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Capris Engineering specializes in technical services for the semiconductor industry. The company offers software, electronic, electric, and mechanical engineering services, including development, design, validation, and simulation to enhance operational efficiency and process quality. Capris Engineering primarily serves sectors such as semiconductors, electrical power generation, industry 4.0 education, and medical devices. It is based in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Headquarters Location

Frente a imprenta Nacional La Uruca

San Jose,

Costa Rica

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Cherished Capri: Rare classic Ford with one owner from new who is splitting with his beloved car after 52 YEARS – it could be yours for around £60,000

Feb 10, 2023

1971 Ford Capri 3000GT XLR ‘Comanche’ is a highly unusual conversion model produced in small numbers. This is the work of specialist Jeff Uren, who is a British sedan champion and modified Ford in the late 60s. The only owner has only driven it for 36,946 miles – it’s selling due to the recent price increase on the Capri. A rare, new, one-owner 1971 Ford Capri will be offered to the highest bidder at auction in the UK next month. The Keeper is parting ways with his cherished 1971 Ford Capri 3000GT XLR ‘Comanche’, which is not only incredibly unusual, but featured in a ’90s BBC show. Car is a starhosted by former Top Gear frontman Quentin Wilson. With the value of the Capri skyrocketing in recent years and breaking auction records in 2022, the seller has decided now is the perfect time to part with his beloved engine. With only 36,946 miles on it and a fully documented history in the hands of its sole owner, Classic Car Auctions expects it to sell on the weekend of March 25th for between £50,000 and £60,000. Cherished Capri: This 1971 Fast Ford has been kept in sole possession from new. Having had the keys to the novelty for about 52 years, the keeper decided it was time to part with his beloved motor … at a time when Capris are selling for record prices. What makes this Capri a “wonderful find” is the fact that it’s a Comanche conversion that was handled by the legendary Jeff Uhren. Engineer, Ford team manager, 1959 British Saloon champion and entrepreneur, Uhren is probably best known for his custom conversions of Ford Cortinas, Capris and Escorts in the late sixties. HOW MONEY CAN HELP How to save money on car insurance: ten tips to cut costs in just a few minutes Approximately 1,700 modified Fords, about 1,100 of them Cortina ‘Savages’, were built by Jeff Uren Ltd at Hanwell in Ealing, London. However, the single owner Capri Comanche must be one of the few left, especially since very few were converted by Uren, who died in 2007 at the age of 81. The car is an extremely rare 1971 Ford Capri 3000GT XLR “Comanche” conversion. Not only is it incredibly unusual, but it also featured in the 90s BBC show The Car’s the Star hosted by former Top Gear frontman Quentin Wilson. With only 36,946 miles on it and a fully documented history in the hands of its sole owner, Classic Car Auctions expects it to sell on the weekend of March 25th for between £50,000 and £60,000. This is Jeff Uren’s special car. Engineer, Ford team manager, 1959 British Saloon Champion and entrepreneur, best known for his conversions of Ford Cortinas, Capris and Escorts in the late sixties. This 1971 car is painted “Maize Yellow” with a black vinyl interior and matching black vinyl roof. He starred in Car is a star in 1994 and has been regularly published in magazines for many years. Rolled off the assembly line as the Mk1 Capri, the Comanche conversion consisted of uprated gas flow heads, high compression pistons, a larger camshaft, redesigned carburetor injectors, an oil cooler and an electric fan giving an additional 55 hp. compared to the standard 3.0-litre Essex V6 petrol engine. With three engine options – 170, 180 and 190 hp. – FYB 846K became the proud owner of the most powerful package with 190 hp. The single-owned Capri Comanche must be one of the few remaining, especially since very few were converted by Uren, who died in 2007 at the age of 81. As part of the Uren modification, three engine options were available: 170, 180 and 190 hp. Registration number “FYB 846K” has become the proud owner of the most powerful package with 190 hp, which only increases its value. Ford was originally delivered in 1971 by main dealer Whites of Taunton. Since then, its only new keeper has only averaged 710 miles a year. The suspension has also been upgraded and some changes have been made to make the car lighter. Delivered in 1971 by Whites of Taunton, Ford’s main dealer, to their only new keeper, they’ve averaged just 710 miles a year since. Classic Car Auctions reports that the car was kept under wraps for a long time, and the seller, whose name has not been released, decided to sell it to the highest bidder, knowing that the cost of a quality Capris today is staggeringly high. . “It has never been sold until now, so it just hit the market and is a real part of the Blue Oval Fast Ford story. “With only 36,000 miles on it, this is a one-of-a-kind lot,” a car auction spokesperson said. Hagerty UK reports that a standard 1971 Mk1 Capri 3000GT in showroom condition is £37,500 today. However, the rarity and incredible history of this car is such that it will likely eclipse that figure when the hammer falls next month. CCA reports that the owner has decided to give his longtime pride and joy to the highest bidder, knowing that the value of quality Capris today is staggeringly high. The Comanche conversion consisted of boosted gas flow heads, high compression pistons, a larger camshaft, a carburetor with redesigned injectors, and an oil cooler and electric fan, giving an additional 55 hp. compared to the standard 3.0-litre Essex V6 petrol engine. Six old cars worth less than £3,000 exempt from ULEZ As London’s ultra-low emission zone expands, residents in 33 boroughs of the capital are facing the agonizing choice between paying £12.50 a day to use their exempt cars or shelling out for newer – significantly more expensive – eligible cars. . emission requirements. However, there is a cheaper way to get around London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to make more drivers pay to use their cars. Classic car experts say Londoners willing to do some research can identify older models that are not covered… Credit: www.thisismoney.co.uk /

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