1970 AMERICAN MOTORS AMX - 180970 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #457 1970 AMERICAN MOTORS AMX https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/180970/180970_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #457   1970 AMERICAN MOTORS AMX
Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 457
Year 1970
Make AMERICAN MOTORS
Model AMX
Style 2 DOOR COUPE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN A0M397X209002
Exterior Color GOLDEN LIME
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 390
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description
Lot #457 - One of 1,632 made, original Ram Air car, 390/325hp V8, 420 ft/lbs of torque, 4-speed transmission, Hurst linkage, Golden Lime metallic with black C stripe, twin grip positive traction rear axle, powers steering, Go Package includes, front disc brakes, handling package, heavy duty cooling system and functional Ram Air hood scoop. Over 1,800 hours of labor and thousands of dollars of parts and materials spent on the restoration. AMX original 390 V8 with heads, intake and exhaust manifolds. Chrome bumpers replated, original grille and radiator. New interior includes seats, door panels, carpet, dash and wood grain inlay, interior trim, new tail lights and lenses, marker lights, all stainless steel trim replaced or restored, new clutch, fuel tank, new 15" Magnum 500 wheels with spinners and Goodyear performance radials, Motor Trend summed up a road test of the 1970 AMX with a 390 engine as one of the better constructed cars around, described as one of the best versions yet of this blend of muscle car and sports car. The 1970 model was also the last true AMX.
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