1968 AMC AMX Drag Racer Put Up For Sale on eBAy, Could be Yours for $10,500

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Since golden opportunities only come once or twice in a lifetime, maybe you'll find the car you see above as attractive as we do.
To make matters clear from the start, we'll tell you this story is about a 1968 AMC AMX drag car that left its glory days behind and is now looking for a new owner via eBay.

The model became a tubbed drag racer in the 80s and uses a 390 cu. in. powerplant connected to a 727 TorqueFlite automatic tranny.

Wait, that's not enough to get your interest? Well, we've got more goodies for you. The AMC AMX also uses a Mopar 8 3/4″ rear end and other than that, its best ET is claimed to be a not-bad-at-all 11.3 seconds.

The current owner is located in Fresno, California, and wants $10,500 for the once glorious drag racing machine. However, as you'll see in the pictures provided by the photo gallery, the paint is beginning to reveal its age, but the body panels look in satisfactory condition.

We don't know eactly how we feel about the stickers on it, though, but we do appreciate the red and blue stripes covering the car's outer shell.

According to the owner, the only stock bits and bobs in the car are the pedals, the dashboard and the door cards. Also, the car "runs and drives great" but as you can imagine, the safety side wasn't overlooked, so the drag racer comes with a roll bar and a racing seat.

Now, for the usual history crash-course. The AMX came to life under the "American Motors eXperimental" code and was presented to the press for the first time at the Daytona International Speedway on 15 February 1968.

It introduced many industry-first features, like the injection-moulded dashboard or fiberglass safety padding. Also, it was marketed at that time as "the only American sports car that costs less than $3500".
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