Tetsuya Tada —

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Chief engineer of Toyota's FT-86 concept to AutoWeek, on the shade of red chosen to distinguish the spiritual successor to the AE86 from other sports cars. [AutoWeek via NYTimes]


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Maybe someone used an online translator. Having worked for a Japanese company before and trying to translate documents with an online translator you can get some strange things. This reminds me of my personal favorite: "Monkey Spanner". Sounds like it would be painful for the monkey but I finally figured out it was "adjustable wrench". Spanner = wrench, monkey wrench = adjustable wrench = monkey spanner.