The end of the road for Yugo

The Yugo, a car my family had as I grew up in Sarajevo has ceased production. This technologically "innovative" and cheap car from the early 1980's has not changed much in design, but consumer customization and the technology being implemented by its drivers launched the modern "pimping" [customization] of cars.

Production of the car has officially ended after almost 30 years. Just like the Lada and the Skoda, the Yugo was often ridiculed. Apparently Yugos came complete with heated rear windows to keep your hands warm when the car needed a push - just one of many jokes inspired by its questionable quality.

There are cars with spoilers and television screens. In a shiny white Yugo the entire boot is full of speakers for the sound system

News source: BBC Technology

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