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UK Kit Car Manufacturers

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The UK has more than 100 kit car manufacturers.

See below for a list of links to their websites.

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A to Z list of UK kit car manufacturers:

2CV Shop Citroen 2CV specialist. Offers replica Mehari kits.

2rike The 2rike is a motorcycle based sports trike based on a Yamaha R1 donor bike.

Aardvark Racing Manufacturer of the GT-R road and track going sports car with Le Mans influenced styling

Action Automotive Storm Warrior 2 Thunder Wagon, 4x4 pickup based on Land Rover / Range Rover donors

Aeon Sportscars Mid engined sportscars - maker of the GT-3

Aero Cycle Cars Three wheel cycle cars inspired by original Morgan three wheeler

AGM Sports Cars Manufacturer of the AGM WLR enclosed wheel sports car.

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AK Sportscars Classic replica manufacturer - including Cobra inspired AK427, the AKSS Jaguar XKSS replica and the AK40 which recreates the Ford GT40

ANC Sportscars Manufacturer of the Replicar - a Mazda MX-5 based car inspired by the 1959 Aston Martin DBR1.

A Nu Dimension Manufacturer of the GTB - a Porsche Boxster body conversion kit.

Aries Motorsport Manufacturer of the enclosed wheel Sabre, plus Seven-inspired Loco and Arion S2 sports cars

Autotune Maker of the Aristocat Jaguar XK series replica - in Sports and 140 Coupe versions. The Gemini is inspired by 1950s Elva Sports.The Can-Am recreates then McLaren M1B/M1C.


Bertini The Bertini GT25 is a BMW Z3 based body conversion sports car with contemporary styling.

Blackjack Zero Site has details of the Blackjack Zero three-wheeler designed by Richard Oakes which is now out of production

Blackwell Sports Cars The Blackwell SPR1 is a fastback coupe Mazda MX-5 body conversion.

Blitzworld Company offers kits and fully built road legal buggies for on and off road use as well as a range of karts.

BRA Motor Works Official website for BRA Motor Works, which has details of the vehicles produced over the years.

Burlington Site for the plans based Burlington marque with plans available for the Arrow, a traditional roadster, and Jeep-inspired Chieftain.

Caterham Company manufactures the Caterham Seven - derived from the original Lotus Seven.

Chesil Porsche Speedster replica manufacturer. The Chesil E is an electric version.

Crendon Replicas Company produces the CR427 Cobra replica.

Dakar 4x4 Maker of the Range Rover based Dakar 4x4. The Hibak 4x4 is a two-seat pick-up version.

DC Supercars Lamborghini replica manufacturer whose models include the DC Roadster, DC Konig.

DeHavilland Motor Company Manufacturer of Ferrari Dino replicas based on MG TF donor vehicles. Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. http://www.dehavillandmotorcompany.co.uk

DJC Kit Cars Company manufacturers the V-Storm WR3 - a three seat exo-skeletal sports car, formerly offered by SDR. Location: Wickford, Essex. http://www.djckitcars.co.uk

Doon Buggies Beach buggy manufacturer. Doon Buggies can be supplied in short and long-wheel base versions. Location: Oldbury, West Midlands. http://www.doon.co.uk

Drewgard Auto Citroen 2CV specialist that manufactures the Drewgard Roadster - a convertible body conversion for the 2CV with late 1950s design influences. Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex. http://www.drewgard.co.uk

Dutton The Dutton Surf is a 4x4 amphibious kit car, produced by Tim Dutton, based on the Suzuki Jimny. Site also promotes the 2WD Ford Fiesta based Reef model. http://www.timdutton.com

East Coast Buggies Beach buggy manufacturer. Models include the Classic, Prowler, Bounty Hunter and Sidewinder. Location: Uppingham, Rutland http://www.eastcoastbuggies.co.uk

Eco-Exo The Eco-Exo is a lightweight exoskeletal trike that uses Suzuki Burgman donor parts. http://www.eco-exo.com

Equilibrium Kit Cars Manufacturer of the Sonic 7 sports car - which was originally produced by MEV. Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire http://www.equilibrium-kitcars.co.uk


Europa Engineering Firm produces the Banks Europa 47R and 62S replicas of Lotus models. Location: Southport, Lancashire. http://www.banks-europa.co.uk

Exo Sports Cars Manufacturer of the Rocket II, Exobusa, Exoblade, Exoninja, Atomic, TR1KE, Triabusa, Exotech and Rocket - cars designed by Stuart Mills of MEV. Also offered is the Mini based Peel Viking Sport. Location: New Basford, Nottingham. http://www.exosportscars.co.uk

