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'Transformers' Bumblebee Camaros to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson

All four cars appeared in the movies and will be sold as a group

All four cars appeared in the movies and will be sold as a group.

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Bumblebee returns as a VW Beetle in new Transformers movie trailer

Prequel wants to restore franchise before Hasbro-toy-universe reboot

Prequel wants to restore franchise before Hasbro-toy-universe reboot.

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Autobots roll out! Transforming robot unveiled in Japan

Today's strange Japanese robot news

A Transformers-style, humanoid robot that can shape-shift into a sports car in about 60 seconds was unveiled in Japan on Wednesday.

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Method-2 Mech Suit | Autoblog Minute

South Korean company Hankook Mirae Technology and designer Vitaly Bulgarov created a pilot operated mech suit, Method-2.

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Transformers: The Last Knight promises a Lamborghini Centenario and lots of explosions

If you liked the last four Transformers, you'll probably like this one.

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Letron Transformer from Letvision | Autoblog Minute

Turkish company Letvision have a created a real Transformer.

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Turkish company builds real life Transformer out of a BMW 3-series

It's more than meets the eye!

You know you want one.

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Mercedes-AMG GT R to star in Transformers 5

The supercar will apparently transform into a samurai.

Movie director Michael Bay took to Twitter to reveal a new role for the Mercedes-AMG GT R in the upcoming Transformers: The Last Knight movie.

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Bumblebee returns as 2016 Chevy Camaro in Transformers 5

Still overdone, and still not a Volkswagen Beetle.

Bumblebee will always be a VW Beetle, no matter what Michael Bay says.

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Optimus Prime and Bumblebee head for auction

Barrett-Jackson will sell the Optimus Prime Peterbilt and Michael Bay's 1967 Camaro Bumblebee for no reserve during its January auction.

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Optimus Prime Transformer cake equals best birthday ever

According to YouTuber russellmunro, his son asked for a Transformers cake for his sixth birthday. "I decided to up the ante," says dad. Success.

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Chinese farmers build giant Transformers from car parts, scrap metal

A father-son duo in China are using scrap metal and old auto parts to create massive replicas of the robots from Transformers. Watch the video, here.

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eBay Find of the Day: 2006 Chevy Corvette custom is a two-tone wonder

We know what you're thinking, and yes, friends, it can be yours. This two-tone Chevrolet Corvette comes from Eagle, Idaho, a product of Z and M Customs in homage to the Corvette Stingray Concept that played the Autobot Sideswipe in the second Transformers film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. According to the seller, Arcturus401, Z and M only got nine of them out the door before General Motors expressed a lawyerly displeasure, and this is the only two-tone example among them.

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This Decepticon-themed Maserati ticketed for imitating a police car

Watch out now, Decepticons are patrolling Quincy Shore Drive! #quincytweets #quincyma pic.twitter.com/gXMerDS0FS

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Going behind the scenes with GM on the Transformers set

Transformers: Age of Extinction is just hit US theaters, and if you need a dose of action and car chases after a long workday, it's probably the one to see. The studio and filmmakers aren't the only ones hoping for the fourth film in the series to be a big hit. General Motors clearly sees a cross-marketing opportunity because it's pumping a ton of promotion into this year's sequel to the action/sci-fi/toy franchise.

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Chinese cars featured in Transformers 4 to be sold in America as soon as next year

If you find yourself in the theater to watch Transformers: Age of Extinction, pay special attention to the scenes set in China between mouthfuls of popcorn because you just might be seeing some of those vehicles on roads in the US in the not-too-distant future. Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd. (GAC) has several of its Trumpchi brand of vehicles in the new action film, and it claims that it's trying to bring them to American consumers as soon as next year.

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GM's Ed Welburn gets role in upcoming Transformers flick

General Motors has gone from simply providing vehicles for the Transformers series of films to supplying actors, as Vice President of Global Design Ed Welburn will be making an appearance in the latest installment of director Michael Bay's franchise.

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Optimus Prime now hailable via Uber

You've got to love weird cross-promotion opportunities. Transformers: Age of Extinction, the fourth film in the franchise from Michael Bay, may be one of the most anticipated blockbusters of the summer. To promote the new movie, its marketers have partnered with ridesharing service Uber to make the childhood dream of many people a reality. They are teaming up to let people hail the latest iteration of Optimus Prime and go for a ride to their destination.

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