Plainer AMC Javelins have their charm and appeal to some collectors who use them as "daily drivers."

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1968-1969 AMC Javelin Specifications

The 1968-1969 AMC Javelin "ponycar" had a sweet little engine and lots of interior space. It was another clean-lined beauty designed by Dick Teague.

Specifications

Engines: ohv I-6, 232 cid (3.75 × 3.25), 145 bhp; ohv V-8, 290 cid (3.75 × 3.28), 200/225 bhp; 343 cid (4.08 × 3.28), 280 bhp; 390 cid (4.17 × 3.57), 315 bhp

Transmissions: 3/4-speed manual; 3-speed automatic

Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension rear: live axle on semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front discs/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 109.0

Weight (lbs): 2,836

Top speed (mph): 343 V-8: 121

0-60 mph (sec): 343 V-8: 8.6

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