Fereday Cars Site profiles the Vario, a Fiat Uno based kit in pickup, sports, targa, hatch and 2+2 versions. Location: Camberley, Surrey. http://www.feredaycars.co.uk

FF Buggies Beach buggy manufacturer. Site has details of short wheelbase and long wheelbase versions, build information and other models such as Predator, Sidewinder, Jas and Surf versions. http://www.ffbuggies.co.uk

Fiorano The Type 48 Corsa Spyder is inspired by Italian racers of the late 1940s and is based on the Triumph Spitfire. Location: Bromley, Kent. http://www.corsasypyder.com or www.fiorano.co.uk

Fury Sports Cars Manufacturer of the Fury sports car - originally the Fisher Fury, which is sold in Standard and Spyder versions. Location: Cranbrook. https://www.facebook.com/furysportscars

Furore Formula One The Furore Formula 1 is a road legal F1 inspired two seat sports car. Location: Benfleet, Essex. http://www.furorecars.co.uk

Gardner Douglas Range of sports cars offered including the GD T70 Lola replica, the GD Mk3 and Mk4 Cobra inspired cars and the limited edition GD 350. Location: Grantham. http://www.gdcars.com

Gemini Karts Karts are available fully built and also in plans and kit form. Kit supplied is the Navigator model that uses 4hp, 5.5hp, or 6.5hp Honda engines. Location: Rushden, Northamptonshire. http://www.geminikarts.co.uk

Gentry Site has details of the MG TF inspired Gentry, a long established veteran of the kit car scene. Cars are built on Triumph Spitfire or Herald running gear. Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire http://www.gentrycars.co.uk

GKD Sports Cars Company manufactures the GKD Evolution, a develpopment of the Ginetta G27 Series 4. The Legend is a Lotus Seven inspired car. Each uses BMW power. Location: Maidstone, Kent. http://www.gkdsportscars.com

Great British Sports Cars The Zero is a Lotus Seven inspired kit car. The vehicle is a development of the Robin Hood marque. Location: Boughton, Nottinghamshire http://www.greatbritishsportscars.co.uk

GT Forte Online shop for UK manufacturer which provides kits, chassis and body parts to make a Ford GT40 replica. Site has details of components and specifications. http://www.gtforte.co.uk

Hall's Garage Company offers the MG Midget based Frogeye Sprite inspired Tifosi Rana and also the Tifosi SS - which recreates the Sebring Sprite. Location: Morton, Bourne, Lincolnshire. http://www.hallsgarage.co.uk

Hawk Cars The Hawk 289 is a Cobra inspired vehicle - the FIA version recreates 1960s and 70s FIA racers. The HF2000 and HF3000 are Lancia Stratos replicas. Location: Frant, East Sussex http://www.hawkcars.co.uk

Healy Designs The Healy Enigma is a Mazda MX-5 based sports car with Austin Healey design cues. Location: Peterborough http://www.healydesigns.co.uk

Hoppa Street Buggy The Hoppa Street Buggy is an updated version of the beach buggy concept - based on a shortened VW floorplan. Location: Devon. http://www.hoppastreetbuggy.com

Jago Developments Jago was once one of the UK's leading manufacturers - producing cars such as the Geep / Sandero and Samuri. The company now operates as a specialist fibreglass business and this is a page on the current website with details about the firm's kit car history. The company no longer makes kits. http://www.jagodevelopments.com/Services.aspx?id=7

Jakabi Design The Abster is a body conversion kit for MGF donors. This link is to the company's Facebook page. Location: Staffordshire. https://en-gb.facebook.com/Jakabi-design-1818299631729797/

JBA Motors The JBA Falcon is a traditionally styled open roadster. Location: Norwich, Norfolk http://www.jbamotors.co.uk

JH Classics Manufacturer of Ferrari Dino inspired cars based on Toyota MR2 donors. Can be ordered factory built or in home-build form. Location: near Taunton, Somerset. http://www.jhclassics.com

JK Sports Cars Cobra replica manufacturer. Company makes the DAX 427 Cobra replica. Site has details of kits and parts for completing a build. Location: North Weald Basset, Essex. http://www.jksportscars.co.uk

Kellforms Retoga The Retoga is a race car inspired by 1980s Le Mans influences. Location: Loudwater, Bucks. http://www.kellforms.com/retoga/index.htm

ListerBell Automotive The STR is a Lancia Stratos replica. The STR-M accepts the rear subframe assembly from the Ferrari Mondial.  http://www.listerbell.com

