Kapi Micrcars Automotive
manufacturer Barcelona; Spain From 1950 to 1955.
The Kapi was a Spanish automobile manufactured by Automóviles y Autoscooter Kapi in Barcelona from 1950 until 1955.
Federico Saldaña Ramos founded the company in Barcelona in 1950 and began producing automobiles and motorcycles. 1958 ended the car production. As for the number of automobiles produced. Including motorcycles originated about 5500 vehicles. 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.
Kapi chiqui microcar spain
Various micro cars were produced , sometimes only as prototypes or in small quantities. Only two models achieved significant quantities. The one model was the Kapiscooter, a tricycle with the single wheel in the front. The engine was mounted in the rear and drove the right rear wheel. The engine came either from Montesa or Hispano Villiers and had 125 cc and 175 cc displacement . 1955 appeared the model Jip with four wheels. It was like the jeep . Here, too, drove an engine with either 125 cc or 175 cc displacement of one of the two rear wheels.
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
Kapi jip microcar spain
Automotive manufacturer Barcelona; Spain From 1950 to 1955.