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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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Excerpt from the 1973 AMC Javelin intro film
You want Javelin racing? You want 1970's Javelin styling? You want a glimpse of that Pierre Cardin interior? You got it! Torq-O descends into the film mine and hauls out some more automotive gold. This clip is an excerpt from the 1973 Javelin introduction film. AMC fans will see everything that they love about Javelins: Mark Donohue, monster engines, and designer interiors. Want more Javelin? Steer your browser over to ateupwithmotor.com. They have the complete story along with other Javelin clips 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.





SVRA Historic Trans-Am Race at Watkins Glen 2013
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Trans-Am Series Racing Cars: 2010 Monterey Historics Part 2 of 2: Track
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1974 AMC Javelin AMX
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Trans Am Racing 1967
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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





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 film. (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.)





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!





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





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.





1969 Trans Am Road Racing Donnybrooke Speedway
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1973 AMC Javelin 360 V8 SST , Edelbrock , Magnaflow SS Dual exhaust sound
1973 AMC JAVELIN 360 Performer - Intake - Cam/Lifters - Valve springs - 1406 Carb . 0,030 over. Petronix III with Flametrower coil. Many parts new. Some chrome parts for show. 2,25" dual Exhaust with Magnaflow ss mufflers Engine needs some more adjustments, timing/mixure.





TRANS AM 1968
LOOK and LISTEN to this opening of a film called Trans Am The Race, made in 1968 If this does not bring chilles up your spine you are dead or gay!! Trans Am racing in the mid 60's though the early 70's was the most exciting era of auto racing EVER!! Get the entire film on DVD at carfilms.com





West Coast All AMC Show with AMX III
Lance Lambert travels to Irwindale, CA to an AMC show and an in-depth look at the AMX III. This short excerpt from a longer program shows some of the cars and the AMX 3. Music by Susan and the Surftones. More info at vintagevehicletv.com





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