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…

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

Fried-Out From the Factory: Yugoamino!

God save you, Zastava. You took the notoriously shoddy Fiat 128 and added Eastern Bloc quality control. And then you turned it into a pickup. When reader Alex sent this in, we nearly messed ourselves with glee. He reports that most of the Skala Poly Kombis featured a camper shell, but some went around topless, daring… » 6/29/06 3:15pm 6/29/06 3:15pm