At the Tokyo Motor Show today, Ken Okuyama Design unveiled two world premieres, the 'kode9' sports coupe
and the 'kode7 Clubman
', which is a lightweight, spartan version of our current k.o7 model
Also occupying a lead role on stage are the 'kode7 Exclusive
', which is a hand-built, open-top sports car and the robot-like Yanmar Concept Advanced Tractor.
Four Created to enjoy track day events and sports driving, the kode7 Clubman is a simplified version of the kode7 that has been further lightened to optimize on - road dynamics. Priced from a more reasonable 8.5 million yen for the base 1.6 - liter model, the Clubman employs a movable front cowl and retractable headlights while doing away with driver comforts to enhance its behind the wheel thrills To achieve its driver - focused goal of creating a lightweight, attractively priced roadster, some 50% of the parts used in its construction were humed from the latest 3D printer. The model on display is powered by a 250 hp 1.6 litre 4 - cylinder engine.
Inheriting the basic architecture of the 'k.o7' sports car which debuted at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, the revised and newly named 'kode7 Exclusive' is a hand - built, open -. top sports car that can be modified to the specifications of each owner Boasting short front and rear overhangs, the coupe incorporates lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber bodywork. With its modern, timeless silhouette and sharp, sporty overtones, the kode7 delivers motorcycle - like handling and performance from a 230 hp 2.0 liter 4 -. Cylinder engine The kode7 Exclusive may be ordered at a price starting from 25 million yen.