HS Replica Cars AG HICOTEC Gerlafingen , Switzerland from 1988 to 2006
The HICOTEC AG , formerly HS Replica Cars AG , a Swiss company in the automotive sector and former manufacturers of automobiles from the 1980s on .
The company HS Replica Cars AG from Gerlafingen began in 1988 with the import and production of automobiles. The brand name was HS . In 2006 the own production ended. 2010 was followed by a renaming in Hicotec AG .
Initially, kits were assembled by Martin Automobiles , between 1989 and 1994 also by Westfield Sportscars . The model HS Cobra appeared about 1991. This was a replica of the AC Cobra . For this purpose, a self-developed tubular frame was used. The choice was six-cylinder and eight-cylinder engines .Due to the applicable exhaust regulations, the production in 2006 came to an end.
Vehicles were imported by Apal , Dax Cars , Pilgrim Cars , Realm Engineering , Saier and Tomaszo .