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 …

1988 Yugo Florida: Belgrade Pride!

The Zastava Koral, better known in North America as the Yugo, has been the butt of jokes for 20 years (even in turbocharged form » 8/29/08 11:00am 8/29/08 11:00am), but Zastava also made cars that Fiat 127/128 clones. For example, the , which boasts Giugiaro design and Peugeot running gear. Note the leading-edge use of timing lights, welding…

Wood-Burning Yugo Breaks Free Of Petroleum's Shackles!

With the assistance of his engineer son (named Igor, of course) Crafty Balkan Yugomeister Anton Peterka has converted his '85 Yugo to run on the combustion gases created by burning wood. This isn't exactly a new idea (plenty of wood-burning cars limped around Europe during World War II) but applying it to a Yugo just… » 7/19/07 4:00pm 7/19/07 4:00pm