What Happens When You Drive Into A Lake At Speed?

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? » 1/10/14 1:00pm 1/10/14 1:00pm

Fiat's Fastback From The Seventies Is Awesome

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. » 4/04/13 3:30pm 4/04/13 3:30pm

1976: Chevy Beauville and Fiat 128 Combine Fuel Economy, Reliability

Going through some old photos, I've discovered a couple of shots of my sisters posing with the Martin Family Motor Pool, circa 1976. Yes, you could still get 620 roll film as late as the Gerald Ford Era! » 8/22/10 4:00pm 8/22/10 4:00pm

For $10,000 get a Fiat Din... er, 128?

Santa Cruz California is known for its liberal take on things such as public nudity and gateway drug use. As Nice Price or Crack Pipe has discovered, their Fiat-selling policy is also pretty progressive. » 1/07/10 7:00am 1/07/10 7:00am

A Tale Of Two Fiat 128 Hatchbacks: One Goes To Loving Home, One Gets…

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! » 10/18/09 3:00pm 10/18/09 3:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Fiat SOHC

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! » 8/30/09 4:30pm 8/30/09 4:30pm

Project Car Hell, Fun With Fastback Fiats Edition: Dino or 128 SL Coupe?

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Let's celebrate Fiat's triumphant return to North America! » 8/29/09 6:00pm 8/29/09 6:00pm

Last Yugo Will Roll Off The Assembly Line This Month

After 30 years of production, the last Yugo » 11/14/08 1:00pm 11/14/08 1:00pm 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…

Want To Buy A New Fiat 128? Head To Egypt!

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!… » 6/03/08 4:00pm 6/03/08 4:00pm