Hama Coniglio, The Forgotten Honda S800 Track Car | Honda Roots

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Hama Coniglio, The Forgotten S800 Track Car

Beautifully by famous industrial Japanese Mr. Motoki Hama with his “Hama Studio”,  the Hama or RQE Coniglio was a frequent site in rear view mirror on the Referenced to as the “Hare” or Rabbit translation, the Honda based was indeed a fast looking and planned out breed that competed in the ’69 Jap Grand-Prix.

Designed around the Honda chassis, the Coniglio (or Konirio via sources) could have yours for a price of roughly or the equivalent of $3,515 US, with the donation of a Honda S800 in amongst other options. It is available for purchase from Studio’s as Mr. Hama will build you one. We were to clarify this information, but if you out more please comment. An 10 versions were produced in the 60′s for racing to privateers expressed interest in the cars weight distribution and styling.

Two versions of the clever rabbit available for purchase during the 60′s. Shown above is Mr. alongside the Coniglio coupe, to the public as a more practical, sports car. The coupes certainly evokes the futuristic shape with the cabin as the pillars share similarities the S800 coupe styling. not known if the S800 coupe or were used for the coupe’s or if any coupe versions were

The more famous Coniglio version were used for racing purposes as show with Hama beside the #1 RQE Quarterly Equipment” Coniglio. was one of many FRP MK1 versions that raced in the late 60′s, amongst top Nissans, Toyotas racers. The cars competed in races including a close of 12th place during the Japan GP with the yellow #33 RQE

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MK2 versions (later model including the blue Konirio on display at the Honda Collection last year via the “1950-70s Exhibit”.

Working on the already solid straight-4 engine, which 70 hp (52 kW) at 8000 the Coniglio had a larger displacement of with a max 95-101 hp. Co-developed engineers associated with the Le-Man’s series, the chain-driven was kept intact while the was converted to a larger inter-cooled setup. No information is known the suspension or body weight that made this car amongst the owners who raced

For more information regarding a manufactured Coniglio from Studio’s in 2004, check out the via the Honda Twin Cam Club in HERE.

Here is also a video of the featured Yellow grabbing some track at the 2011 JCCA TSUKUBA If you can grasp a ear-full of the engine it’s quite beautiful!

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