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Quick question for some of you JDM aficionados, will the RC have a corresponding JDM model? I know the SC was sold as the Toyota Soarer in Japan, will we be seeing the RC as a Toyota as well? The front fascia is going to change drastically I imagine. Could it be positioned as the big brother to the GT-86?
 

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No, Lexus no longer rebadge their vehicles as Toyota's for other markets. What made you think this would happen?
Even in Japan all the new Lexus models are Lexus, just RHD.
 

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No, Lexus no longer rebadge their vehicles as Toyota's for other markets. What made you think this would happen?
Even in Japan all the new Lexus models are Lexus, just RHD.
I'm not up to date with JDM to be honest.
 

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Fair enough. If you have time, take a look at what they did in the early 90's and you'll get an even better idea of what im talking about
 

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Fair enough. If you have time, take a look at what they did in the early 90's and you'll get an even better idea of what im talking about
yea im more familiar with the 90's JDM stuff, kinda stopped paying attention in the recent years when JDM stopped being as insane as it used to be.

If i could get my hands on a trueno 86 :D:D:D
 

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yea im more familiar with the 90's JDM stuff, kinda stopped paying attention in the recent years when JDM stopped being as insane as it used to be.

If i could get my hands on a trueno 86 :D:D:D
in the 00's it died off or started to at least.
90's were the best not just for cars!

don't the JDM lexus vehicles usually have different engines all together?
they had some different options.
 

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i often see people importing japanese engines and throwing those in their car

there has to be a reason for it.
Yeah I noticed that too. As far as Toyota goes, I know guys have been importing whole front lips that pack 2JZ's and used them for their 2JZ swaps .
 

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I would love to see that happen.
But I don't think it's as likely to happen with an RC as it is to happen with say an... Scion FR-S
I think its more likely in RC simply because of the longer nose. inline 6s are not exactly short ;)
 

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But this is going to be double the price of the FR-S. I don`t see anyone doing this to an RC any time soon, it`s going to be a WHILE before it happens
 
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