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Cars of American Motors An Illustrated History

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ISBN-10: 0786446722

ISBN-13: 9780786446728

Edition: 2012

Authors: Marc Cranswick, Carl Green

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Though American Motors never approached the size of Detroit's Big Three, it produced a long series of successful cars that were distinctive, often innovative and in many cases influential. This history examines AMC's cars from the company's formation in 1954 through its absorption by Chrysler in 1987. The Gremlin, Pacer and Eagle vehicles are examined in detail, as are the AMC custom cars of George Barris and Carl Green. The text details AMC's 1980s involvement with the French firm Renault and the design legacy of that joint venture, which includes the Hummer. The full evolution of Jeep is covered from the 1960s through the 2000s.Features include some 225 photographs; a listing of AMC /…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 1/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Foreword: My AMC Days by Carl Green
Introduction: AMC-Ahead of he Game
Economy, a Survival Recipe
The Transition from Thrift
Being One of the Big 4
Big and Small - Gremlin to Ambassador
Between pages 176 and 177 are 12 color plates containing 27 photographs
AMC-The Small Car Company
Bricklin, Gremlin and Jeep
The Spirit of Hornet Goes Off-Road
Kenosha Serves Cafe au Laid
Selected American Motors Model Specification Tables
AMC Organizations
Chapter Notes