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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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1953 Studebaker TV commercial.mov
Aaron Severson over at ateupwithmotor.com shines a light once again on orphan cars. This time he's written about some of Studebaker's most handsome vehicles in an article called "The Once and Future Coupe: The Loewy Coupes and the Studebaker Hawk." At Torq-O, we pulled up the rug and slid through the trap door searching for some media to help him tell his story. From the Torq-O Media Archive, here's some celluloid that hasn't been seen since 1953. Check out Aaron's story, and then slide over to Torq-O.com for more Studebaker content!





1968 AMC AMX Burnout
My 68 AMX at a friends AMC car party. I took it easy on the tires because they were new. The next year it was better and I will post it soon





AMC Javelin and 1970 BOSS 302 Mustang
These cars were at the Edelbrock Car Show in Torrance, CA. this year.





AMC drag racing at Great AMC Day in Hebron Ohio
AMCs get it on at the Great AMC Day in Hebron, Ohio. Great Trails dragway





AMC Javelin Trans-Am
1972 AMC Javelin Trans-Am





1974 AMX Javelin 401 automatic
1974 AMX Javelin 401 with 727 trans





Trans-Am 4
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 their awards)





1974 AMC Matador Coupe news film.mov
Here's the big car that AMC brought to market just in time for the OPEC oil embargo in 1974. Read all about it at Aaron Severson's site AteUpWithMotor.com. Another scrap of rare film from the Torq-O Media Archive.





AMC 360 JEEP ENGINE DYNO TEST
http://www.kennedyperformance.com AMC 360 ENGINE CUSTOM BUILT AND Dyno TESTED BY KENNEDY PERFORMANCE, LLC (859)258-9131





1969 AMX (SS/AMX) sounds tuff, at the Mopar Nationals, IN, 1997
We are at the Mopar Nationals in Indianapolis, IN. The AMC cars had an invite to the show. Jeff Kennedy and myself volunteer our time to help out with the parking as members of the AMO. A fine sounding SS AMX pulls into park on the show field. There where only 53 of these cars built for racing only. 8-1997. tHANKS FOR WATCHING





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.





The Cars of Mark Donohue
Some of the cars that Mark Donohue made famous. Included in the video are several of his Trans Am Camaro's, his Championship Trans Am Javelin, and the last car he ever won a race in, his IROC Porsche 911. Filmed the Mark Donohue Reunion at Road America during the Kohler International Challenge with Brian Redman, July 15, 2010. Visit http://www.prdaracing.com/ for more on this event.





1968 AMC Javelin Commercial Richard Dryfuss Vic Tayback
Sorry for the poor quality, here is an Amercian Motors Javelin Commercial from 1968. The ad features a young Richard Dryfuss and Vic Tayback.





1970 AMC Javelin
Dennis Allen's 1970 AMC Javelin is not your grandma's AMC. It's a 401 cubic inch fire red Camaro killer than has been featured on the cover of Street Thunder magazine. Lance Lambert, host of TV's "Vintage Vehicle Show" learns how Dennis changed this car from a well used used car into magazine cover beauty. More information about the "Vintage Vehicle Show" can be found at www.vintagevehicletv.com





Loadng the Dart
Dad gets to have some fun! We took the Dart to a car show this afternoon and loaded it up in the street in front of our house.




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