A number of hoons visiting Croatia equipped with a Zastava asked two questions: what happens when you drive through a cornfield? What happens when you plow into a lake at speed?
Powered by a 1.1- or a mighty 1.3-liter engine, the Fiat 128 Sport Coupe was anything but powerful. Still, with a curb weight of 1797 lbs and the compact dimensions thanks to a shortened 128 sedan's (you know, like the Zastava!) platform, this turns out to be a very desirable classic.
A couple months back, I found a 1974 Fiat 128 Sport Coupe while searching for likely Project Car Hell candidates. Only 500 bucks, and the listing included those three magical words: Ran when parked!
We get quite a few suggestions for EOTD honors and we try to get to all of them, but a tip from a Fiat X1/9 racer always gets jumped to the front of the line!
After 30 years of production, the last Yugo will roll off the assembly line in Kragujevac, Serbia this month. Built by Zastava, the lowly Yugo was the pride of the former Yugoslavian republic, representing the country's biggest automotive export. The car found its way to the US in the late 1980s and was an instant hit…
Maybe you didn't head straight to Nigeria when you learned that you can still buy a new Peugeot 504 there, preferring instead to save your money for a brand-new Italian 1960s car. Well, no need to head to Serbia for a 128-based Zastava Skala 55, not when you can go to Egypt and get yourself a gleaming new Nasr 128!…