Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0!

Transformers News: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0!

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008 6:55PM CST

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Pete@Botcon, of the Transformers Collectors Club has posted "The BIG surprise" on the club forums. To start with, he has posted the line-up for Classics 2.0 that will have a preview in this coming magazine:

Classics 2.0 Wave 1 Deluxes:
Sunstreaker
Prowl
Tankor (Formerly Octane)

Classics 2.0 Wave 2 [b]Ultras[/b]:
Onslaught
Powerglide

It is also mentioned that the club is looking at March for pre-orders on the Seacons and Nightbeat with them shipping in April.

To read the rest of the preview posted by Pete, and view the image he posted, click here.

It is noted that the site's server is taking a pounding right now. We are unable to confirm what the image is as it is unable to load. We will be continuing to watch the site and let our users know when the site comes back up.

EDIT: The site speed has vastly improved and the image is now visible. The image is of Classics 2.0 Sunstreaker in vehicle and robot mode.

Seibertron.com strongly advises AGAINST copying and pasting the image. If you wish to see it, join the club.
Credit(s): Pete@Botcon.com
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Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612569)
Posted by Autobot Snake Eyes on January 23rd, 2008 @ 6:57pm CST
Sweeeeeeeeeeeeettttttttttoooooooooo!!!
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612571)
Posted by cybertronianjedi on January 23rd, 2008 @ 6:59pm CST
hmm....wanted a combiner...BUT THIS IS COLL STILL :D :D :D :D :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612573)
Posted by DISCHARGE on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:03pm CST
Ha ha! For the first time trying to get on the TCC site is like trying to get onto Seibertron at certain times of the day.

I'm a little surprised they changed the name of Octane to Tankor.
I'm totally excited to get a time frame to order me some Seacons too!
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612578)
Posted by Skowl on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:08pm CST
Yay, the Seacons are finally going to happen - too bad they picked the absolute worse time to release them. I have barely 10$ to my name right now.

...Ironic, I who wanted the set so badly, more than almost anyone, and waited and waited and waited... and I'll be the only one who actually be able to get a set.

c'est triste.

As for Classics... well, whatever. I'm not really excited for that line, so pass.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612581)
Posted by Creature SH on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:11pm CST
Tankor ? Isn't that a Beast Machines character ? Or did they just change the name ? That would be a little unfortunate for Classics...
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612586)
Posted by Uniprimus on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:12pm CST
When I go to the site the news only goes up to the Transtech thing. WTF?
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612587)
Posted by Frostic_Prime on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:13pm CST
Could someone post the pic here.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612590)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:14pm CST
Nice. Im just glad that most of the animated toys suck. It allows me to put more money into the new classics.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612592)
Posted by Tom_Servo on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:14pm CST
Could somebody please repost the Classics pics for those of us who can't get into the site? Thanks.

EDITED BY MODERATOR: DO NOT POST PICS OF THE IMAGE.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612595)
Posted by GetterDragun on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:15pm CST
I'm guessing we'll see Sunstreaker!
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612598)
Posted by Burn on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:17pm CST
We're not allowed to repost the pic.

But he looks good. Not quite what I was expecting, and maybe a little bland, but still a good looking figure.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612599)
Posted by Tekka on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:17pm CST
Why the name change for Octane? :-( Still, I'm looking forward to getting all of these.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612601)
Posted by Bed Bugs on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:17pm CST
Frostic_Prime wrote:Could someone post the pic here.


ABSOLUTELY NOT! Anyone caught doing so will be banned. No if's, and's, or but's about it.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612603)
Posted by Autobot Jazz on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:18pm CST
Finally, these figures are nice!, Prowls a definite pickup, as well as Tankor(I'll still call him Octane, why did they cahnge his name, why! ), Onslaught & maybe Powerglide
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612605)
Posted by Ultra Prime on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:19pm CST
I know there was a disclaimer earlier about pics from this announcement not being mirrored on this site out of respect for the TCC.

So would anyone that has access and has seen the pics be willing to give a description of the previewed figures and a little more info on the Seacons and Nightbeat for thsoe of us not in the club?

I'm planning on joining but don't have the funds to do so right this minute.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612608)
Posted by shortround on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:20pm CST
Did they lose the rights to octane and had to change the name to tankor or something.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612611)
Posted by Sonray on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:21pm CST
Nice that you have taken people who arent members of the collectors club into consideration. With that in mind, this announcement is totally f**king pointless.

Still, glad to hear about whose making an appearance in classics 2.
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612613)
Posted by ChrisR291 on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:22pm CST
Fender Bender wrote:
Frostic_Prime wrote:Could someone post the pic here.


ABSOLUTELY NOT! Anyone caught doing so will be banned. No if's, and's, or but's about it.


not to be a dick but why? Lord knows that in 10 mins a google search will display the image. :-?
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612617)
Posted by i_amtrunks on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:24pm CST
Wonder what stopped them from getting the name Octane? Shell or another petroleum company perhaps?

Or Maybe Archer doesn't think "Octane" is an Evil sounding name...
Re: Club Exclusive Image of SUNSTREAKER and listings for Classics 2.0! (612619)
Posted by Bed Bugs on January 23rd, 2008 @ 7:24pm CST
Ultra Prime wrote:I know there was a disclaimer earlier about pics from this announcement not being mirrored on this site out of respect for the TCC.

So would anyone that has access and has seen the pics be willing to give a description of the previewed figures and a little more info on the Seacons and Nightbeat for thsoe of us not in the club?

I'm planning on joining but don't have the funds to do so right this minute.


Well, that I can do. The info for the Seacons and Nightbeat is what Pete posted. He did say images of both would be in this coming magazine.

As for Sunstreaker, he has a robot mode very similar to Alternator Mirage. What is interesting, is that the front end of the car folds down to make his back. So there is a good chance that when Sideswipe is released, his back with be Sunstreakers front. Very clever of Hasbro to make two robot modes out of one figure. I can predict many Punch/Counterpunch customs coming from this figure.

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