Try restoring one of these:
AMC was always the underdog, but the Javelin & AMX, plus a few selected Ambassadors, Rebels & Matadors were actually pretty cool. Rebel Machines were a bit over the top, but that is just what the Doctor ordered. I always thought that AMC did a nice job on '67 Ambassador convertibles & the last Marlins, yet buyers stayed away in droves.
Dad used to say that the only people that bought AMCs were professors & retired folks. Based on observations at the time he may have been mostly right (as usual). Except for Shirley Shahan, Wally Booth & Mark Donahue.
That '63 Fury looks like it has a 426 wedge. Is it a 413 though? Or a well disguised 440?
'67 is a 4 speed..
Ah, Pontiac! I love many of them. The Grand Prix was art in motion from 1962-72 (68s excepted as they looked like trussed turkeys). I have a special love for the unique Canadian Pontiacs as they are all oddballs according to Pontiac fans and restoration supply places. I love the Canadian Grande Parisiennes & 2+2s. I can never bring myself to actually call a Beaumont a Pontiac. That argument will never be resolved.
Remember the "Dare to be different" movement in the late 80's/early 90's? I do...
First, did a 1962 Dodge Custom 880 2 door hardtop,, one of 1761 built. Was Dodge's version of the Chrysler 330. Mine, ,440, 727, 3:23 posi, A/C. Ps, Power disc brakes. Lost my butt on that car.
1956 Studebaker President Pinehurst 2 door wagon, one of 1522 built. 350/700R4/3:55 8 inch, Mustang II, Vintage Air, power windows, tilt, great road car.....sold it to someone who had to have it more than me.
I think I'll stay mainstream with Chevy's from now on............
That Stude sounds really cool! Those Dodge 880s weren't sold in Canada. Chrysler was kinda funny in Canada back then, they sold the mid-size Polara through '64 but never the 880, then in '65 they dropped the mid-size Coronet from the Canadian lineup and started selling the Big Polaras & Monacos, then in '66 they sold the whole range. Still some years they sold the Valiant, then both the Dart & Valiant both
sold as Valiants. Simultaneously!
Mopar had some extremely quirky styling back then courtesy of Virgil Exner. Dare to be different indeed!