Kode61’s Birdcage: Ode to the Past

Kode61’s Birdcage: Ode to the Past

THE Ken Okuyama is an accomplished designer with an inclusive resume Ferrari Enzo, 599 GTB and 612 Scaglietti time ownership of in Pininfarina. Now, he has founded Ken Okuyama Cars which builds beautiful small cars with high performance like new Kode61’s cockpit presented at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este this year.

Kode61 Birdcage with open cockpit has a design that combines elements of retro and modern style. Inspired by competition Maserati Tipo 61 of the 1960s. Okuyama also worked on his concept 75th flight deck of 2005at Pininfarina, for 75 years of the company.

Kode61 Birdcage uses one 4.2 liter V8 which yields 396 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 442 Nm of torque. In the video below you can hear the engine. The suspension consists of independent length struts, uneven. It has 6-speed manual transmission for a dial that has a slightly exposed joint.

Interior a middle spine which separates the passengers. Both passengers are in front of them different, rounded windshields. The driver has two large analog instruments in front of him and the passenger a digital screen.

The colors remind him of him Camoradi team of the American Lloyd “Lucky” Casner, in the Maserati Tipo 61 that participated in the race. 24 hours of Le Mans and defeat them 1000 km. of Nürburgring of 1960 and 1961.

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