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Officially called the 68 Mantaray II Kyote. It was designed and built by Dean Jeffries. Jeffries, a Hollywood car designer is credited with countless TV and movie cars. The Monkeemobile while working for Barris, The Mantaray from Bikini Beach Party with Annette Funichello, Black Beauty from the Green Hornet. The Landmaster...the list is endless.

In 66/67 he was hired to build a buggy for the 1968 Monkees Movie "HEAD". The result was the Mantaray II Kyote. Due to the popularity of buggys and requests for his design, he went into full porduction of buggies and accessories.