I thought this question was answered at...https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=1862402228
"RaceReady Autodesign (R2) had gone out of business around the end of 2001 - and less than 20 ORIGINAL R2 Celica body kits were ever manufactured."
if you find someone selling a new R2 kit today - you can be confident that its a replica
hey, this guy who's name on this site is "darkduwende" is trying to sell me his, is this a fake R2, or is it real?
its real... he is NOT selling a new bumper - he is sell his used bumper
like I said in my above post, "if you find someone selling a NEW
R2 kit today - you can be confident that its a replica"... the keyword to make that statement true is "NEW
I can vouch for darkduwende and his authenticity... we've publicly been around with the GENUINE R2 kit for since mid 2001... heck, ever since I got my kit, I have been complimenting on how well his kit looks