You needed a strong stomach to own anything made by American Motors Corp. back in the day. To say their cars lacked something, like (quality, reliability etc.) is certainly an understatement. That explains why they are no longer in business.
But if you had a 1969 AMX you had the one car AMC ever made that you could admit to owning and not be laughed at. It was a small car with a 390 ci. engine in some cases. You had to be careful if you got into a race with one because you could get burned. I remember exactly ONE in the neighborhood growing up and it was black. Everyone thought it reminded them of Mad Max’s car. They were neat.