Originally Posted by markso125
Yeah GM put a good chunk of money to those films before they declared bankruptcy. Think of what the vehicles would be if Chrytsler or Ford had put the money into the film instead of GM, Bumble bee would have been a Mustang or a Challenger. And instead of ironhide being a topkick he would have been a F550 or a Sterling.
I did think it was hilarious in the first one when they were looking at buying the cars. And the yellow camaro was parked next to a yellow volkswagon beetle which is what bumble bee actually was in the cartoons.
Although I more or less hate GM and most of their products I gotta say it was a genius move on their part. Guarantee theyre selling a LOT more Camaros because of the Bumblebee thing. The same would have happened for the mustang or challenger had either of them been used. I personally thought that the Camaro was a poor choice of car, the Cobalt SS would be a little more in line with BB's character. The camaro could have been Hot Rod or Jazz instead.
And yeah, if only there were more makes in these fims. I havent seen a single Mopar in any of them. Brawn was a Jeep, so an AEV Brute wouldve been perfect. Ironhide as a Ram Mega cab would have been rad, and Sunstreaker/Sideswipe could have been Vipers.