Lomax Manufacturer of Citroen-based Lomax 223 three wheeler and other Lomax models the 224, Lambda and Supertourer

Malone Performance trikes manufacturer. Models include the TAZR electric sports trike. And the Yamaha R1-powered ST-F1000. Location: Holsworthy, Devon. http://www.malonecar.eclipse.co.uk

Marlin Sportscars The 5EXi is a contemporary designed sportscar for road and track. The Sportster is an open roadster with 30s design influences. Location: Crediton, Devon. http://www.marlinsportscars.co.uk

Martin & Walker Porsche replica cars - the Technic 904GTS (turnkey minus), 550 Spyder, Speedster and 356 A Coupe.Location: Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire. http://www.904gts.co.uk

Peter May Engineering The Arkley SS is a body conversion for MG Midget or Sprite donor vehicles and has Morgan-influenced design lines. Location: Droitwich, Worcestershire http://www.petermayengineering.com

Merlin Sports Cars Site has details of the revived Merlin - a traditionally styled roadster with Morgan design influences. Location: Hemswell Cliff, Lincolnshire http://www.merlinsportscars.co.uk

MEV - Mills Extreme Vehicles MEV produces the MX-5 based Exocet and the Replicar - an Aston Martin DBR1 inspired kit. Previous MEV models are also featured. Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. http://www.mevltd.co.uk and http://www.fastkitcar.co.uk

Stuart Mills - Vehicle Designer This site shows the vehicles that Stuart Mills of MEV has designed. Some are one-offs, others have gone into full production. http://www.vehicle-designer.co.uk

Midas (Alternative Cars) The Midas range includes the Gold Convertible, based on Austin/MG Metro mechanics. Also featured are the the Cortez 2+2 Coupe plus the Excelsior 2+2 convertible. Location: Enstone, Oxfordshire http://www.midascars.co.uk

Mirage Automotive The Mirage GT is a sports coupe influenced by 1950s / 1960s Italian design with looks inspired by Ferrari 250 GT models. Site has details of kit packages and turnkey vehicles. Cars use BMW power units. Location: Blackpool, Lancashire. http://www.mirageautomotive.co.uk

Mittell Cars Company specialises in 1000cc superbike engine race cars. The MC53 and MC41 are track and race cars. Cars can be entered into a variety of classes for events run by the 750 Motor Club and the British Racing and Sports Car Club. Mittell Cars can also give race support and help with preparation. Site has details of kit packages. https://www.facebook.com/mittellcars

MNR Site promotes the Vortx range of Lotus Seven inspired cars. Also the GM2 and LMP race cars. Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire. http://www.mnrltd.co.uk

mr2bodykit Ferrari 360 inspired Toyota MR2 body conversion kits. Location: Northamptonshire. http://www.kitcargrp.co.uk

mr2kits Ferrari inspired body kits based on Toyota MR2 donor cars. Location: Ramsgate, Kent. http://www.mr2kits.co.uk

Nostalgia Cars Classic replica manufacturer. The Classic 120 is Jaguar XK120 inspired, the Classic 140 recalls the XK140. A C Type replica is also sold. The NC Coupe is a recreation of the Ogle SX1000. Location: Taunton, Somerset. http://www.nostalgiacars.co.uk

Nubodi Automotive This company sells BMW Z3 based kits from the Tribute Automotive stable. They include the Kobra - a car with Cobra influenced styling. The Koupe takes its styling cues from 1960s Ferrari 250 vehicles. The Kalifornia is a convertible Ferrari 250 inspired car. http://www.nubodi.moonfruit.co.uk

Onyx Sports Cars The EB Type 37 is a Bugatti Type 37 replica. Location: Grimsby, Lincolnshire. http://www.onyxsportscars.f9.co.uk

OxThe Ox is an all terrain vehicle designed for use in African markets. Has been designed to be shipped to Africa in crates flat-packed so that it can be assembled by local workers. http://www.oxgvt.com

P50Cars.com This company produces a replica of the Peel P50 microcar. Cars can be ordered as kit or fully built. Site has specifications and ordering details. Location: Upminster, Essex. http://www.p50cars.com

Pembleton Citroen 2CV based three and four wheel kits with traditional styling. Models include the three-wheel Super Sport and four-wheel Brooklands. Factory built cars are offered with Moto Guzzi power. Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire. http://www.pembleton.co.uk

Penguin Speed Shop The Buckland B3 is a performance three-wheeler with traditionally influenced styling. Location: Sarn, Flintshire http://www.penguinspeedshop.com

