Mystery Car 82 is an Isuzu VehiCross—the company’s high performance, plastic-clad, off-road crossover. According to Car & Driver, the vehicle’s 3.5L V6 put out a respectable 210 hp and 230 lb/ft of torque. That was coupled to a 4WD Torque on Demand (TOD) system which used 12 sensors to determine what wheels had the best grip. Apparently, it was an expensive and limited edition crossover which cost almost $30k. According to Wikipedia, only 4,153 vehicles were sold in the US from 1999 to 2001.
Would I buy one? Probably not. I like unique cars but this one’s a bit more than even I would choose. But if I ever need a vehicle to drive over boulders, through a muddy road, or up the side of a mountain, maybe this would be a good choice.