Probably a part of someone's collection. There is a 95 T-Bird in a collection here Charlotte in similar condition. Funny thing about the T-Bird - the detail bio says that the engine was designed by Yamaha!
Not to take this off on another angle, but the story that has been passed around is that when they started Hinckley Triumph, Bloor hired some Kwak engineers, who designed the original power plants. I assumed everyone knows that, but I am probably taking too much for granted!
It is surprising how many companies help competitors. Henry Ford actually taught the founder of Toyota ( Kiichiro Toyoda) about his assembly line techniques. His book "My Life and work" is still on the desks of most Toyota execs. To my knowledge it is no longer published in English but is very popular in Japanese.
Kawasaki makes everything from Trains (including subway cars in NY), Ships and large equipment. I am sure they do not see a threat from a small company that was just starting out.
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