Kaipan is a small Czech vehicle manufacturer in Smržovka focused on producing roadsters.
The company was founded in 1992, but the first car, Kaipan 47 based on Lotus Seven (1957-1972), has been manufactured since 1997. Later it was replaced by modified type 57 with Audi engine 1.8 Turbo 20v. Until 2013, around 170 of these cars were made.
In 2006, Kaipan uncovered the first own model, type 14. They have Škoda engine and were also shipped to Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, Montenegro and Slovakia. Kaipan 15 was facelifted type 14 with newer Škoda engine.
In the beginning of 2012, production of brand new type 16 has started, it have a top speed 189 km/h and acceleration of 0–100 km/h in 6,9 seconds. Today, the company produces models: 14, 16 and in limited production model 57.
- Kaipan 47 (1997)
- Kaipan 57 (2002)
- Kaipan 14 (2006)
- Kaipan 15 (2008)
- Kaipan 16 (2012)