Featured First Wave of Production Toyota Supras headed to the Land of the Rising Sun

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    LHD and no "Toyota" badge, I'm guessing these for destined for Japan?
     
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    I’m just curious what’s with the hood, double-bubble roof, swooping rear fender haunches, and the boot lid? Why “only” some of the parts of the car are covered with the white sheet? :hmm:
     
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    It’s to protect the paint from acid rain and bird poop and the like. Things that will etch the paint.
     
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    Right hand drive. And the yellow hits you right in the eye. :)
     
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    Why aren't the Matte Gray ones covered as well?
     
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    I haven't seen no "toyota" badge on any?
     
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    This is like a mixed child born in Germany going back to Japan for the first time.
     
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    Hybrid, in a way....East meets West.
     
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    Rapgard is typically it is applied to horizontal surfaces where stuff falling on it (acid rain, etc.) would be likely to sit and not run off.

    My guess is that the adhesive in the rapgard would likely leave "stains" on the matte finish.

    The "Toyota" nameplate is on all Supra models sold outside of Canada, Japan and USA.

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    Probably the covers will just leave dents on the special matte paint, so better not to have them.
     
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    More West than East though. Engineered, powered, and manufactured by Europe. ‘Chassis ‘tuned’ by the East. Definitely not a ‘halfer,’ more like 1/4 Eastern, at most, sadly.
     
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    Heading to the US? They have sidemarkers and no "Toyota" badge.

     
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    Also going to Japan?

     

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