1969 AMC AMX 390 Vintage Road Test




 

1969 AMC AMX 390 Vintage Road Test

Watch this vintage video of a road test of the 1969 AMC AMX 390 by Bud Lindemann

1969 AMC AMX 390

1969 AMC AMX 390

Posted on YouTube By  MaccaIsntDead

 

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ghunt81
6:12 – What the hell are they doing here?

Eric Robbins
It’s sock it to me time.

Brad Dietz
“Hey, let’s see how it does in our off-roading test” 6:12

Ike
425 ft lb torque 0-60 in 6.3 sec. That’s impressive for 1969

DolleHengst
“docile enough for your favorite girl to take on shopping trips”
Like, the favorite one of several groupie girlfriends a real man has, according to 1969 standards xD

1wizardofx
I pounded out a “one way ticket to jolly land” this morning.

emil sponga
the V8 engines from amc were really tough
they used one block for the 20 up to the 401.
realizing that in 1965 that would probably the last time they had the money to engineer a brand new engine
i think the sixes were from 1965 too

Randall Price
Has always been one of my favorite cars! Thanks for sharing!

craig horton
Could anyone every pack more cliques and buzzwords into a presentation than Bud Lindemann?

Mark O
BTW, this thing had MUCH better braking than Bud’s own test of a slightly newer Mustang Shelby KR!!

Lawrence Ross
Bud: “It’s docile enough for your favorite girl to take on shopping trips.” Man…the sexism was THICK back in those days around cars.

wiibaron
‘Run through the cones’ is exactly right!

LeadBlastin2
The gas cap looks like a giant tumor!
This 6.4L engine only makes 100HP less then my 2.0L Engine in my car

Jason Carpp
The 1968-69 AMX and Javelin are the best looking AMCs I’ve ever seen. It’s too bad they changed after 1970.

greg h
I’ve never seen a 69 with the gas cap there. My car had it behind the rear license plate. Ah… it was a teague prototype. ok

Joe Blo
That AMX looks to handle better than any Chrysler from back then…impressed.

 

 

 

 

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