MC Kit cars (Mark Clarkson)
Automotive Car manufacturer of Sheffield,South Yorkshire;United Kingdom From 1984 to 1995.
MC was a British kit car brand made from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s . The brand name was MC .
Mark Clarkson, his wife Joy Clarkson and Phil Booth founded the MC Cars business in Sheffield in South Yorkshire in 1984 . They started with the production of automobiles and kits . Carlton Automotive of Barnsley , South Yorkshire continued production from 1989 to 1995.
The last to be made in 1995 was by Ian Birks Car Care from Sheffield. In total, eight copies were created.
The main model was the Acer sports car . This car resembled the light Turner Sports of Turner Sports Cars from the 1960s.
The base of the car was a chassis made of steel . On it a body made of fiberglass was mounted in the kit car fashion. The open car offered either space for two or 2 + 2 persons.
Various make engines used such as the four-cylinder pinto and crossflow engines from Ford Escorts , Vauxhall Viva , Hillman Avenger , Datsun 120 Y , Morris Marina , Triumph Spitfire and Triumph Dolomite also powered the vehicles.