Glass Sports Motor Co. (GSM) Ltd.
Automotive manufacturer Cape Town , South Africa from 1958 to 1966
Glass Sports Motor Co. was a South African automaker from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s .The brand name was GSM .
Bob van Niekerk founded the company in Cape Town in 1958 . The production of automobiles began. A new company GSM Pty. Ltd. in the Cape Town district Paarden Eiland was continued untill 1966 ended the production. Aprox created 266
The first model was the dart . Designer was Verster de Witt. A ladder frame formed the base Then, a two-seater open bodywork was fiberglass mounted. With some coupes built also. Various four-cylinder engines from Ford , Coventry Climax and Alfa Romeo .
The subsidiary GSM Cars in the English West Malling made this model from 1960 to 1961 as GSM Delta .In the 1990s, Dart Engineering produced a replica of the Dart.
In 1962, the flamingo was a coupe with a hatchback and two-part rear window, also designed by de Witt. First, engines from Ford Taunus 1700 cc vehicles to later an engine from the Ford Cortina 1500 cc.