Ad Radar
Car Craft
Click here to find out more!

1972 AMC Javelin AMX - Practical In Purple

A Vintage AMX Built For Today

Photography by , Terry McGean

The Details
Car: '72 AMC Javelin AMX
Owner: Bruce Gordon

Engine: '70 AMC 360, factory assembled

Heads: '70 AMC #319 castings, ported by owner

Induction: Edelbrock Performer aluminum intake with Holley Pro-Jection EFI

Camshaft: Comp Cams 270H

Exhaust: Stock iron manifolds with custom 211/44-inch pipes and Flowmaster mufflers

Transmission: '88 Borg Warner T5 five-speed manual from Fox-chassis 5.0L Mustang

Rearend: AMC Model 20 with 3.54:1 gears and limited slip

Front suspension: Stock AMC with lowering springs (2-inch) and KYB shocks, spindle spaced to accommodate wheel offset

Rear suspension: Stock AMC leafsprings, de-arched for 3-inch drop, with KYB shocks

Front brakes: Stock AMC disc

Rear brakes: Stock AMC drum

Wheels and tires: Ford Racing '95 Cobra R 17x9-inch wheels with Kumho Ecsta 245/45-17 front, 275/40-17 rear

Paint: PPG base/clear system in '94 GMC Raspberry with silver factory-style decal graphicsBody modifications: Monochromatic bumpers and some trim, most emblems shaved, Fox Mustang convertible mirrors

Top speed: 130 mph observed

Cost to build: Approximately $10,000

Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!

i like this javelin, i have a 74 and im never gunna get it, its one of the best cars and mine was originally painted this color, what color is this exactly though

Car Craft