.torq-o.com. While you're at it, check out the Javelin story at Aaron Severson's auto history site ateupwithmotor.com.


 


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