Zita (FWC Cars)
Automotive Manufacturer of Langley , Buckinghamshire; United Kingdom from 1971 to 1972
FWC Cars was a British manufacturer of kit car type automobiles in the early 1970s . The brand name was Zita .
Chris Faulkener, Dick Weed and Tony Chappell founded the company in 1971 in Langley, Buckinghamshire . The initials of their surnames gave the company name. They started with the production of automobiles and kits . Weed and Chappell left the company prematurely. 1972 ended the production. Overall, two copies were created.
The only model was the ZS . The basis was a self-developed chassis . Then, a coupe with a fiberglass body fitted. The windshield came from the Vauxhall Viva from the time . The four-cylinder Boxer engine from the VW Beetle drove the vehicle. Alternatively, an engine was provided by the BMC car range with 1800 cc .