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The first model year of the K-Cars, which saved Chrysler from bankruptcy.

A very rare example of the first-year Plymouth Reliant-K wagon, one of the Iacocca-era cars that spared Chrysler from being thrown on the ash heap of history.

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Check out these 7 quick facts about the 2019 Volvo V60 Wagon.

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With 311,428 miles on the clock, it was just getting broken in.

Made when American car shoppers still wanted big rear-wheel-drive station wagons, this Arctic White 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE drove well over 300k miles before it reached the end of its road.

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A discarded example of one of the iconic front-wheel-drive 1980s woodie wagons.

Here's a used-up example of Plymouth's Reliant-K station wagon.

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Common body color, high-end trim and special badge, plus a slideshow of 50 years of Subarus.

Common body color, high-end trim and special badge, plus a slideshow of 50 years of Subarus.

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A very rare example of Toyota's mid-1980s luxury wagon.

If the Camry station wagon was too small, the Mercedes-Benz wagons too expensive, and the Detroit wagons too crude, there was the Cressida wagon.

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You don't need a Subaru to get to the mountains.

This 1983 Buick LeSabre Estate is just what you need for snowboarding trips in the Mountain Time Zone!

It was only 778 miles from a quarter-million when it came to this place.

Before Subaru obliterated the competition, the Corolla All-Trac was a big seller in the Mountain Time Zone.

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The original boxy Volvo wagon.

This brick-shaped Volvo wagon now sits in its final parking space in Northern California.

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All signs point to Buick finally bringing the most practical Insignia to our market as a Regal. We got wind of a focus group testing the idea, Buick has trademarked the name Regal Tour X.

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The big faux-woodie wagon was in decline in the late 1980s, but Pontiac kept the faith.

The Caprice went on a late '80s Safari.

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The minivan and the SUV have (mostly) killed the station wagon, but it's not dead yet. Which one was or is the greatest?

There was a time when the station wagon was the default cargo- and family-hauling North American machine. What's the best one ever?

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Plus: Analysis on Alfa Romeo's potential F1 return and Jaguar's extreme F-Type.

We analyze Volvo's new wagon strategy with the V90. Plus, insight on happenings at Alfa Romeo and Jaguar.

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The new Mercedes CLA-Class is still fresh on the market, but recent rumblings have indicated that Mercedes was working on a wagon variant of the car – possibly even in place of a sportier SLA Roadster. Our long-lensed spy shooters have captured our first look at the cargo-friendly CLA model, and while the image is grainy and the car's rear end is covered with camouflage, we now have a good idea of how sharp this car may look.

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We've spoken at length previously about the fallacy of poor hatchback sales in the US, and with the runaway success of its Chevrolet Cruze sedan, it's somewhat unsurprising to hear that General Motors is rethinking its decision not to sell an overseas five-door variant in North America as it looks to plug a number of holes in its lineup. GM North American President Mark Reuss admitted during a media luncheon this week that not offering the model "... was a pre-bankruptcy planning mistake," says

Volvo's new V60 could make people forget all about the car that killed the segment

Clark Griswold killed the station wagon.

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We all know how safe Volvo cars are, but a European junkyard has decided to put it to the test by crashing, jumping and rolling the life out of an 850 wagon. While government tests use automated systems to crash new cars, the guys in this video do so with a driver behind the wheel. Aside from what looks like a safety harness and roll bar for the driver, it seems like this car is otherwise bone stock.

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Honda CEO Takanobu Ito already confirmed that the Civic Type R will be making a return in 2015, and today at the Paris Motor Show, Honda's European president, Manabu Nishimae, announced another new Civic variant is being added into the mix with a new wagon-style model. Throughout the press release, Honda puts quotation marks over the word wagon, but based on the design sketch, it will indeed have more of a station wagon look to it compared to the current Euro-spec Civic hatchback.

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