The Truth About Cars » Yugo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Craigslist User Wants to Put You in This Yugo Tank http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/craigslist-user-wants-put-yugo-tank/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/craigslist-user-wants-put-yugo-tank/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318178 Craigslist can be a great place to waste a few hours browsing oddities or finding your next money pit of a project car. I have a few projects but one of my more nostalgic goals is to find a Yugo to add to my collection. Most examples of the Yugo that pop up online are […]

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Craigslist can be a great place to waste a few hours browsing oddities or finding your next money pit of a project car. I have a few projects but one of my more nostalgic goals is to find a Yugo to add to my collection. Most examples of the Yugo that pop up online are […]

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Last Rides Premium Selects: You Goin’ Nowhere http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/last-rides-premium-selects-goin-nowhere/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/last-rides-premium-selects-goin-nowhere/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1105953 Today’s morbidly interesting victim is a friggin’ Yugo. If you know where this is going, I think there’s little else I could possibly say to encourage you to click the jump. My taste in cars strays wildly from that of most everyone. For me, exotics sit on opposite ends of the spectrum. If a car […]

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Today’s morbidly interesting victim is a friggin’ Yugo. If you know where this is going, I think there’s little else I could possibly say to encourage you to click the jump. My taste in cars strays wildly from that of most everyone. For me, exotics sit on opposite ends of the spectrum. If a car […]

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Book Review: The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/book-review-yugo-rise-fall-worst-car-history/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/book-review-yugo-rise-fall-worst-car-history/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=993850 Society likes stories about failure. Who knows how many people have bought books about the fall of financial institutions, tech companies, sports teams, organized crime families, and politicians? People interested in the automotive industry are no exception when it comes to stories of failure. Bob Lutz never wastes any time discussing the sales flop that […]

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Society likes stories about failure. Who knows how many people have bought books about the fall of financial institutions, tech companies, sports teams, organized crime families, and politicians? People interested in the automotive industry are no exception when it comes to stories of failure. Bob Lutz never wastes any time discussing the sales flop that […]

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Behind the Garages At Sears Point: Treasure Trove of Hell Projects! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/behind-the-garages-at-sears-point-treasure-trove-of-hell-projects/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/behind-the-garages-at-sears-point-treasure-trove-of-hell-projects/#comments Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482582 I visit Sears Point aka Sonoma Raceway a couple times a year as part of my gig as Chief Justice of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court. That means I do a lot of roaming around the facility, in search of vantage points to shoot photos of the action. Last weekend, while covering the […]

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I visit Sears Point aka Sonoma Raceway a couple times a year as part of my gig as Chief Justice of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court. That means I do a lot of roaming around the facility, in search of vantage points to shoot photos of the action. Last weekend, while covering the […]

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More Details On The Fiat Ellezero aka “Grande 500″ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/more-details-on-the-fiat-ellezero-aka-grande-500/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/more-details-on-the-fiat-ellezero-aka-grande-500/#comments Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:52:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427349 Our European Best and Brightest dropped some knowledge on us, informing TTAC that the Fiat Panda, was not going to be Fiat’s new 5-door vehicle coming to the U.S. Instead, the vehicle we’ll be receiving is a new car codenamed the “Ellezero”, which will be based on a modified Panda platform but look a lot […]

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Our European Best and Brightest dropped some knowledge on us, informing TTAC that the Fiat Panda, was not going to be Fiat’s new 5-door vehicle coming to the U.S. Instead, the vehicle we’ll be receiving is a new car codenamed the “Ellezero”, which will be based on a modified Panda platform but look a lot […]

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Curbside Classic: 1988 Hyundai Excel – The Damn Near Deadly Sin http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/curbside-classic-1988-hyundai-excel-the-damn-near-deadly-sin/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/curbside-classic-1988-hyundai-excel-the-damn-near-deadly-sin/#comments Tue, 16 Nov 2010 16:58:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=372753 Americans are a forgiving sort, and redemption from sin is just the right gesture away. Well, that applies more to politicians and celebrities than to car companies. It can be a little more challenging to overcome the damage from a poor quality car, especially if you’re the brand new kid on the block. Just ask […]

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Americans are a forgiving sort, and redemption from sin is just the right gesture away. Well, that applies more to politicians and celebrities than to car companies. It can be a little more challenging to overcome the damage from a poor quality car, especially if you’re the brand new kid on the block. Just ask […]

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Quote Of The Day: Yugo By Chrysler Joke Here Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/quote-of-the-day-yugo-by-chrysler-joke-here-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/quote-of-the-day-yugo-by-chrysler-joke-here-edition/#comments Mon, 19 Apr 2010 22:07:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353275 Chrysler is considering bringing a Fiat-engineered subcompact sedan from Serbia to North America under the Chrysler brand. The Chrysler brand product plan, unveiled in November, called for a Fiat-derived subcompact sedan to be imported in 2013. The vehicle would be built in Kragujevac, Serbia, where Serbian automaker Zastava Automobili once made the Yugo. Chrysler? Fiat-engineered […]

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Chrysler is considering bringing a Fiat-engineered subcompact sedan from Serbia to North America under the Chrysler brand. The Chrysler brand product plan, unveiled in November, called for a Fiat-derived subcompact sedan to be imported in 2013. The vehicle would be built in Kragujevac, Serbia, where Serbian automaker Zastava Automobili once made the Yugo. Chrysler? Fiat-engineered […]

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