1978 AMC Gremlin
The AMC Gremlin is a two-door subcompact car produced in the United States,
Canada and Mexico by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) and Vehículos
The Gremlin was an economy car by 1970s U.S. standards. It served as a
foundation for alternative fuels and power systems, including pure
Designed by Bob Nixon from an idea by Richard A. Teague, the car was based
on a shortened and adapted Hornet platform with a Kammback-type tail. faster than other subcompacts of the
time, it competed with the Chevrolet Vega and Ford Pinto, and also with
imported cars including the Volkswagen Beetle and Toyota Corona. The
manufacturer described it as "the first American-built import".
The Gremlin was introduced on 1 April 1970, and a total of 671,475 were
built in its single generation (one chassis design) and also in only one
1974 AMC Gremlin Built 343 V8 4 BBL Start up and Walkaround
I thought you might like a look at this very unique 1974 AMC Gremlin. It's
powered by a balanced and blueprinted 343 V8, backed by a 3 spd automatic
trans. The engine features a more aggressive car, stainless Exhaust valves, aluminum intake, Holley 4 BBL
Carb, MSD ignition, and headers. This little car will really scoot down
the road in a hurry. To top it off, this car only has 46,xxx original
miles on the odometer and only about 5,xxx miles on the engine. This thing
is ready to run for many more years to come. Hope you find it interesting,
thanks for watching!
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars just outside of St Louis, MO
Ramblin Around :
Gateway Classic Cars
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
Tank Smashes Prius! Toyota Prius Battles AMC Gremlin & Suffers Crushing Defeat - Roadkill Ep. 17
On this episode of Roadkill, a tank squashes a Prius to smithereens! It
runs over that junk without even noticing. That's all you really need to
know about this episode of Roadkill, but if you jump straight to the tank
carnage you'll miss a bunch of cool stuff. Like when Freiburger and
Finnegan attempt a shootout between a Toyota Prius hybrid and a '75 AMC
Gremlin, trying to prove that the Gremmie is more of a greenie. It was all
fun and games until the Prius engine let go on the race track in a ball of
flame. Because Roadkill. After that, you've gotta see the guys once again
embrace their own Kryptonite: flat-towing. Yup, as it turns out, dragging a
dead Prius with a lighter, smaller Gremlin ends real badly. But in the end,
the Prius is wafer thin and the Gremlin's still on the road. Still want to
jump right to the tank smash? Don't be that guy.
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AMC Gremlin V8 Custom restoration
Rare AMC Gremlin V8 5 Litre Custom (not gremlin x) 1976 (only 826 built
this final year for V8 !) Owner Dave Lamboley. Californian model imported
in France by Jean Charles Automobiles, in Paris.
Brian Ambrosini - AMC Gremlin - Wheelie Competition - Winner!
*** Please Read the Video Info ***
Crazy wheelstand from an AMC Gremlin? Has to be seen to be believed. Be
sure to pause it and observe that he had all 4 wheels off the ground. Car
was on it's bumper only. This was at the World Power Wheelstanding
Competition in Byron, IL. in 2006. FYI - this is not my car. Please keep
comments clean and intelligent. If they fall outside those limits, I won't
approve them. This video and all rights are exclusive copyright of Jack
Davis Video Productions.
Turbocharged LS V8 AMC Gremlin visits LV Cars and Coffee
First time we heard about Lehigh Valley Cars and Coffee, so we decided to
take a trip down. First the drag radials rubbed, so we put more air in the
air shocks. Then the air shocks exploded, so we put the small tires back
on. We eventually made it and ruined the atmosphere of the meet.