Author: Tom Glatch

Courtesy of Russo and Steele

1966 AMC AMX Ramble Seat

Eager to shed its stodgy reputation during the 1960s, American Motors launched a daring assault on the lucrative youth market with a series of prototypes. Developed at AMC’s advanced styling studios in October 1965, the first AMX prototype — short for American Motors experimental — was developed under Charles Mashigan, […]

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1974 AMC Javelin AMX

This is a rare find: a 1974 AMC that has only 406 original miles driven by its single documented owner. Painted in Big Bad Blue with a white vinyl top, it is a great color scheme in relation to its white interior. The AMC was not all show; it came […]

Pawel Litwinski, courtesy of Bonhams

1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 Fuelie coupe

This Sting Ray coupe was built in the third week of December 1962 and left the factory wearing 916A Daytona Blue paint over an 898A Saddle leather interior. The car was equipped with the optional L84 360-hp engine package, M20 4-speed manual transmission, P48 knockoff aluminum wheels, A31 power windows […]

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1967 Dodge Coronet R/T 440

Dodge’s response to the muscle car movement in 1967 was the Coronet R/T, a high-performance package that included the new 375-horsepower “Wedgehead” 440-ci Magnum V8 engine. Fed by a 4-barrel AFB carburetor, the Magnum engine very effectively reduced the rear wheels to smoke with 480 foot-pounds of torque at hand. […]

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1991 GMC Syclone Pickup

It was born for performance and became the fastest production pickup in America. Hot Rod magazine wrote in October 1990: “With the Syclone, GMC has taken the most significant step of any manufacturer on transforming the pickup into a true sport truck…The Syclone may be the most significant performance vehicle […]

Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

1969 AMC Hurst SC/Rambler

In 1969, AMC worked with Hurst Performance Inc. to create the SC/Rambler. All cars had a 390-ci 315-hp engine with 4-speed transmission. Painted in its unique “A” scheme of red/white/blue exterior with matching headrest and gray interior. Options include functional Ram Air hood scoop, Hurst shifter, heavy-duty suspension with sway […]

Carol Duckworth, courtesy of Mecum Auctions

1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 427

• 427-ci engine • 4-speed transmission • 12-bolt rear end • Power steering • Power brakes • Dual exhaust • Detailed engine compartment • Royal Plum with black vinyl top • Black bucket seat interior • Console • Factory gauges • Rally wheels • Redline tires • Owner’s manual

Chip Riegel, courtesy of Gooding & Company

1967 Chevrolet Yenko Super Camaro

This finely restored Yenko Camaro is one of the approximately 54 examples modified for the 1967 model year, as per the copies of the original Yenko inventory sheets. Starting life as a 396-ci Super Sport model built at GM’s Norwood, OH, plant in June 1967, this car was delivered to […]

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1969 Plymouth A12 Road Runner

This car has undergone a meticulous rotisserie restoration and is finished in R6 Scorch Red. Ranked third-fastest muscle car ever produced and track-tested at 12.91 at 111 mph quarter-mile by Ronnie Sox in stock trim. Documented original A12 M-code lift-off hood car. One of 422 4-speed M-code 440 6-barrel cars […]