He has expressive, alert eyes and a full head of grey hair. As the third generation running the family’s ship component manufacturing business, he heads up a team of over 600 employees spread across their locations and offices in Takamatsu, Tokyo and Yokohama.
In Mr Kitsukawa’s eyes, the vehicle that is parked in the garage underneath the couple’s home is “the most beautiful car in the world”. Through the wooden-trimmed glazing you can already make out the 300 SL Roadster from the W 198 model series. Of this series, only 1,858 units were ever produced.