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The Deadliest Cars Ever Made

How deadly is your car? Perhaps your current vehicle isn’t the safe and secure ride you think it is and instead, it’s a potential accident waiting to happen. Unfortunately, some cars are deadlier than others, and you could be driving in one of these rolling coffins without even knowing it.
In the ’80s, the Yugo GV was inexplicably popular despite being like the ugliest car anywhere. Perhaps it was the entry price of just below $4,000, or perhaps it was the fact that it was manufactured in Soviet-bloc Yugoslavia during the Cold War. That probably gave it an air of danger, which is ironic as it actually was dangerous.
The car was cheap both in price and in design, and it goes to show that sometimes, you get what you pay for.
It was so light that LA Magazine says a 55 mph gust of wind once blew one over the edge of a bridge in Michigan, killing its driver. It was also slow, reaching 60 mph in about 14 seconds, and it did poorly in crash tests, which is not surprising for a car that was so light it could literally blow away.
The handling was pretty bad, too. After test-driving an old Yugo, writer Doug DeMuro said this: “A car with a nice, comfortable ride usually has vague, disappointing handling; a car with a harsh ride usually has quick, sporty steering. But somehow, the Yugo’s creators blessed it with both a harsh, jarring ride and poor steering and handling.”
And it was super ugly, so the Yugo just all around had nothing going for it.

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