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1982 AMC EagleReview
Victor writes:

A Great Car Project To Put In Modern Engine And Drivetrain. — I called it "THE BEAST" It was big, bad, and ugly. 4000lbs. doesn't stop quickly compared to modern cars, especially in the snow. I haven't gotten stuck except for once when off roading in 2WD because 4WD was not working at some point. I'll get another one someday and fix it up properly. This one had a new motor, but the tranny

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Unique, first crossover

Cons: Uhhh... helooo... AMC!

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1982 AMC EagleReview
deathwarror writes:

'82 Amc Eagle Sport "official Rodeo Car" — The acceleration for my eagle is a 0-60 in about 14-15 secs and thats quite good for 4800lbs. After first repairs its really cheap. The Handling is excellent for its weight. Sure the car doesn't look for being in several winters and for being 27 years old, but it won't get stuck in anything that stays below its front bumper. Wish i had the money to completely rebuild it from the ground up. Choose it over any new light weight cars out there now. Wish it had a more powerful engine, looking better or EFI, but still an excellent car to drive.

Pros: Great 4WD and Handling,

Cons: Still could end up with a Eagle that wasn't well maintained, causing it to have very poor Performance.

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1982 AMC Eagle Wagon 4WD Review
Kenya says:
vs1982 BMW 5 Series 518i
1982 AMC Eagle Wagon 4WD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Looks/Style Ranked 1982 BMW 5 Series 518i worse.
Family Car Ranked 1982 BMW 5 Series 518i worse.

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Reviews From Other Years

1987 AMC Eagle Reviews

Very Great Car, More Versitale Than Today's Crossovers. By Tom

The AMC Eagle is very versatile and suits my needs well. With four wheel drive that can be switched on and off and can be run even on dry pavement, the Eagle is one of the best cars ever made for d... Read More

1986 AMC Eagle Reviews

Amc Eagle By Jordan

i love the engon but i wish the makers put some more jazz into the body and front grill. it is a old car but still has loads of life left in her. it was keep on the farm for a junk car but i fixed it... Read More

A Unique Classic By Pallance

I love this car, its unique shape and style, coming from a jeep background with a rugged inline6. The biggest problem of course, is time and money to repair/rebuild it ... it IS over twenty years old!... Read More

1985 AMC Eagle Reviews

If You Need A Beater With A Heater There Is None Better By Steven

the 4 wheel drive got it anywhere no matter the weather. power wasnt bad and the heater worked decently. the engine ALWAYS started, even in -30 and no block heater. it wasnt a sports car by any stretc... Read More

My Mudding Machine By Michael

4- wheel drive in a small car. For those who know little of these cars. It's a car body on a jeep wrangler frame. 4 wheel drive made this car's appeal. they were only in production for a few years bef... Read More

1984 AMC Eagle Reviews

It Was Definitely Worth The $400 I Paid By Ozzie

Performance- The inline six is a great engine, but its still not a racecar, It does light four wheeling alright, but without 4 low or solid axles its not quite as capable as I would like. The 4wd op... Read More

It's Okay, As Long As You Repair Or Replace The Problematic Bbd. By Nate

For it's time, the AMC Eagle was ahead of its time. The 4WD drive train will get you home in any weather. It's design was of the 80's era, with comfortable seats. However the optional vinyl top cau... Read More

1983 AMC Eagle Reviews

It's The Speagle! By John

The 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4 comes with a pontiac Iron Horse 2.5l L-4, 4 wheel drive and a 4 speed manual transmission. Oh, and the Millennium Falcon effect. One look at it and you gain an instant 10 point... Read More

The Meanest 4x4 Car Ever Devised. By Ben

Way too much fun. Handling is amazing considering the 3600lbs. Drive train stands up to anything. Viscous coupled transfer case provides clean limited slip differential for excellent grab on any te... Read More

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