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Transformers’ Optimus Prime truck and Bumblebee Camaro up for auction

 
Transformers Optimus Prime

An Optimus Prime Truck, a Bumblebee Chevrolet Camaro and a Rally Fighter from Local Motors will go under the hammer later this month.

Optimus Prime Truck, Bumblebee Chevrolet Camaro and the Rally Fighter, have featured in the famous Hollywood movie series Transformers. These three will be auctioned by Barrett-Jackson Auction Company in Scottsdale Arizona in United States, well versed in the auction of both classic and antique vehicles. All three vehicles featured in Transformers, as a certificate, they come with a real VIN and title.

Transformers franchise has seen four film sequels till date. In these, Optimus Prime is seen in the form of a hot truck while Bumblebee is seen in a new avatar of Chevrolet Camaro. Optimus Prime sports a host of features specially designed for the movie with mirror finished custom aluminum bumper and aluminum wheels. It also gets aluminum tanks and storage boxes while dark tinted windows, a series of glowing lights and a custom grille with silver and red Autobolt emblem also forms a part of its features.

Transformers Bumblebee

Transformers Bumblebee

The Bumblebee is a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro painted in a black and yellow exterior paint. Featuring in the latest Transformer – 4 : Age of Extinction, the Bumblebee is as outstanding in looks as the Optimus Prime truck. It is also even more exciting as the vehicle belongs to Michael Bay, the director of the transformer series. The Bumblebee was one of Bay’s favorites along with a 2010 model of the Camaro which is also a part of his collection.

Transformers 4 Rally Fighter

Transformers 4 Rally Fighter

Speaking about the third car which will be auctioned, Transformers 4 Rally Fighter is a very exclusive car. It is one of the only two ever produced. It is powered by a LS3 unit from Chevrolet mated to a 4 speed transmission. It also gets Rigid Industries light bars and custom bumpers.

1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS “TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE”

1992 PETERBILT 379 “TRANSFORMERS OPTIMUS PRIME” STUNT TRUCK

2013 LOCAL MOTORS RALLY FIGHTER FROM TRANSFORMERS 4

Images via barrett-jackson

 

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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

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