1969 AMC Javelin

1969 AMC JAVELIN CHANGES & UPDATES
In its second year, the AMC Javelin changed only slightly, most carrying over from the prior year. The changes included revised side striping, a new front grille with a bull’s eye emblem on it, the upgraded trim. There was now an optional stripe package with a large C-shaped stripe that covered most of the sides. The optional Magnum 500 styled steel wheels were no longer chrome, but now came with a stainless steel trim ring. Inside there were new door panels and carpeting along with a new 8000-RPM tachometer. Later model year cars got a cowl over the gauges.
1969 AMC JAVELIN OPTION PACKAGES
Option packages with outlandish names abounded. The “Go Package” was a performance package for 343 and 390-equipped cars and included front disk brakes, “Twin-Grip” limited-slip differential, heavy duty suspension, and E70X14 performance tires on Magnum 500 wheels. The “Mod Javelin” package, introduced midyear, had a roof-mounted spoiler (inspired by top speed racer Craig Breedlove), simulated side exhaust rocker trim, and blacked out hood scoops. The “Big Bad” paint options gave buyers the choice of 3 wild day-glo colors (Neon Brillian Blue, Orange and Green) with color-matched painted bumpers front and rear, with few takers. All 4-speed cars got a Hurst floor shifter. Total production of the 1969 AMC Javelin was 40,675.

1969 AMC Javelin INTERIOR


1969 AMC Javelin ENGINES


1969 AMC Javelin SPECIFICATIONS

Body style

Body style #

Production

Price when new

Shipping Weight

Wheelbase

Length

Width

Height

Track, front

Track, rear

Tire size

Brakes, front

Brakes, rear

ENGINE OPTIONS       

232ci OHV I-6 w/1X1bbl

290ci OHV V8 w/1X4bbl

343ci OHV V8 w/1X4bbl

390ci OHV V8 w/1X4bbl

TRANSMISSIONS         

Manual

Auto

Final drive ratio

Fastback Coupe

6979-5

17,389

$2,512

2,826 lbs / 1,394 kg

109.0 in / 2,769 mm

189.22 in / 4,806 mm

71.9 in / 1,826 mm

51.8 in / 1,316 mm

57.92 in / 1,471 mm

57.0 in / 1,448 mm

6.95" X 14"

 (disk brakes optional) 9" / 228 mm drum

9" / 228mm drum


145hp

225hp / 300 lb/ft

290hp / 365 lb/ft

315hp / 425 lb/ft


4-speed, floor-shift

"Shift Command" 3-speed auto

3.54:1

SST Fastback Coupe

6979-7

23,286

$2,633

2,836 lbs / 1,399 kg

109.0 in / 2,769 mm

189.22 in / 4,806 mm

71.9 in / 1,826 mm

51.8 in / 1,316 mm

57.92 in / 1,471 mm

57.0 in / 1,448 mm

6.95" X 14"

  9" / 228 mm drum

9" / 228mm drum


145hp

225hp / 300 lb/ft

290hp / 365 lb/ft

315hp / 425 lb/ft


4-speed, floor-shift

"Shift Command" 

3.54:1


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