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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:40:02 GMT
Junkyard Gem: 1977 Chevrolet Nova Concours Sedan  -  Autoblog (blog)
The 1977 Chevy Nova was an affordable "traditional" compact Detroit car, competing with Chrysler's Volaré/Aspen, Ford's Maverick/Comet, and AMC's Hornet. The 1975-1979 Novas (alongside their various Pontiac/Buick/Oldsmobile siblings) sold very well, ...
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:12:36 GMT

Kamsack residents participate in Quill Lake Homecoming  -  Kamsack Times
A crowd favourite was this 1973 AMC Hornet that was shown by Mike Andrusko of Stenen. Born and raised in Stenen, Andrusko taught an industrial arts and shop class in Quill Lake from 1995 to 2002. With his help, the high school students built this ...
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 23:10:02 GMT

1977 AMC Gremlin  -  Top Speed
... and all new car to compete with the new subcompacts from Ford in General Motors that would come out in 1971, so Bob Nixon, who eventually became AMC's Chief of Design, designed a new car based on the AMC Hornet – AMC's compact car at the time.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:37:28 GMT

What The Hell Is Going On With This Weird Minivan Appendage?  -  Jalopnik
One of our loyal, sexy readers was heading into work this morning, listening (probably) to the audiobook of the Chilton's AMC Hornet/Pacer/Gremlin repair manual, when they saw this, um, minivan. With a small addition. Now I just want to know WTF is ...
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:14:08 GMT

5 things I learned opening up a 475-horsepower 'supercar' on a race track  -  USA TODAY
Not since high school have I taken a car over 100 mph. (Fresh license + Interstate highway = shaky AMC Hornet struggling not to break apart under the stress of teenage curiosity. Sorry, Mom.) In my middle age, I rarely take the wheel of a vehicle ...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:50:29 GMT

Jay Leno's Garage shows off comedian Jeff Dunham's AMC Gremlins  -  Autoweek
In short, the Gremlin is just a truncated AMC Hornet made in an attempt to feed the growing demand for subcompacts. The car itself was fairly successful, with around 700,000 Gremlins sold, but wasn't successful enough to keep AMC afloat. The company ...
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 00:33:36 GMT

2016 Southern Nevada AMC Club Reunion - 100 Rare AMCs Gather in Las Vegas  -  Hot Rod Network
Robert and Debra Johnsen's “Pepsi Blue” 1974 AMC Hornet street machine is powered by a rather healthy 360-inch V-8. The recently completed Hornet, down from Nampa, Idaho, won Class 8 for 1970-1988 Gremlin/Hornet/Concord/Spirit/Pacer/Eagle.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:06:17 GMT

Collectible Classic: 1971-1974 AMC Javelin  -  Automobile
In the early 1970s American Motors initiated a program to associate its products with well-known fashion designers. There was the Gucci-edition AMC Hornet and the Oleg Cassini-edition AMC Matador, while the wacky AMC Gremlin wore the red tab of Levi's ...
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:02:35 GMT

For $10500, Would You Feel This 1976 AMC Hornet's Sting?  -  Jalopnik
That custom job may have been stuck in dry dock, but you could easily ply the highways in today's 1976 AMC Hornet X Sportabout. You'd probably get some appreciative looks along the way too as there are few wagons that have ever looked so sweet.
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:44:11 GMT

Poll: which was the greatest ever Bond car?  -  CAR Magazine
Quick, name a car from the James Bond films. Any money says your mind's eye will instantly settle on that silver Aston DB5, maybe the submersible Lotus Esprit, and almost certainly the new DB10 from fresh flick Spectre. But how about Connery's ...