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AMC Eagle - First Crossover


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Over the past decade, the somewhat traditional SUV has given way to the “crossover utility vehicle.” Although the style and all-weather capability of SUVs have still been desirable, the relatively ungainly handling and ride have not. As a result, the market has become saturated with these new crossovers that provide a car-like driving experience with the security of a little more ground clearance and all-wheel drive. Although it would seem that this type of vehicle is a recent development, one company was about 30 years ahead of the curve.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2013/06/25/AMC-Eagle