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Do you remember any of these obscure SUVs?

Autocar Logo By Autocar of Autocar | Slide 1 of 62: SUVs are on every street corner in 2022 but the body style’s rise is relatively recent. Many high-riding models launched before the segment’s popularity sky-rocketed are remembered as also-rans – assuming they’re not forgotten entirely. Even some of the ones that had a formative influence on the SUV as we know it are seldom seen in traffic.From a Jeep-like Alfa Romeo to Isuzu’s street-legal concept car, join us for a look at some of the forgotten SUVs that competed in the class before it was cool:

Being early to the market isn’t always a good thing.

SUVs are on every street corner in 2022 but the body style’s rise is relatively recent. Many high-riding models launched before the segment’s popularity sky-rocketed are remembered as also-rans – assuming they’re not forgotten entirely. Even some of the ones that had a formative influence on the SUV as we know it are seldom seen in traffic.

From a Jeep-like Alfa Romeo to Isuzu’s street-legal concept car, join us for a look at some of the forgotten SUVs that competed in the class before it was cool:

© Isuzu

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