Panda Small Cars, Inc.
Panda was an American automobile brand, which in 1955 and 1956 by the Small Cars, Inc. in Kansas City (Missouri) was built.
The Panda was a small two-seater convertible with fiberglass body. The removable hardtop was stowed in two parts in the trunk. The wheelbase of the car was 1778 mm.
In two years of production of the Panda standard was from a side-valve two-cylinder piston engine of Kohler (19 kW), which had a capacity of 1100 cc and 26 bhp at 3600 made. 1955 was alternatively a four-cylinder in-line engine with an overhead camshaft of Crosley with 721 cc capacity and a power of 26.5 bhp (19.5 kW) at 5400 min . In the following year, this option was dropped. For a side-controlled Aerojet engine was also available with 721 cc displacement, the 15 bhp (11 kW) delivered. The engine power was transmitted via a manual three-speed gearbox to the rear wheels.