Yugo with a LSx V8

1988 Yugo GV with a LSx V8

The badge on the back of the 1988 Yugo GV stood for Great Value. However the LS badge on this Yugo indicates the factory 1100 cc inline-four was replaced with a 5.3 L LSx V8. The little car weighs 2,200 lb with the driver and thanks to a nitrous system it managed a personal best … Read more


Yugo with a Kawasaki Inline-Four

Yugo with a Kawasaki Inline-Four

This Yugo is called Yugosaki because the owner replaced the factory inline-four with a 998 cc inline-four from a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. The engine makes 155 hp (116 kW) and 72 lb-ft (97 Nm). The drivetrain consists of a six-speed sequential gearbox and BMW E30 rear end. The car weighs 1455 lb (660 kg) … Read more

1986 Yugo with Two Cadillac V8s

Jim McKamey 1986 Yugo with Two Cadillac 500 ci V8 engines

It has been a while since I’ve seen Jim McKamey’s amazing 1986 Yugo. Years ago it had a 2.2L turbo inline-four Chrysler motor in the front. Since then Jim installed another 500 ci Cadillac V8 in the front giving the car about 900 total horsepower. Each engine weighs 1,500-1,600 pounds, so this small car weighs … Read more