Bumblebee flies out of dealships as well as off toy shelves

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    No surprise there; the new Camaro is amazing. Too bad I don't have the cash for anything resembling a new car.
     
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    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    Wouldn't it be hilarious if the demand for the Camero was enough to pull GM out of potential bankruptcy?

    Unlikely, but it would be funny.
     
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    if i could afford the new camero, i would be buying one myself, they are a sweet ride.
     
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    Now what would be REAL funny, if there were a sudden spike in demand for Yellow Bugs...
     
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    bet they wish they had a Cliffjumper repaint in the movie too!
     
  7. Lock Cade

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    Wow... just wow...

    I wish I could get a Camaro... in BB colors... but... be my luck, it'll be 10 years before I will be able to afford one...
     
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    The Camaro commercial before the movie was pretty interesting -- 29 mpg with a 300+ horsepower engine?!
     
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    That actually can happen. It did for Chrysler Corp in the 1980's when they came out with the Caravan. That minivan alone saved the company from going under. After I move, I think I am going to place an order on one myself as well. I wanted to buy one outright, but that's not going to happen with a $30K price tag.
     
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    They're still five years late to the retro musclecar game.

    I always preffered the Firebirds to the Cameros, and I'm not really anymore impressed with this Camero, than with past ones.
     
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    Massive sales show otherwise.

    I preferred Firebirds as well. But there is no more Pontiac (DAMN YOU GM!!! :mad  ), and the early plans for a Firebird cousin was scrapped in 2008.
     
  12. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Having direct injection probably helped with those stats. :) 

    I'd love to own one myself. The interior looks a little too retro for my tastes though.
     
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    Me too. I have a 2000 WS-6

    And that was just the V-6!!!! I think that more than the Mustang GT is putting out.
     
  16. Autobot Burnout

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    It might. They'd REALLY sell if they were able to slap Autobot logos on a limited run of "special movie version" Camaros, like they did on the Topkick (except the Camaro isn't as much as a gas guzzler as Ironhide is)
     
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    How much of that is going to the wheels?

    They showed that comercial twice before the movie. Both times people thought the movie was going to start :lol 
     
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    I SERIOUSLY doubt this will "save" GM. In fact it has zero possability of doing so. And its selling like mad because..well...its a all new retro styled camaro DUH!

    Good news sure, but a long, LONG, LONG way to go before this car "saves" GM (talking orders on the magnatude of 15,000,000+! 25,000 is just a drop in that bucket)....not that it could anway.

    And NO the minivan didn't save Chrysler. The K-car mechanics it(and many other models) were built upon did. A single car model CAN'T save a company that is even half the size of GM.
     
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    Apparantly there's also a huge increase in demand for weird spikey flying tanks.
     
  20. Autobot Burnout

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    There's always a demand for those.
     

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