I’ve had a few discussions lately about the concept of using the pony car platforms (Mustang and Camaro) to make crossovers to allow fun cars to become a bit more mainstream while pumping money into the development of the actual pony car.
While wondering if it would sell, I realized that this concept had already been executed and successfully.
Yes, built on the E90 platform, this was essentially a raised 3 series wagon with a available I6 good for 300 hp. They sold over 100k of these a year.
Can you imagine the Chevy or Ford version built off their respective pony car platform with a V8? The Alpha platform even already has AWD capabilities! Why aren’t they building these!?