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Excitement at the VW Stand!

Excitement at the VW Stand!

Makuhari Messe, Japan

Took this shot on the first of two Press Days at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show. Clearly, this poor guy had already had enough of the show. The show had been open only a few hours, but what with jet lag and international travel factored into the equation, the show seemed bigger and even more incomprehensible at times than ever before. This was the first time in a decade that cars, light trucks, motorcycles, big trucks and large buses had been exhibited in one show, and it absolutely tired-out more than a few people. We got to Japan almost a week before the show and spent some time 75-or-so miles south of Tokyo at a Buddhist temple at the foot of Mt. Fuji, so we entered the show itself in fairly normal shape ...

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