Yugo

Sense of Humor: 1988 Yugo GV

Possessing a sense of humor, particularly during adverse times, can prove vital to maintaining good mental health and well-being. The owner of this 1988 Yugo demonstrates that trait with the stickers plastering its panels. They suggests that you need… more»

Low Mileage 1988 Yugo GV

1988 Yugo. Starts right up. Thirty thousand miles and three thousand bucks, according to the ad here on craigslist. (Thanks, Rustydust, for this tip.) If you hanker for an odd piece of automotive history, and you can register a… more»

Original Paint: 1988 Yugo GV

I always consider myself to be a fortunate man. I have had the privilege to drive some pretty desirable classic cars during my life, but there are still a few that remain on my Bucket List. Some of you… more»

Best One Left? 1989 Yugo GV

This 1989 Yugo GV is a sad sight sitting in this workshop. It had been in hibernation for eighteen years before the current owner spotted it. He discovered that once he dug below the surface, this little gem was… more»

Low Kilometers! Clean 1990 Yugo Koral 55

Fiat made some amazing cars. So amazing that they sometimes licensed their designs to be produced outside of Italy, resulting in some of the most famous Soviet cars around. The Yugo is one such car. While it got more… more»

2 for 1: Pair of Yugo’s

The Yugo was a shortened variant of the Fiat 127 and built by Zastava Automobiles in the former Yugoslavia. With an assist from entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin, the cars found their way to the U.S. during 1985-92 but developed a… more»

Cheap and Cheerful? 1989 Yugo GVL

The poor old Yugo has been the butt of more cruel jokes than I care to remember. It was imported and marketed in the US with a single aim, and that was to be the cheapest new car sold… more»

Nicest One Left? 1987 Yugo GV

Like Rodney Dangerfield, the poor Yugo didn’t get much respect. Offered in the U.S. from 1985-92, this Yugoslavian-built car developed a reputation for suspect quality and reliability, yet more than 141,600 of them were sold. Survival rates are low… more»

900 HP Twin Cadillac V8 Powered Yugo?!

Jamming a 500 cid (8.2L) Cadillac V8 in a Yugo will definitely get you mad props at the local car show. That’s got to land you on the “Big Motor in a Small Car” Top Ten list. But why… more»

Cheap Thrills? 1987 Yugo GV Project

The Yugo. This is a car that has been the butt of more jokes than I could possibly list. For all of its flaws and failings, there is a dedicated group of individuals who adore these little cars and… more»

Estate Sale Find: 1988 Yugo GV

The Yugo is famous for something that products don’t want to be known for – poor quality. It began life in the former Yugoslavia in the early-1980s as a shortened variant of the Fiat 127. It was imported into… more»

Parked In ’98: 1986 Yugo GV Barn Find

I would hate to have to calculate just how many words have been written about the Yugo GV over the years. Or how many jokes have been made at this car’s expense. The reality is that it was not… more»

1 of 794,428! 1988 Yugo GV

Ok, technically this 1988 Yugo GV was made for the US market so it would be 1 of 141,651 but even that number is impressive. How the company sold over 140,000 cars in the US is wild to think… more»

1988 Yugo GV Barn Find!

It’s not a stretch to imagine a dictionary with a definition that states: Object of Scorn \abjeft\ev\skorn expression 1: Yugo. Perhaps not that deleterious a description but probably not far from it. Is it truly deserved? I don’t know… more»

Best Of The Worst: 1991 Yugo GV Plus

The owner of this 1991 Yugo GV describes it as one of the much-improved later cars. Having said that, the build quality and reliability of the earlier examples was so bad, that it really only left one direction for… more»

Don’t Be Silly, Buy This 1987 Yugo GV

$500 doesn’t get you that much anymore, certainly not in the car world. Let’s see a show of hands for those of you who have spent $500 or more on a plane ticket or a suit, or hair plugs… more»