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Full List of American Motors Models

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This is a list and photo gallery of all American Motors cars & models. This American Motors Corporation (AMC) was formed in 1954 by the merger of Nash-Kelvinator and Hudson Motor Car Company. You might also be interested in General Motors cars and Chrysler models. This list of every AMC vehicle model includes photos of the cars along with information about the release dates and body types. The list below includes a variety of passenger cars released by AMC, including those under the names Nash, Hudson, Rambler, and Renault. AMC has been defunct since 1988, since it was bought out by Chrysler, but AMC autos remain on the road and in garages all over the nation.

Some of these vehicles made by American Motors are among the most famous and popular models in history, like the AMC Gremlin. Between their best compact, mid-size, and crossover cars, American Motors was an early innovator in the automotive world. When you think of the automative industry, AMC has a solid place in American history.

This list answers the question, "Which cars are made by the American Motor Company?" You can use the items in this list to create a new list of AMC cars or, if you're a collector, research AMC automobiles that you're in the market to purchase.

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    1950-1954 (Nash Motors), 1954-1955 (American Motors)
    The Nash Rambler is a North American automobile that was produced by the Nash Motors division of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation from 1950 to 1954. On May 1, 1954, Nash-Kelvinator merged with the Hudson Motor Car Company to form American Motors Corporation. The Nash Rambler was then built by AMC in Kenosha, Wisconsin through 1955. The Nash Rambler established a new segment in the automobile market and is widely acknowledged to be the first successful modern American compact car. The 1950-1955 Nash Rambler was the first model run for this automobile platform. Using the same tooling, AMC reintroduced an almost identical "new" 1958 Rambler American for a second model run. This was a rare feat of...  more
  • 1954-1962
    The Nash Metropolitan is a car that was sold, initially, only in the United States and Canada, from 1954–62. It conforms to two classes of vehicle: economy car and subcompact car. In today’s terminology the Metropolitan is a “subcompact”, but this category had not yet come into use when the car was made. At that time, it was variously categorized, for example as a "small automobile" as well as an "economy car". The Metropolitan was also sold as a Hudson when Nash and Hudson merged in 1954 to form the American Motors Corporation, and later as a standalone marque during the Rambler years, as well as in the United Kingdom and other markets....  more
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    The Hudson Wasp is an automobile that was built and marketed by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, from the 1952 through the 1956 model years. It was also assembled in Australia from complete knock down kits. After Hudson merged with Nash Motors, the Wasp was then built by American Motors Corporation in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and marketed under its Hudson marque for model years 1955 and 1956. The Hudson Wasp can be classified by two distinct model year generations: from 1952 to 1954 when it used Hudson's existing short-wheelbase platform, and in 1955 and 1956 when it was built on the full-sized Nash platform, with completely different designs for each of these two model years....  more
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    The Nash Statesman was the lower-priced version of the two main Nash Motors' automobile series, and was priced below the top-line Nash Ambassador. Although the Statesman's interior cabin was nearly identical to that of the Ambassador, upholstery and trim materials were plainer in design and less expensive. Mechanically, the Statesman's wheelbase was substantially shorter than the Ambassador's, which was achieved by using a shorter front "clip" than was installed on the Ambassador; therefore, Statesman and Ambassador hoods and front fenders were not interchangeable. From the cowl rearward, however, the two series' dimensions were identical. Statesman engine designs were based on the sturdy...  more