Lafayette Bay Company
Lafayette Bay Company is an American company in the plastics and former manufacturers of kit car automobiles . The brand name was Lafayette .
The company was founded on November 20, 1975 in Wayzata , Minnesota . In the same year began production of cars and kit cars. 1985, the production ended. The only model was the replica of a Bugatti Type 35 . The open body could accommodate two people. One version had a chassis of the VW Beetle and its air cooled four cylinder boxer engine in the rear. Another variant had a front engine of the Ford Pinto .