The Chicago Auto Show is happening right now. It’s not as cool a show as it used to be, back when you’d see things like the Eagle Optima Concept—something that looked like a four-door Mitsubishi Eclipse but had a 32-valve aluminum V8 underhood.

The Eagle Premier may be one of the most under-appreciated cars of all time. It was engineered by Renault in France, designed by Guigiaro in Italy, its V6 was developed with help from Volvo in Sweden, and assembly took place in Bramalea, Ontario. For 1988, it was actually a fairly advanced car in some ways, but

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