Ken Okuyama

  • Kode 0 Lamborghini Aventador-based supercar for sale

    Only a year after the Kode 0 coach-built supercar made its debut at Monterey Car Week, one example has surfaced for sale in Japan. Perhaps someone has a serious case of buyer's remorse, or maybe they just need the money. Classic Driver listed the unique supercar for sale. The Kode 0 was the work of Ken Okuyama, a former Pininfarina designer. Okuyama designed and oversaw the production of five Kode 0 supercars, each of which used a Lamborghini Aventador as the starting point. The exterior was completely reworked for a wedgey look that recalls a 1990s concept car—in a good way. The rear...

  • Ken Okuyama Kode 0
    Ken Okuyama Kode 0 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

    It’s great to see the practice of coachbuilding, where a custom body is draped across a donor chassis, is alive and well. That’s thanks in part to talented designers like Ken Okuyama. The man is most widely recognized for his work done at Pininfarina, where he penned such masterpieces...

  • Ken Okuyama Kode 57 at Jay Leno’s Garage
    Ken Okuyama gives Jay Leno the ins and outs of the Kode 57 supercar

    Ken Okuyama is the designer of some impressive cars, most notably the models during his time at Pininfarina such as the Ferrari Enzo and Maserati Birdcage 75th anniversary concept. Okuyama has been running his own industrial design firm since 2006, working on everything from trains to eyewear...

  • Kode 0 Lamborghini Aventador by Ken Okuyama
    It will take $1.5M to turn your Lamborghini into a Kode 0

    Ken Okuyama is a very busy designer. The former Pininfarina draftsman has been working on some car designs of his own when he's not crafting trains and sunglasses. His latest creation is an imaginative take on the Lamborghini Aventador, which he calls the Kode 0. Just five examples of the Kode 0...

  • Ken Okuyama Kode 0
    Ferrari Enzo designer bringing another V-12-powered one-off supercar to Pebble Beach

    If Ken Okuyama's name doesn't sound familiar, his work surely is. He's the designer responsible for the iconic Ferrari Enzo. That name should ring a bell. Okuyama hasn't hung up automotive design since then, and his latest creation is set to debut at Pebble Beach this week. The one-off Ken Okuyama...

  • Ken Okuyama Kode57, 2016 Monterey Car Week - image via Jordan Shiraki
    Ken Okuyama Kode57 priced from $2.5 million, limited to 5 cars

    The Kode57 coachbuilt supercar from Japanese designer Ken Okuyama was one of the stars of the recent Monterey Car Week, and if your pockets are deep enough you can park one on your driveway. Okuyama, who during a stint at Pininfarina led the design of cars such as the Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Enzo and...

  • Ken Okuyama Kode57, 2016 Monterey Car Week

    Former Pininfarina designer Ken Okuyama, the man credited with the design of the Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] Enzo supercar, unveiled a new creation on Friday in Monterey, California during The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering event. The car is the Kode57, a limited edition, coachbuilt supercar from the eponymous design house Ken Okuyama Design, based in Tokyo, Japan. It rides on an aluminum chassis, believed to be from a donor Ferrari 599 GTB, and features a V-12 engine mounted up front and spinning the rear wheels. CHECK OUT: Veneno owner Kris Singh takes delivery of first U.S.-spec Koenigsegg Agera...

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