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!
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!…