Biota Products Ltd.Automotive Manufacturer
Dinnington , South Yorkshire,Great Britain from 1969 to 1976.
The Biota Products Ltd. was a British kit car automaker in Dinnington , South Yorkshire UK from the late 60s to the mid 1970s .
With a race-proven chassis, superior handling, extremely light weight, Mini mechanicals surprisingly able Mini-based sports car with a proper space frame chassis, Mini front subframe and Mini trailing arrn/coil sprung rear. Unusual doorless GRP body incorporated a distinctive roll-over bar and a large bonnet bulge to accommodate the tall Mini engine.Optional gullwing hardtop.
In 1969, the biota Mk I was built there, which was an Austin / Morris Mini with doorless plastic body. Motorized was the buggy with the 0.85 l four-cylinder engine of the Mini, which made 34 bhp (25 kW).
The Improved 1972 Mk2 version has De Dion rear suspension, hinged bonnet and bigger cockpit.
Yorkshire manufacturers Houghton Coldwell.By 1976, the brand disappeared from the market, since the demand was too low with approx only 36 made.
Automotive Manufacturer of Dinnington , South Yorkshire,Great Britain from 1969 to 1976.