Peninsula Sports Cars The Minari is a two-seat open sports car based on an Alfa Romeo Sud donor vehicle. The Supersnake is a Ford Mondeo based Cobra inspired car. Location: Redruth, Cornwall. http://www.peninsulasportscars.co.uk

Phoenix Automotive Developments Company manufactures the Mirach sports car. Location: South Brent, Devon. http://www.phoenixauto.co.uk

Phoenix Kit Cars The PhoenMx5 is a single donor Mazda MX-5 based sports roadster. Location: Sheffield. http://www.phoenixkitcars.co.uk

Pilgrim Motorsports Site has details of Cobra replica kits and Porsche Speedster inspired vehicles. Location: Small Dole, West Sussex. http://www.pilgrim-motorsports.co.uk

Procomp Motorsport The LA Gold is a Seven inspired kit aimed at road and motorsport use. The LA Locost is made for the 750MC Locost Championship. Location: Birmingham http://www.procomp.co.uk

Rage Motorsport Street legal and off-road buggies which can be supplied in kit or fully built form. http://www.ragemotorsport.com

RangeOver The RangeOver body kit conversion can convert the looks of an older model Range Rover into a more recent style. http://www.rangeover.co.uk

Raptor Sports Cars Lotus Seven inspired kit cars available as the road-going Raptor R, the tuned Raptor RR range and the race-spec Raptor CS models. Location: Athelstaneford, East Lothian http://www.raptorsportscars.co.uk

Raw Engineering The Striker is a Lotus Seven inspired kit aimed at road and track users. The Fulcrum is an enclosed wheel sportscar based around the Striker's mechanics. Site also features the Phoenix sports car. Location: Canon Pyon, Herefordshire http://www.striker-cars.co.uk

Razor Cars The three wheel Razor sports car is a motorcycle engine-powered vehicle that can be driven roofless or with a canopy that lifts up to allow drivers and passengers entry. Location: Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire . http://www.razorcars.co.uk

Realm Engineering Company offers arange of classic replica kit cars such as the LR Jaguar D Type replica, the Heritage C-Type, and the XKSS. Also featured is the RAM Cobra. Location: Honeybourne, Worcestershire http://www.realmengineering.com

Replicator Sports Cars The RT3 is a Triumph TR3 replica. Site says it is built around a spaceframe chassis and has a range of engine options. http://www.replicatorsportscars.co.uk

Road Runner Racing Site promotes the SR2 - a Lotus Seven inspired kit car. Location: South Cave, East Yorkshire http://www.roadrunnerracing.net

Ronart The W152 is a Jaguar based roadster. The car is inspired by front-engined post-Second World War Formula One racers and aimed at road and track users. Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. http://www.ronart.co.uk

RPS The RP251 is a body conversion for the MGB in roadster or GT versions. Location: Kessingland, Suffolk http://www.rps-ltd.info

R-Tec MotorsportsThe La Bala kit is a mid-engined sports car. Site has details of specifications and kit contents. Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire. http://www.rtechmotorsports.com

S & M Triumph Spitfire Le Mans The T6 replicates the Triumph GT6 Le Mans. Cars can be built on either Triumph Spitfire or GT6 donors and are IVA exempt. Location: Lincoln. http://www.triumphspitfirelemans.com

Sebring International Firm provides a range of Austin Healey inspired vehicles. Models include the traditionally styled SX and the more muscular looking MX with flared wheel arches. Location: Cheltenham. http://www.sebringinternational.co.uk

Southern GT Company manufactures the Southern GT40. Modifications to the original Ford GT40 dimensions allow a wider driver and passenger area and lowered engine for improved centre of gravity. Location: Southampton. http://www.southerngt.co.uk

Speedster Clinic Porsche Speedster replica manufacturer. Site has details of kit and turnkey packages. There is information about the firm's bespoke chassis and different body packages for 356 Coupe and 356 Pre-A style cars. Location: Kenilworth, Warwickshire. http://www.speedsterclinic.com

Spire Sports Cars The GT-R is a road/trackday car using Sierra running gear and bike engine power options and was developed from the MK Engineering GT1 project. Location: Stonebroom, near Alfreton, Derbyshire http://www.spiresportscars.co.uk

Spyders Inc Site has details of replica Porsche RSK Spyder kit cars. http://www.718-rsk.co.uk

Stylus Sports Cars Company produces the SSC Stylus sports car - formerly the Syvla Stylus. Site has details of options. http://www.ssc-stylus.co.uk

