Check out the new Bumblebee from 'Transformers 4'
Michael Bay inadvertently debuts the next Camaro, maybe
By Corwin Neuse Jul 3, 2013 10:08PM
It's hard to imagine how this'll go over with "Transformers" fans, or Chevy fans, for that matter. Or fans of aesthetics, or just cool looking cars. What we're saying is, our beloved Bumblebee is no longer the angular slice of automotive fine art that he used to be. As the above picture from "Transformers" director Michael Bay's website attests, Bumblebee got a nose job, and... And it's going to take some getting used to.
"Transformers 4" looks like it will be a complete departure from the previous entries in the series, with an all-new cast—of human characters—not to mention new models for our favorite Autobots, Optimus Prime included. How is this a sequel, and not a reboot? That, as yet, remains to be seen, but as long as "T4" brings us exploding alien robots in slo-mo 3D, who really cares?
Jul 5, 2013 5:02AM
Sorry, this 56 year old woman still appreciates the older style with the "tougher" look. I haven't liked Camaros since the great looking one 1968. With the new styling of the 2010's I was again impressed. You're going the wrong way Chevy.....you also might want to rethink the Corvette along with the Camaro....a retro way of thinking.
Jul 5, 2013 7:12AM
Go original instead: MAKE HIM A VW BEETLE! The whole point to his character was how unassuming he looked. This isn't a good version of Transformers in film, it's a bad 90-minute long CHEVY COMMERCIAL!
Jul 5, 2013 3:30AM
What was behind you was that seriously outdated rear suspension! ;P
Jul 5, 2013 7:04AM
I'm not diggin' that front end. Hopefully that won't make it onto the production version.
Jul 5, 2013 2:03AM
being a ford guy, i like the new modern update, but really rather the older styling front end. i knew what was behind me!
Jul 5, 2013 7:19AM
It looks like a ford fusion. Back away from the crack pipe GM... Your going the wrong way.
Jul 5, 2013 8:15AM
WRONG!!!! This used to be a tuff, sexy car. The nose has been softened too much. It's no longer tuff or sexy looking.
Jul 5, 2013 7:56AM
I feel like these movies are 2hr commercials for Chevy! Just with lots of cool explosions and stuff!
Jul 5, 2013 8:17AM
It stinks. They should keep the angular look; it's more suited to the character.
Jul 5, 2013 8:44AM
ps Why is it American car Companies have too destroy a Good Looking design ? They all do, is it fear of being one upped? Fords running the mustang, corvette is looking like a new lame Camaro, Chrysler ok so far, but have not seen any new models yet.............
Jul 5, 2013 8:43AM
That is ugly. When will Chevy ever learn? This type of aesthetics is what killed the Camaro the first time! You are about determined to make me a Ford Mustang fan yet.
Jul 5, 2013 8:41AM
Looks like it's more Japanese then a Honda Civic , and yes some of the Japanese cars are very nice.............
Jul 5, 2013 7:39AM
Overall the car look pretty good. I would have went with some brushed chrome wheels, gotten rid of the big black stripe on the top, and modified the big black stripe on the hood to a multi-striped variation. Then the yellow car would look much more classier and super-cool to ride in.
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