Modelo : Mantis
The Mantis is a Wave 2 release from 1972. It is made using the US version of the casting, dated 1969. Produced in four colors, the Mantis features a
black interior and lightly smoked canopy glass. These are the only distinguishing features of the CIPSA version.
- Blue Metal Flake
- Green Metal Flake
- Purple Metal Flake
- Orange Enamel
- Medium Type 1 Caps in front
- Large Type 1 Caps in rear
The Mantis is one of the more common CIPSA's. A few Double Vision castings have been found in Mexico but they are not CIPSA produced cars.
All four colors of the CIPSA Mantis
Orange Enamel Mantis
Mantis in Metal Flake Purple
Mantis in Metal Flake Blue
Mantis in Metal Flake Green
As of 2016 about 30 individual examples of the Mantis are known. Click on the link to the Mantis Registry to see all known examples of this casting
[ CIPSA Castings]|[ Mantis Registry]
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