Binaltech Chevy Cruze....What?

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  1. Lysist

    Lysist Member

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    So I was searching Ebay and found this. Binaltech Style Chevy Cruze

    Does anyone know what this is? Promo Item? K.O.? Strange concept that got leaked? All I have found is a Forum that mentions it and a retailer that has it.
    Here (sorry if it is slow)
    and an Ebay auction for it 1:24 Chevrolet Cruze Transformers 2011 Die Cast Model | eBay
    There is a past auction Here that shows the box.

    I have emailed the seller to try and get more info and I will post once it is up to date, but as A BT/ALT fanatic this thing is driving me around the bend
    Any info would be awesome.
     
  2. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    Re-shell\custom\knock off of Alternators Silverstreak.

    Box has a red movie bumblebee. Rear panels mismatch in car mode.

    NOT worth the 150 USD it went for...
     
  3. Lysist

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    Sure, but the best damn re-shell I have ever seen,. The lines are perfect and the logos are legit, even the interior matches up with the actual car rather then just reusing streaks.....KO's skimp to save cost, this does not look skimped. The box, is crap I agree.

    I see what you mean about the panels in the Old Ebay auction but I am an expert in BT/ALTs and know that they are often mis-transformed.

    I agree that it is not worth 150 bucks for sure. I just want to know if there is any other info on this.
     
  4. Dansproject

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    Wow! Tell us, how did you become an expert? That thing looks totally awesome, I bet Chingmungmung will get it for a third of the price at some point.
     
  5. seali_me

    seali_me Well-Known Member

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    I saw that in cybertron.ca. Pretty awesome.
     
  6. Cadbane

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    It is not a product, should be a very well done custom item.
     
  7. Lysist

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    this is how ;) 
    Shmax.com: lysist's Collection


    After doing a bit more digging on these forums I found this

    It looks like it was made by a die cast model car specialist which explains the level of detail (and possibly the high cost)
     
  8. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    So memorizing a checklist makes one an expert... :sly2: 
     
  9. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    It's not a custom, it apparently was a freebie given away in GM dealerships in China for some promo.
     
  10. OptimusTimelord

    OptimusTimelord Masterpiece Reanimator

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    I remember seeing this a year or two back. Nice, but ultimately just Silverstreak with a slightly different alt mode. If you like that sort of thing, there was a Hummer made from the Hound body too.
     
  11. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    The hummer was a KO though, like Wheeljack and the others. This one appears to be an unlicensed exclusive of some sort.
     
  12. Lysist

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    No, owning all of them, except one (Smokescreen BT-07 #2) as well as the Alternators equivalents, does.

    You can question me on that if you like but it will just be Trolling. I know what I know, I own what I posted. I am much more active on Cybertron.ca if you must verify that I am not some N00b.
     
  13. OptimusTimelord

    OptimusTimelord Masterpiece Reanimator

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    True. Just wasn't sure if the Op had seen or was aware of the Hummer; it may (or may not!) be of interest to a BT/Alt fan.
     
  14. Autobot Burnout

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    Whoever took the shots of that thing managed to do worse than Hasbro's own stock photography team. Aside from the obvious fact it's a heavily modified Silverstreak, the wheels are facing the opposite way and they forgot to rotate the hips. The rear doors do NOT form that toy's front feet. The official stock photography of a normal Alt. Silverstreak managed to get that right.
     
  15. Dansproject

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    I'm very tempted by this, must offload some more of my stuff on the ebay.
     
  16. seali_me

    seali_me Well-Known Member

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    Awesome. How many in total ? So this is an official one then'
     
  17. ahro23

    ahro23 Omnibot

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    I'd consider you an expert if you owned unreleased prototypes, made your own Alt/BT customs, and knew all the names the entire design team of the Alt/BT line. Having all the Alt/BT figures makes you more of a completist than anything IMO :shrugs:

    Nice collection though. I own 11 Alternators but I'd love to own the rest someday..
     
  18. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    I'm no expert, but I expect this to pop up on Chimungmung's site sooner or later, for much, much lesser of a price....I'll bite on this if it becomes affordable.

    First the Jeep was KO'd into a Hummer, and now the Subie into a Cruze....I wonder what's next?
     
  19. Dansproject

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    The RX-8 into an RX-7 please, God. Or the S2000 into an S15.
     
  20. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    These KO companies should realise that knocking out KO's or the RX-8 as a Porsche 935 or the s2000 as a 280zx Fairlady would make them an absolute mint?
     

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