Matt Brown
superfastmatt
Matt Brown is an automotive engineer, writer, and builder of unconventional things. Mostly vehicles.
3/14/20
9:00 AM
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Beginning in 1968, around 10,000 Subaru 360s were imported into the United States. The car achieved notoriety when Consumer Reports branded it “Not Acceptable,” based on fuel mileage numbers less than half of advertised, dangerous doors that came open during testing, and a 0-60 time of 37 seconds. Weighing less than

3/7/20
9:45 AM
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Over a thousand Yugos were sold on its first day on sale in the United States. Motor Trend nominated it for its Import Car of the Year award. Fortune named it in one of a dozen Outstanding Products for 1985. Things went really well for the Yugo, right up until people actually got the car.