Photo: Chrysler-Plymouth

Just remember, in the pre-ubiquitous SUV era, carmakers would just suggest you use your regular, RWD, low-traction sedan like this Volare to plunge out into the wilderness. With wire wheels, too, because Nature respects real class.

Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus, 2020 Changli EV • Not-so-running: 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!:



RUST! The one thing I remember about this MT “Car of the Year” from Chrysler (and the Dodge twin, the Aspen) was that if left out in the rain for more than a hour, the fenders would start to melt.