Kapi (car)

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For Kāpi musical scale (rāgam) in Carnatic music, the classical music of South India, see Kāpi.
Kapi Jip.

The Kapi was a Spanish automobile manufactured by Automóviles y Autoscooter Kapi in Barcelona from 1950 until 1955. Designed by Captain Federico Saldaña, the first car was a light three-wheeled two door runabout powered by a 125 cc 2 cv single-cylinder two-stroke engine made by Montessa. The single wheel was at the front.

Other models followed including:

  • the Kapiscooter with Hispano-Villiers engine
  • the Jip, a miniature Jeep with 197 cc engine
  • the Chiqui, a three-wheeler with single wheel at the rear
  • the Platillo Volante (flying saucer), a four-wheel coupé
  • the M190 with miniature Mercedes 190 body

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