Tag Archives: American Motors

A Plethora of Pacer Pics: 1976 AMC Pacer. Two-Tone Exterior, Wild Interior

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player, here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer This Pacer gets around. While preparing this series of posts I … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 3D Imagery, 3D Photos | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Plethora of Pacer Pics: 1976 AMC Pacer

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player, here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer

Share
Posted in 3D Imagery, 3D Photos | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Plethora of Pacer Pics: 1975 AMC Pacer

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player, here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer To celebrate the release of Joe Ligo’s The Unfortunate History of … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 3D Imagery, 3D Photos, American Motors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Antique Auto Advertising: America Takes On The Imports – AMC Gremlin

Without the financial resources of the Big 3, AMC could not afford to make a completely new subcompact car to compete with VW, Toyota, Datsun and now GM & Ford. Instead, like Chrysler they looked to one of their existing … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Antique Auto Advertising | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Jet Age Station Wagons: 1958 Rambler Ambassador Country Club Station Wagon

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet After the success of the Chevy Nomad showed that there was a market … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 3D other, 3D Photos, American Motors, Car Shows | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Antique Auto Advertising: Jack Somack’s Teaches Driving in an AMC Rebel

You may not know the name but you’ve probably seen the face. Character and comedic actor Jack Somack started out as an amateur, doing community theater and the like but in his fifties, his look and avuncular affect started getting … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Advertising, Antique Auto Advertising | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Antique Auto Advertising: Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Other Disney Characters Pitch Hudsons and Nashes

1955 was a busy year for Walt Disney, what with the opening of Disneyland, his first theme park. He was also busy producing movies as well as being four years into what would become one of television’s longest running shows, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Antique Auto Advertising | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Antique Auto Advertising: Rambler Sales Training Filmstrips

Continuing in a Rambler vein, the early 1960s were the golden years for American Motors. The deep recession of 1957-58, caused in no small part by the UAW’s strike against General Motors, ended up validating George Romney’s small car evangelism … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Antique Auto Advertising | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Oral History:
George Romney on the Rambler, American Motors, and “Gas Guzzling Dinosaurs”

About a year before he died in 1995, former American Motors chief George Romney was invited to speak at the American Motors Owners Association national meet. Though 87 years old at the time, Romney was not only lucid but his … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American Motors, Automotive History | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

1968 AMC Javelin Ad Featuring a Very Young Richard Dreyfuss

This video is not in stereo 3D It’s always fun to spot actors in movies, shows and commercials from before they achieved fame. This ad for the 1968 Javelin (ignore the video title on YouTube, it’s a ’68) features two … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Advertising, American Motors, Automotive History, It's Not 3D But... | Tagged , , | 2 Comments