Weekend Edition – A Pierre Cardin AMX now on eBay, but it will need considerable work…

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Continuing on with the Weekend Edition, and I thought I found something while looking through the eBay listings… The title read like this: 1973 AMX GO PACK Fresh Plum Pierre Cardin 360 4spd. I thought that someone actually put a freshly restored AMC AMX equipped with the Go Package, and the very desirable Pierre Cardin Interior Grouping (one of only 4,152 Javelins ever so equipped, and who knows how many of those were AMX models). Well, it’s not the car above (which belongs to a CarDomain Member, credits at the end of the post) so you will have to make jump to see the actual car offered…

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This is it… a real Basket Case if you ask me. My rant after the listing:

You are bidding on a VERY RARE 1973 AMX GO PACK 360 4 Speed Pierre Cardin FRESH PLUM. As seen this is a documented car with a copy of the original window sticker. Car still original vin tag, door vin sticker, door trim tag and original valve cover tag. The only way to confirm a TRUE ORIGINAL GO PACKAGE CAR is to have original dealer paperwork or window sticker. Everything that is included with the car is seen in the pictures. This is the way I got the car and have no idea what happened to all the original parts. As seen in the pictures this car will need a complete restoration.

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Rear frame rails are solid,trunk floor is solid,fuel neck has rust. Floor pans and inner rockers have rust. Car is solid around the windows. All the glass is included except the windshield. Original Door Trim tag shows TRIM 341W (Black Pierre Cardin) F3 FRESH PLUM! It comes with a pair of aftermarket lower quarter repair panels and a extra used left fender. Still has the original front disc brakes. Original Twin grip rear end is gone. CLEAR NEW YORK STATE TITLE! Again this car will need a COMPLETE RESTORATION,but is VERY RARE!

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There is a great deal of this car missing, including the rare (and never to be found) Pierre Cardin Nameplates that were on the front fenders. If you were to try and restore this car, some of the missing items are as rare as unobtainum. You may get the seats, but what about the unique headliner, door trim panels, or even the unique instrument panel itself? According to the seller, the asking price of $4,995 gets you a shell of a car (and not a good one at that), a lump of an engine with missing parts, identification tags that stated this was once a Pierre Cardin AMX, and a hope and a prayer that you might get your money back after pouring your sweat and tears into this project. See the eBay listing here: [sc:ebay itemid=”271252747762″ linktext=”1973 AMC AMX Pierre Cardin Package” ]

My take on this car? Don’t even bother…

And now for what a Real AMX Pierre Cardin is suppose to look like…

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpfnHMBiRvA[/youtube]

Lead Image: CarDomain user AfroMan2326’s 1973 AMX

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9 responses to “Weekend Edition – A Pierre Cardin AMX now on eBay, but it will need considerable work…”

  1. Fredley Avatar

    My favorite car. In my favorite color. With manual. *faint*

  2. Rich Avatar

    "Sometimes dead is better." (In my best Fred Gwynn-Pet Sematary voice)

  3. guest Avatar

    And in 10 years, folks will look back and wish they had purchased this for only $5K.

  4. dukeisduke Avatar

    I'm a bit of an AMC fan, having grown up with a Rambler American. But to me, AMX and Pierre Cardin and AMX go together like Boss 302 and Cartier.

  5. lilpoindexter Avatar

    NO….just no.

  6. Van_Sarockin Avatar

    Pretty nice, for a parts car. It'd be quite a task to get it back to original condition,

  7. cruisintime Avatar

    Another daydreamer with high hopes. I have one of the PC fender emblems in my junkyard chrome collection.

  8. Peter Tanshanomi Avatar

    I like mutts, not purebreds. Given the condition, you could build an equally cool car out of any Javelin for fairly cheap; this sick puppy needs to be euthanized.

    1. Nimmo Avatar

      Agreed.. and you don't even have to feel bad about throwing away the utterly rancid looking (but ORIGINAL!) seat fabric..
      That said, the price isn't thaaat bad for a Javelin shell with some alleged original kudos.. it's just that right now, you could actually get a decent running Javelin with not much less nuts, and with suspension that may have been replaced in the past decade, for a lot less.

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