Serbia bids farewell to the Yugo

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FN: my memories of the Yugo sadly are mostly linked with derision borne upon it by the Western press. I have no idea why anyone tried to market this car in the U.S. Americans are used to driving big cars, so trying to sell a small car like the Yugo in the U.S. was not sound. The Yugo's engine and component parts were Italian fiat parts. The only part of the Yugo designed by Yugoslavs was the body, which is the most unattractive part of the car.