Saturday, April 5, 2014

1976 AMC Pacer

The AMC Pacer was, as AMC put it, the first wide small car, designed to have the efficiency and maneuverability of a compact without sacrificing big-car comfort. Interestingly, the Pacer was meant to have a rotary engine, though by production time, all that was offered were a variety of 6-cylinders and a V8, non of which got particularly good gas mileage. Today, of course, despite the negative press when it was introduced, the Pacer is a cult classic, loved for the weird--though cool--styling. This Pacer is finished in the most 70s shade of avocado green ever. That, along with the great patina and original hubcaps, make this a definite best-of-'14.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1 comment:

  1. Those hubcaps are off ChryCorp tin of similiar vintage.

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