Suffolk Sportscars Suffolk Sportscars manufactures recreations of two classic Jaguar vehicles - the SS100 and C-Type - the Suffolk SS100 and the Suffolk C-Type. Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk. http://www.suffolksportscars.com

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Sylva Sports Cars Sylva produces the MGF-based Sylva J17. Site has details of specifications. Location: Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire   http://www.sylvasportscars.co.uk

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Tiger The Tiger range includes a number of sports cars. Models profiled include the HS6 - Lotus Six inspired car. A set of Lotus Seven inspired models include the Aviator, Z100, R6, B6 and Avon. The GTA is an enclosed wheel car based on the Avon. The ERA 30 is inspired by the Lotus 23 and ERA HSS is inspired by ERA classic race cars. Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. http://www.tigerracing.com

Tomcat Company makes Land Rover based 4x4 vehicles. Models include Tomcat 80, 88, 93, 100 and 106. Location: Skellingthorpe, Lincoln. http://www.tomcatmotorsport.co.uk

Toniq Firm produces the Toniq CB - a modern take on the Seven inspired car genre. Location: Wheal Rose Business Park, Cornwall.  http://www.toniqltd.co.uk

Tornado Sports Cars Company produces the TSC GT40 - a Ford GT40 replica. Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire http://www.tornadosportscars.com

Toylander Range of children's ride-on powered vehicles that can be built from plans or ordered complete. Cars include scaled-down Land Rovers, tractors and vintage vehicles. Site has build manuals for sale, kits for vehicles and parts. Location: Caldicot, Monmouthshire http://www.toylander.com

Tribute Automotive Body conversions inspired by classic vehicle designs. Models include the MX250 and MX250C - Ferrari inspired Mazda MX-5 conversions. The 250 SWB is a BMW Z3 conversion with soft or hard top options. Another Z3 based motor is the Kobra. The 1950s inspired Z300S is based on the same donor. Other kits include the Triumph Spitfire based A352, the MRS200 - a Toyota MR2 based Ford RS200 lookalike. The Mistral is a 1950s special inspired body. And there is a Jaguar D-Type replica body shell that the company also sells. The Newport is a 1940s style racer based on a Citroen 2CV donor.  http://www.tributeautomotive.co.uk

Triking Website has details of the Triking - a Moto Guzzi powered three-wheeler, in kit and turnkey form. Site includes specifications with information on chassis construction, suspension and brakes. Location: Hingham, Norfolk. http://www.trikingsportscars.co.uk

Ultima Kit car supercar manufacturer. Models include the Evolution Coupe and Evolution Convertible. Includes details of previous models such as the GTR, Can-Am, Spyder and Sports. Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire. http://www.ultimasports.co.uk

Ville Vans Citroen 2CV van conversion kits. The Babette is a 1950s to 1960s AZU style kit. Also on offer is the Lydia - a 1970s style AK350 kit. The website has photos of the body tubs for each conversion - and details of kit contents. Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. http://www.villevans.co.uk

Vincent MPH The Vincent MPH is a traditionally styled roadster. The car is a replica of the 1934 Riley MPH sports car. Location: Oxford. http://www.vincent-mph.co.uk

Vindicator Company makes a range of kit cars. These include the Sprint sports car with a Family four-seat version. The F4 has fighter jet inspired styling. The 427 is Cobra inspired. The Vandicator is a traditionally-styled Van. Also sold are the Shadow and Vulcan sports cars. Location:  Lye, West Midlands.  http://www.vindicator.co.uk

Volksrod Beach Buggies This website has details of the Volksrod Beach Buggy. Includes information about the MK 8 LWB version and the MK 7 SWB model. Site has a history section that outlines Volksrod's heritage from the 1960s onwards. Location: Burton On The Wolds, Leicestershire. http://www.volksrod.co.uk

Vortex Automotive The Vortex V2 is a two seat sports car with race car influenced styling - for road or track use. Also manufactured is the GT sports car series. The GT-EV is an electric version. Location: Kenilworth, Warwickshire http://www.vortex-auto.com

WASP Company supplies a range of off-road go-karts. Sold as kits or plans based. Plans can be downloaded. Location: St Annes on Sea, Lancashire. http://www.offroadkartplans.com

Westfield The Westfield Sport is a Lotus Seven inspired kit car. Site has details of variants such as the 250, Mega S2000, Aerorace and Megabusa. The Westfield XI is a Lotus Eleven replica. Location: Kingswinford, West Midlands. http://www.westfield-sportscars.co.uk

Xanthos Continuation Company offers Lotus 23 replica vehicles as well as parts for the Xanthos 23. Location: Liverpool. http://www.xanthoscars.co.uk