1. The four wheel drive Syncro isn't your crazy aunt's cute hippie VW van. It's a beast designed for the great outdoors.
2. It's a kick-ass camper "with the soul of an SUV," according to this lovingly-written 2003 New York Times feature article.
But it was the camper model that truly distinguished the Syncro. In it you could keep food fresh in a small refrigerator, cook it on a two-burner stove, wash the dishes in a stainless-steel sink with water from a 13-gallon tank, store gear in a series of cabinets and sleep four people comfortably. The little-known Syncro camper was a backcountry mobile home, the ultimate expression of a sport utility vehicle before the term was even coined.\n
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