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AMC cars in video games

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Category: American Motors Corp., its history and more.
Forum Name: The Final Chapter
Forum Discription: The demise of AMC - the Chrysler agreement, who, what, when, where, documents, facts and figures.
URL: http://theamcforum.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=88735
Printed Date: Nov/17/2017 at 9:55pm


Topic: AMC cars in video games
Posted By: JetSetJohn
Subject: AMC cars in video games
Date Posted: Jul/24/2017 at 10:31pm
I don't know if anyone else has mentioned this before here on the forum, but there's this franchise of racing video games called the Forza series.  They take cars both old and new, and put them in this game where you can race around in which ever car you choose, and you can play with friends on a server against whichever car they're driving.  They have large variety which leads me to why I've brought this up.

Forza has a 1970 Rebel 'Machine', '71 Javelin AMX, '73 Gremlin X, and a '77 Pacer X.  The game's visuals are so good they're almost life-like, and the attention to detail is spot on.  They really did their homework on them and it's great to see AMC finally getting some recognition!  Anybody else heard of this?



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Posted By: Judo390
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 9:16am
I am not a gamer, but noticed lots of videos of these AMC products on youtube when searching for other AMC videos. They seem to be pretty popular, so the younger crowds may at least have some familiarity with AMC body styles. Kind of neat to see.

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Posted By: trewyn15
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 9:42am
Should I bring Forza to Kenosha so you guys can play? :)

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2006 Monte Carlo LS - 1966 AMC Rambler Rebel Classic - 2000 Trans Am WS6


Posted By: JetSetJohn
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 1:22pm
We MUST raise a youth of other AMC fans!!!  Which reminds me, could somebody ever get the rights to AMC and resurrect our beloved brand?  I hear it's impossible, but if done proper I think AMC could be the clever, innovative, tasteful, car company it was and get people interested.

As for bringing Forza to Kenosha; as much as I've love to go I can't, I'm stuck in New Jersey, haha.  You bring it if you want to, you and everyone else can enjoy! ;)


Posted By: jpnjim
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 2:37pm
Forza also has my daily driver in it (Fiesta St),
so my son and I each set up games with 71 Javelin AMX's and Fiesta ST's in them to match my cars.....

only problem is you can buy options for the cars,
and my son made his AMX all wheel drive with an LS engine in it
 :-(
Where did I go wrong!? Lol



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71 Javelin AMX P-code Go pac 360/4spd/3.91's
was Green/green now T/A red w/blk leather

88,89&98 Jeeps


Posted By: trewyn15
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 2:48pm
Originally posted by JetSetJohn JetSetJohn wrote:

We MUST raise a youth of other AMC fans!!!  Which reminds me, could somebody ever get the rights to AMC and resurrect our beloved brand?  I hear it's impossible, but if done proper I think AMC could be the clever, innovative, tasteful, car company it was and get people interested.

As for bringing Forza to Kenosha; as much as I've love to go I can't, I'm stuck in New Jersey, haha.  You bring it if you want to, you and everyone else can enjoy! ;)

Taking people away from the car events to go play a video game may be moving backwards haha


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2006 Monte Carlo LS - 1966 AMC Rambler Rebel Classic - 2000 Trans Am WS6


Posted By: Shannock
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 2:50pm
I've seen these videos on YouTube, also. They look pretty real.
Here is a picture of one of their cars. A 1971 401 Javelin AMX. I think I've seen this car in person at Gettysburg.




Posted By: JetSetJohn
Date Posted: Jul/25/2017 at 3:42pm
Tell your son the Javelin is perfect as is (and in real life too).  I've heard reviews about the Javelin in Forza and people love it!  It's the most well balanced specs than any other car in the entire game, and overall people like its appearance.  Thumbs Up

That sounds great that you and your son play against each other in your cars!  My dad is the owner of a '85 Grand Wagoneer and the original owner of his '72 Javelin.  I'd like to get a copy of Forza someday so we can race too.  Forza has a '91 Wagoneer that looks pretty nice.


Posted By: hitman33dp
Date Posted: Aug/09/2017 at 4:49pm
https://youtu.be/joAbcWvY-d0" rel="nofollow - https://youtu.be/joAbcWvY-d0

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74 "NOT A REAL AMX" Javelin / 2 x 74 Javelins / 71 Javelin SST


Posted By: hitman33dp
Date Posted: Aug/09/2017 at 6:08pm
https://youtu.be/w1KwrXgSVYY" rel="nofollow - https://youtu.be/w1KwrXgSVYY

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74 "NOT A REAL AMX" Javelin / 2 x 74 Javelins / 71 Javelin SST



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