But he says there is one catch--and that is that they all want their car to be one of the good guys....every car company says, ‘We will fly out any car to show you so it can be in the movie.'
Apparently, a bounty hunter isn't looked upon TOO negatively, considering that Bay was able to obtain a Lamborghini Aventador for Age of Extinction. Daimler Trucks North America provided a 2014 Freightliner Argos to be one of the villains. Bay says the Argos was a million and a half to design, and Freightliner paid for it, hoping to see what the value of the movie does for the car world.
Optimus Prime is a Western Star truck, in tribute to his G1 toy form, and Bumblebee starts the movie as a 1967 modified Camaro, before becoming a custom 2014 model. Because GM has started making the Camaro a bit smaller, Bay worked with GM designers to create Bumble's look.
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