The Concord was the AMCs answer to the Cavalier, Tempo, Fairmont, & Malibu — a task that a restyled Hornet brought to market with a typically small development budget. Did the Concord beat its competition with its raised ride height and adventure ready style? No. The Concord was yet another liver spot on the balding head of the almost dead American Motors Corp, and driving on in 1983 meant you were a person who made bad choices in life, but driving one today makes you a cool dude. Amazing how Find this 1983 AMC Concord DL Wagon offered for $3000 in San Diego, CA via craigslist.
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When did classic cars get so stinkin expensive? One day you can get an ’80s Bronco for a few hundred bucks, and now people are treating them like they are the next Ferrari 365GTB. And it isn’t just Broncos, it is a serious epidemic of classic car price appreciation. Personally, I blame the internet. Prior to the birth of the world’s central nervous system, if you wanted to drive an old car you had to have some serious investment into that car — either cash to pay someone to fix/maintain it, or the tools/books/know-how to do it yourself. Today, you just need an internet connection and to watch some youtube videos and a few hours later you are bidding on an overpriced Bronco. Uggg. At least there are a few old makes/marques that are still affordable, but it is only a matter of time before this also spreads on the inter…wait…I think I might be part of the problem. Oh well ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. Find this 1960 AMC Rambler Country Club Custom offered for $12,900 buy-it-now or make-offer located in Hartsville, TN via craigslist.
I was all set to go for the easy laugh and write some snarky commentary about the poor, misunderstood Pacer, but then I read the text of the ad and it got me to thinking and almost brought a tear to my eye. I will let you read the full text of the ad below, […]
In 1960 American Motors Corp styling VP Edmund E Anderson directed reboot of the oddly named Rambler American (the Rambler name originating from AMC’s acquisition of Nash which made a Rambler model, but AMC made Rambler a brand and added an American model name…) — regardless, the Rambler was changed from the roly-poly bathtub style […]