Universal Plastics

  • United States

This kit car company never showed photographs of their cars in their advertisements or their literature. The GT Monza was a replica of the sensational 1963 Corvair Monza GT show car and was intended to fit on a Volkswagen floorpan. The Sebring GT-2 was a Ford GT40 look-alike that was also for VW running gear. It included bucket seats and a dashboard. The Monza GP Roadster was a VW-based replica of the Chevrolet Monza SS show car that was the roadster companion to the Monza GT. The Universal Plastics Cougar GT was a replica of the Ford Cougar show car. The kit version was based on Triumph, MG or Austin-Healey chassis. They also offered a custom-built chassis that could be adapted to VW , Corvair or other suspension options. Mounts could be installed for V8 engines and transaxles and lightweight competition bodies were optional.