When did they stop making the AMC Eagle?

When did they stop making the AMC Eagle?

AMC would keep the Eagle in production from 1979 until 1987, it was discontinued after this by the Chrysler Corporation which had bought AMC in 1987.

When was the AMC Eagle made?

Despite the Eagle’s moderate success, American Motors no longer had the scale or capital to compete. Chrysler took over AMC in 1987 and the Eagle was discontinued.

Who owned Jeep over the years?

Chrysler bought Jeep in 1987 when they purchased AMC for $1.5 billion. Chrysler continued to produce Jeeps until they merged with Daimler-Benz in 1998. Daimler bought Chrysler in a merger of equals for around $36 billion. DaimlerChrysler AG became the new company name after the merger.

What happened to Eagle cars?

After a decade of slow sales, Chrysler announced the discontinuation of the Eagle brand in September 1997, and the last 1998 Eagle Talon rolled off the line shortly thereafter.

What is the car model for the AMC Eagle?

This article is about the car model. For the division of Chrysler, see Eagle (automobile). The AMC Eagle is a compact four-wheel drive passenger vehicle manufactured and marketed by American Motors Corporation (AMC) model years 1980 to 1987 and Chrysler Corporation, following its acquisition of AMC in 1987, for the 1988 model year.

Did you know AMC only sell 7 1980 Eagle turbodiesel engines?

This is where it gets interesting, because of those 66, there’s one you’ve probably never heard of before: A 1980 Eagle 4×4 Turbodiesel. AMC only managed to sell seven of these, because even though VM Motori’s Italian-made 3.6 engines pushed out 224 ft.-lb. of torque, they also turned a $14,000 Eagle into a $23,000 one. Oh yes.

Is this 1988 AMC Eagle Wagon the best example in existence?

That brings us to this 1988 AMC Eagle Wagon which is currently listed on eBay. Probably one of the best examples in existence, the model appears rust free and has immaculate woodgrain paneling. The body also appears to be in good shape as there are no obvious signs of dents or dings.

What was the last year for the Eagle Wagon?

For 1988, its final model year, only a station wagon was offered, which was sold simply as the Eagle Wagon. The Eagle name, however, continued to live on as a Chrysler Corporation brand of cars through 1998. The AMC Eagles were the only four-wheel drive passenger cars produced in the U.S. at the time.