The Cars of “Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon”

June 24th, 2011

Remember when we first heard the news that Megan Fox wouldn’t appear in “Transformers 3″? There was mass devastation across the robot-controlled world. I, on the other hand, saw opportunity and looked forward to a new star gracing the big screen.

At the time, rumors were floating that the new star might be a hot little Italian number: the Ferrari 458 Italia.

There was much rejoicing.

But did the rumor hold? Will the 458 grace the screen? If so, is it Autobot or Decepticon?

Keep reading for a look at the cars of “Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon.”

Autobots

Optimus Prime: Still a blue Peterbilt, and still as awesome as ever.

Optimus Prime Peterbilt 379 truck

Bumblebee: Now a 5th-generation Chevrolet Camaro. Sam’s guardian and protector can be nothing else!

Bumblebee, fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro

Ironhide: GMC Topkick. GM doesn’t make ‘em anymore, but no one was brave enough to tell Ironhide.

Ironhide GMCX Topkick

Ratchet: Hummer H2, all dressed up in green-and-white search-and-rescue form.

Ratchet, Hummer H2

Sideswipe: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray concept. Now in convertible form! Whoa, baby…

Sideswipe, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Mirage: Ferrari 458 Italia. Yes! Want to bet they meet him (or her!?) in Italy?

Mirage, Ferrari 458 Italia

Leadfoot, Topspin and Roadbuster: A series of NASCAR-inspired armored attack cars. Yeah, it reeks of blatant product placement, but at this point, who really cares?

Jimmie Johnson

Decepticons

Megatron: The leader of the Decepticons comes back as an armored and rusted fuel truck.

Megatron, armored rusty Mack Titan

Soundwave: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. I hope the Ferrari kicks his butt!

Soundwave, silver Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Carter, Crowbar and Hatchette: A trio of blacked-out Chevrolet Suburbans sure to fall prey to a vengeful Optimus Prime.

Crankcase, Chevrolet Suburban

Will you see “Transformers 3″? Which is your favorite car from the movie?

-tgriffith

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  1. June 27th, 2011 at 09:53 | #1

    Chevrolet put together a page of info, photos and a video highlighting Bumblebee and a special edition of the 2012 Camaro. Enjoy!

    http://bit.ly/jxp7l6

  2. Randy
    June 25th, 2011 at 08:18 | #2

    Gosh, how do you keep all those names apart? I’m so old and rickety that Transformers are past my time, but the movies have been great fun (although a bit loud) and the director’s female star abdomen fetish is always interesting to watch.

  3. tgriffith
    June 24th, 2011 at 17:19 | #3

    Mr. Panayoti… I have always had a soft spot for Transformers. Me an Optimus Prime go way back!

  4. Jim Redd
    June 24th, 2011 at 12:18 | #4

    Kick ass! The movie will probably suck but it sure is cool to see these cars turn into robots. Convertible Stingray? Sweet!

  5. panayoti
    June 24th, 2011 at 12:16 | #5

    TG, what the hell are you thinking and where are we going on this blog?? The new marijuana law is only in the proposal stage and not yet law.

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