It’s hard to imagine a movie about Transformers without Chevys (well, we guess why, but it’s not a topic of this review). And in new movie «Transformers 4: Age of Extinction» directed by Michael Bay played several models of Chevrolet. Let’s talk about each of them in detail.
Chevrolet Camaro in role of legendary transformer Bumblebee has become a real symbol of Transformers franchise.
After the first Autobot in the frame was exactly 1977 Chevy Camaro. Since then, every movie audience enthusiastically greeted the appearance of the familiar yellow Camaro with black stripes. As in the first film, Bumblebee waits rebirth: the “age of extermination” involved just two Camaro, made specifically for filming. There are a modified vintage 1967 Camaro SS and futuristic concept 2014 Camaro. Not many people know, but in the first movie about Transformers director Michael Bay had planned to shoot 1967 Camaro. Now he finally realized his plan.
A major role in the new movie plays Autobot named Crosshair, road epitome of which became a green 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray. This brave Autobot is ready to be the center of the hottest battle, even if it does take a parachute jump from an airplane. It is important to note that this is not a concept, as in the previous parts, and the production car, yes!
One of the main secrets of the future of the film was name of the Autobots, who is hiding under the guise of Chevrolet Sonic. This vibrant city car will make its debut in the world of Transformers.
Rally Sonic (Sonic RS) in white and purple racing livery, which appeared a year ago at the SEMA show in 2013, spawned many versions of its stuffing. The main guess is that the sports hatchback Chevrolet Sonic – a new incarnation of one of the Autobot twins, Skids or Mel floppy. Some fans of the series say that this is just one of the cars of the crowd and he does not have any robot inside.
Moreover, on the set were seen Chevrolet Trax, a white 2013 Camaro, Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Malibu. By the by, General Motors Corp. has provided not only for shooting cars. Scenery for the film began its design office in Warren Michigan, USA, as well as a proving ground in Milford and factory in Lansing in the same state.
By the way, summary of all Chevys in the previous series Transformers
On the set of the first film «Transformers» released 2007, General Motors vehicles have played the following roles: for Autobot Jazz was chosen Pontiac Solstice, Ratchet became SUV Hummer H2, Ironhide became pick-up GMC TopKick, and the image of the Autobot Bumblebee embodied two models of Chevrolet Camaro: classic 1976 Camaro concept and the fifth gen Camaro.
In 2009 movie «Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen», the team joined the Autobot Sideswipe, earthly camouflage which has become predatory and attractive concept silver Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, assistant Ratchet Jolt – Blue electric Chevrolet Volt and restless twins Skids (Chevrolet Beat) and Mad floppy (Chevrolet Trax).
In the 2011 film «Transformers: Dark of the Moon», new cars Chevrolet, such as the two Chevrolet Impala (fireballs teams Hendrick Motorsports # 88 AMP Energy / National Guard and Chip Ganassi Racing # 42 Target racing series NASCAR), and the familiar characters have gained new species, for example Sideswipe became convertible.