New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago

New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago

Monday, July 26th, 2010 7:32pm CDT

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New Seibertron member MGRead has brought to our attention the appearance of a new vehicle that has shown up on the Chicago set of Transformers 3. A large Red Jeep 4x4 that looks more suited to off-road combat than urban warfare was driven by on a large flatbed leaving the scene of some mayhem typical of a Michael Bay scene. We know absolutely nothing about this car, or if it's even in the movie at this point, for all we know it could be Michael Bay's golf cart. However it certainly doesn't belong in downtown Chicago on a normal day.

So who do you think it is? Feel free to discuss it here!

Watch the youtube clip here or watch it below.

Credit(s): MGRead; MischiefChavez of youtube


This article was last modified on Monday, July 26th, 2010 7:33pm CDT

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Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103892)
Posted by UltraPrimal on July 26th, 2010 @ 7:38pm CDT
Cliffjumper!
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103897)
Posted by Forgotten on July 26th, 2010 @ 7:51pm CDT
Hound. 8-} My truck's bigger than that & it stays downtown all the time. :P

seriously I would not be suprised if it was Windbreaker. That's the way Bay thinks.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103901)
Posted by Tristar on July 26th, 2010 @ 7:55pm CDT
guess that explains the big blue thing....that thinks looks like the tires could fit
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103903)
Posted by Bouncy X on July 26th, 2010 @ 7:57pm CDT
maybe Wheelie got a new paintjob and a major upgrade? :P
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103904)
Posted by JetOptimus23 on July 26th, 2010 @ 7:59pm CDT
Bouncy X wrote:maybe Wheelie got a new paintjob and a major upgrade? :P

Ehhhh, probobly not. Maybe Rollbar, or Cliffjumper, or Hound... oh. I got nuthin'
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103915)
Posted by starscreamprime1010 on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:14pm CDT
Totally stumpped.I got nothing... :???:
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103916)
Posted by Draejinn on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:14pm CDT
I am really hoping it is Hound.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103919)
Posted by First-Aid on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:17pm CDT
Swindle...heh heh. Just to be weiner...
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103920)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:18pm CDT
First thing I thought of when I seen it was Dirtboss. Interesting looking vehicle though. Could just as easily be Rollbar, Trailbreaker, or Beachcomber.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103921)
Posted by AutobotOutlaw on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:19pm CDT
I hope it NOT Hound, if it is then why can't they ever get colors right on the characters? Hound has to be green, and should be an army Jeep, not that monster truck wannabe. What happened to Bay saying it was hard to use red? Now we have two vehicles in this film that are mostly all red.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103922)
Posted by st4rscr34m on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:21pm CDT
Knowing Bay, this will probably be Perceptor or someone else completely chosen at random name-wise, like Grimlock.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103925)
Posted by CybertronHotShot on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:23pm CDT
Tristar wrote:guess that explains the big blue thing....that thinks looks like the tires could fit
That`s my tought too. :-B
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103928)
Posted by gantzrunner on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:25pm CDT
originally bay said he hated filming red and that's why only prime originally was red. Then we got red rampage. And now possibly two new red tfs.... so while I'm not complaining about tf3 I am bummed that now there really was no good reason for ironhide and sideswipe to not be red :BOOM:
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103929)
Posted by adamassc on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:26pm CDT
It's Tantrum, the Predacon as he was in the Binaltech/Alternators line.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103932)
Posted by idaretobestupid on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:30pm CDT
rumble?
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103939)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:39pm CDT
...Brawn? :???:
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103942)
Posted by Galvatron X on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:50pm CDT
I hope this is indeed a TF. That jacked-up Jeep would make for a sweet-looking Voyager-class alt mode.

My thoughts on who it is...I don't know!
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103945)
Posted by Autobot Strider on July 26th, 2010 @ 8:51pm CDT
While I would like any Jeep to be Hound (regardless of Bay's colour-switching habits) I don't think this particular vehicle's set-up really suits Hound at all. If he were a military Jeep, then that would be far more suitable. Hell, even if he were a Humvee, or a little Dune Buggy (think Dune Runner) I'd be happy.

But yeah, add my voice to those who've already said "WTF is with all the red?" They avoid it in the first movie because it's hard to film, meaning Ironhide gets a colour swap (I never really disliked Optimus' new look) and then in the second one they did the same thing to Sideswipe... and now they are adding two red vehicles... :BANG_HEAD:

Well, my guess for this Jeep is still Hound, even if it's way off. Second guess would be Trailbreaker, so it's as though he and Ironhide swapped paintjobs. Just for the lulz, I think the Ferrari will be Tracks, because:

1) Red is the polar opposite of blue (or so says I.)
2) They made Sideswipe (originally an Italian car) into an American car, so it makes 'sense' that they would make Tracks (originally an American car) into an Italian one. BALANCE! :KREMZEEK:
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103951)
Posted by MGRead on July 26th, 2010 @ 9:06pm CDT
i find a picture of the same red jeep. it maybe a promo picture. it say it a urban assult vehicle.
Re: New Red Jeep Spotted in Chicago (1103955)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on July 26th, 2010 @ 9:16pm CDT
Is that ACTUALLY the same jeep? Because is says Rollbar right on the side there. May be a silly question to ask as the picture was obviously photoshopped somehow, but still.

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