Carioca (make of car)

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Carioca was a Brazilian car brand.

Brand history

Carioca was the brand name of a company from Rio de Janeiro that manufactured automobiles in the 1980s . In total, only a few vehicles were built.


The only GC 1 Sport Line model was a sports car. A chassis from Volkswagen do Brasil formed the basis. A fiberglass body that vaguely resembled an MG TD was mounted on top . An air-cooled four - cylinder boxer engine was installed in the rear and drove the rear wheels.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d e f g João F. Scharinger: Lexicar Brasil (Portuguese, accessed October 6, 2016)