Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 12:10PM CST

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Scalextic will be releasing a limited edition 1976 Chevrolet Camaro Bumblebee slot car. The slot car is priced at £49.99, see additional details below.

In the 2007 live-action movie, Transformers (directed by Michael Bay), Bumblebee is sent to earth by Optimus Prime ahead of the other Autobots to gather information, find the keeper of the secrets of the All Spark and remain hidden.

Bumblebee is assigned to guard Sam Witwicky from the Decepticons and poses as a dilapidated 1976 Chevrolet Camaro – Sam's first car.

When Mikaela Banes (Sam’s crush) criticises the poor condition of Bumblebee’s vehicle mode, he scans a passing Camaro Concept and transforms.

Since his conversion from 1976 Camaro to 2006 Camaro Concept, Bumblebee’s alternate mode continues to evolve throughout the film series and appears as one of the lead characters in the 2011 film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

This model is presented in a battle weathered livery. Available in all terrortories excluding Australasia and North America.

This is a limited edition of 2,000 models.



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Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344471)
Posted by deaduniverse on February 8th, 2012 @ 1:32pm CST
Boy, i would love to have a HA or leaderclass of this mold, with sam and mikaela. The deluxe version has such huge gaps, hasbro make one. Don't let takara be first. I want sound, a dirty looking bumper, missles and a whole lot of dirt. :grin:
Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344476)
Posted by GuyIncognito on February 8th, 2012 @ 1:50pm CST
[quote]

This is a limited edition of 2,000 models.[/quote]

What do you think they'll do with the 1,999 that are left unsold?
Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344502)
Posted by jamiko on February 8th, 2012 @ 3:11pm CST
Funny thing is, it looks like Scalextric got the year wrong. The slot car is the 70-73 body type, which is a better looking body but isn't what they used in the movie. I kinda wish they had. :-?
Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344537)
Posted by DrLegend on February 8th, 2012 @ 4:58pm CST
A vehicle that doesn't transform? Pass.
Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344543)
Posted by RhA on February 8th, 2012 @ 5:27pm CST
So I hear you people like Bumblebee.
Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344545)
Posted by blackout446 on February 8th, 2012 @ 5:36pm CST
stain on the top of the car looks like a blood stain :???:
Re: Scalextric Transformers Bumblebee Limited Edition Slot Car (1344697)
Posted by Lord_Starscream on February 9th, 2012 @ 6:10am CST
Funny thing is that the model is using a 70 Camaro, so the nosie/hood/back window and Tail lights are wrong

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