Gryff Motors Garage Allschwil; Switzerland 1969 to 1983
Gryff Motors Garage is a Swiss automotive workshop and a former manufacturer of kit car type automobiles .
Jean-Pierre Läubin founded the company on October 1, 1960 in Basel , when he took over a gas station . Läubin prepared Formula 3 racing cars and distributed vehicles of the Abarth brand . From 1969, the company also manufactured automobiles, which received the brand name Gryff. In 1973 ended for the time being the business activity, which was however resumed 1977. When the move from Basel to neighboring Allschwil was made is not known. The company still exists today as a car repair shop.
The company produced between 1969 and 1973 made about 30 copies of a VW buggy . For this purpose, chassis of the VW beetle were used.
Starting in 1977, chassis were built for replicas of the AC Cobra . A separate model with two seats was available with a built-in motor of Porsche with 204 hp or a motor of Ford available with 140 hp. In addition Gryff offered a license building of the English Nova kit car .