Swiss Buggy Fabino Carmakers from 1972 to 1979
Renesco Garagenbetriebe AG , previously Fahrzeugbau AG , was a Swiss car manufacturer. The brand names were Swiss Buggy and Fabino .
The company Fahrzeugbau AG by René Schmid started in 1972 in Otelfingen with the production of automobiles . By 1979 ended production.
Brand name Swiss Buggy.This brand name was used between 1972 and 1975 for VW based buggies . Open buggy bodies were mounted on chassis of the VW Beetle , which were shortened by 40 cm to the wheelbase of 2 meters. For the drive ensured air-cooled four-cylinder - Boxer engines from VW 1200 cc, 1300 cc, 1500 cc and 1600 cc engine capacity. Problems with VW and the decline of the buggy boom led in 1975 to the discontinuation of series production.
As Brand name Fabino .The company had developed its own chassis in 1974. Then both buggy and were coupe -bodies mounted. For the drive now with built-in motors from Renault . The choice was between four-cylinder engine from the Renault 12 and V6 engines from the Renault Alpine A310 .