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Thursday, January 14, 2010

The Mother Of All Yugo's - GVX Rally Wannabe!






I've been out at the yards lately, but was in a hurry and didn't really see anything crazy..... So I'm digging in my archive of pics from this past summer. Here we have what really isn't thaaaat bad of a looking car........ considering. Proving wrong the old adage that you can't polish a turd, we have the Yugo GVX! From the brief research I did (about 3 minutes ago), looks like it was just a quick spoiler & stripe package.... and a set of massive rims - check out those 155/13's!

What I would do: There is one, and only one, fix for this fail: Hayabusa Motor! If you stripped it down, you could probably get it to weigh about the same as the GSXR powered smart cars you see on youtube....... think Lemons racer, folks!

Gotta run,

Ira

7 comments:

  1. Sad to see a genuine Yugo GVX going to the crusher. I would love to have one to add to my collection of odd and unloved cars. However, I would probably just use the shell and figure out how to adapt it to run Honda Civic running gear instead of the Fiat stuff Zastava used. Still, a sad ending for such a quirky, odd little car.

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  2. Yugo GVX is beautiful sport car . I want this car because is very rare.

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  3. Hey to all you yugo lovers I have a yugo gvx that I'm looking to get rid of runs and drives great. email markowkatie@yahoo.com

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  4. GVX also got the joy of a 1.3 liter hamster wheel in place of the standard 1.1 liter hamster wheel. Also a 5th gear in the transmission. Both of these bits became standard later on, but by then it was too late. Show me a Yugo with the automatic transmission, THAT is a rare one!!!

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    1. HAHA my unle just bought an automatic one with the fuel injection. 37k miles, i love that dam thing

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  5. Is this Yugo steal a live ? Intrested....

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  6. Where is this car located ???? I need all the bumpers and side moldings from it . Rims tooo !! How i can get some contact numbers ???

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