This is a Suzuki Twin with a deeply disturbing “smile bumper” (スマイルバンバー or sumairu banpaa) that probably should not exist. But yet, it does.

While I’ve never seen one in real-life here in Japan, these bumpers do sometimes pop up in online auctions.

[Image: masa_aoyagi]
[Image: masa_aoyagi]

They appear to be made in Saitama, Japan, so for now, the smile bumpers might be coming out of a single custom body shop.

They have been spotted on Twitter and Instagram.

So, it seems, this isn’t a widespread trend and THANK GOD FOR THAT.

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