Vehicle Make/Model Specifications:
Make: AMC
Model: J20

The AMC J20 is perfect for off-road traveling. Roads suitable only for off-road vehicles are often called jeep trails. The most famous jeep trail is the Rubicon Trail located near Lake Tahoe in central California. It is certain that a number of AMC J10s have made their way across this rugged terrain. There are also some impressive jeep trails running through the Mojave Desert in eastern central California. There are few vehicles as fun to drive as a sturdy jeep over a rough road. American Motors Corporation was an American automobile company created on January 14, 1954 by the merger of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and the Hudson Motor Car Company. This was at the time the largest corporate merger in United States history. The deal was valued at $198,000,000. As thing progressed for AMC, declining sales and a fiercely competitive auto market in the United States forced them to seek another partner in the late 1970s. The led to a relationship with France's Renault in 1979. This particular arrangement between AMC and Renault lasted until March 2, 1987, when American Motors was purchased by the Chrysler Corporation. They selected at the time to discontinue the use of AMC and Renault brand names in the United States. The Jeep line however was continued, as well as some specific models under the Eagle marquee. For example, the Jeep Honcho was a trim package on the full-size J-Series pickup trucks. It was based on the SJ Jeep Wagoneer SUV and was sold through 1988. The Jeep Honcho 4×4 Pickup was a successful competitor at the Baja 1000, the Parker 400, the Mint 400 and the SCORE Off Road World Championships. A few years before the model was dropped, a smaller replacement was launched in 1986 known as the Jeep Comanche. In fact, both trucks were built simultaneously from 1986 through 1988.

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