1974 AMC Gremlin

Technical specifications of AMC Gremlin 1974

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Lutz, Florida, United States
Make: AMC
Model: Gremlin
Type: Coupe
Doors: 2
Year: 1974
Mileage: 26,994
Color: Green
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

This 1974 AMC Gremlin is a true demon. The shape might be of an unassuming hatchback, ut its been give some amazing paint and a seriously upgraded 400 hp V8 that will keep you chuckling like, ell, gremlin.Deep down we all love the look of AMC's Gremlin. This unique style came from the company's need for a subcompact car, ut they didn't have the money for a new platform. So they took a larger Hornet and cut against the grain. It gives this car a very dramatic appearance with a long hood and reverse rear deck that was distinctive when new, nd now has matured into a truly iconic shape. From a functional side it meant a small car that did not feel at all compact on the road. But this example has been specially built to show you that not all Gremlins live the sedate suburban life. It starts with the Light Pine Green Metallic paint that almost looks like it could be a 1970s color until the sunlight hits it. When parked on a car show lawn everyone will start to see deeper tones of precarious metals reflecting in the glossy paintwork. This one has been given a mean forward-leaning stance that emphasizes the dramatic rear cut of this car. Plus, ou know there's something special about this one because no economy car can wear iconic American Racing Torq Thrust alloy wheels.Inside is a nice mix of vintage and modern. The high back bucket seats look great, nd the black vinyl looks fresh enough to coordinate with the new carpets, oor panels, nd headliner. You even get the convenience of heater/defrost controls and an upgraded AM/FM radio. But you know this is a true driver's car when you slip into the driver's seat, nd you're greeted by a Grant GT sports steering wheel. A fun touch is the cool original gauge package, ut much more is needed in a custom build like this one. That's why there's a larger aftermarket tachometer mounted to the steering column and a full set of auxiliary readouts that are just ahead of the Hurst T-bar shifter.But the best upgrade of all is under the hood. You could get a V8 in a Gremlin from the factory, ut nothing close to this. It's an AMC 401 cubic-inch motor (if you're a true Gremlin fan, ou'll compare it to a Randall 401-XR,) and that's just the beginning of the upgrades. This motor was professionally constructed around 300 miles ago by Wolf Engines in Steger, ll. The balanced and blueprinted motor includes TRW pistons, MC dogleg-type heads with AMX SS valves, nd a full Lunati package with cam, ifters, prings, nd roller rockers. It's topped with a Holley Street Avenger 750 CFM carburetor and Offenhauser intake. This monster motor exhales deeply through competition long tube headers on its way to the 3" dual exhaust. You better believe this Gremlin makes one wicked sound, nd more importantly, he full package produces around 400 horsepower. The power reliably gets to the ground thanks to a Torqueflite three-speed automatic transmission that sends power to a 12-bolt limited-slip rear end. This has a higher gear setup that helps emphasize top speed. So if all these motor upgrades have you salivating for quarter-mile times, ou might just want to use some of the substantial savings in this AMC to swap rear ends for a lower gear ratio. Control is well in hand thanks to front disc brakes and wide BF Goodrich tires at all four corners. This Gremlin has been upgraded to a demon of a machine (and we have plenty of receipts to prove it.) But what's really amazing is that the whole package is at a darling of a price. Call today!!!

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