I'm coming out of NPOCP retirement for this one; sure, Graverobber's being doing a helluva job, but after reading The Rise And Fall Of The Worst Car In History, I feel compelled to put this dilemma to a vote.
As author Jason Vuic points out in The Yugo's introduction, the Yugo wasn't really the worst car in history. How did it capture the role of Worst Car Ever in the mind of most Americans? This excellent book explains all!
Hacking up a hail-damaged car and turning it into a giant, highway-capable whale is one thing… but when your Whalemobile started live as a Yugo cabriolet, you're entering an alternate dimension of awesomeness!
It's no shock to find only one example apiece from the likes of AMC, Yugo, and Isuzu, but Chrysler and Subaru? Something's wrong here! In any case, these are the teams that singlehandedly represented their marques on the racetrack.
Can you believe it? Test-drive a new '87 Yugo and you'll get more than 1% of the purchase price in cash, even if you don't buy the car! That's because New England Yugo dealers know that one taste of that vaunted Yugoslavian build quality is enough to make you sign on the line that is dotted. Is it just us, or does…