Who thinks Turbo Tracks is ugly?

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  1. Chaos Prime

    Chaos Prime Combaticon

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    Okay, so the two Classics/Universe/Generations Transformers I've been waiting for, for a while now were Jazz and Tracks. I was delighted to find out they were finally going to be made for the new line.
    I was really happy until I actually saw Tracks. I have to admit, I pretty disappointed.
    I hate his vehicle mode because I'm used to seeing Tracks as a sleek, curvy sports car. The Generations one has some curves, but totally lacks that long, swooping hood, which I think looked amazing.
    Now don't get me wrong, I understand if Hasbro can't make make Tracks a corvette due to copyrights or anything, but I'm sure they could have made his car mode a little sleeker. His car mode looks like a bland version of Sideburn.
    And I'm also not fond of his robot mode either. When I think of Tracks, I don't think of Tracks as a barrel-chested, brawny character, and that's pretty much what I see when I look at the toy.
    Am I alone in this line of thought?
    What do you folks think?
     
  2. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    I think he looks kind of ugly .... lots of kibble and kibble and stuff going on.
     
  3. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    I actually kind of agree.
     
  4. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    I hate the big 'ol car roof chest (which is also something I didn't like on Classics Sunstreaker) it's just big and makes him look chunky. Kinda disappointing since I've really been wanting a good Tracks update.
     
  5. ersico

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    you should be a poll...i think he looks different to say the least, but not ugly
     
  6. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Too much kibble. Pass.
     
  7. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    Same here, seems a little far from the classics bot styles.
    *Still gonna get him though*
     
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  8. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    I think it looks pretty good, but all the pics (I hope) have the arms positioned poorly. I think it is a good homage. I just hope we get red and yellow versions of the mold.
     
  9. SoundMaster

    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    Until we get a picture that isn't complete crap, I'm going to withhold judgment.
     
  10. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    The large chest, small paddle feet, and atrocious "flames" bother me enough that I know I won't be getting him, or any of his repaints (even if he does get turned into Wheeljack). Still, more power to those that like it.
     
  11. kraven

    kraven Decepticon

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    from what ive seen so far I dont like it. however if i were to consider buying him i would wait for the takara release who will no doubt have better looking flames on the hood.
     
  12. amethysted

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    I like the car mode. The hood is OK... Tribal is so 90's but it looks OK...

    Corny gun, but the shoulder rockets look nice.

    I like the bot legs.

    I would swap out the red head, but it looks like G1 Tracks...

    The arms and wings look mis-transformed. Thats the worts part of the figure IMO...

    I'll wait to see it properly TFd to pass judgement.
     
  13. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    One thing that helped the original Tracks was the narrow roof on the car. It was not as wide as the car body, which helped him look sleeker in bot mode. This version, not being a Corvette, lacks this design feature which makes the bot look too chunky. I know they can't make him look like a Corvette, but if they would have just slimmed down the "cockpit" area, it would have helped TREMENDOUSLY.
     
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    he looks alright. Not ugly, but not great either. I wanna get him because I like the character.
     
  15. Brainchild

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    I hate the roof chest going on. It's really unappealing. And to add insult to injury, they slap a giant grey square on it.
     
  16. mrfang2

    mrfang2 leader of team rejects

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    whys he need 4 arms? he has 2 normal and 2 on his kibble
     
  17. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    After seeing the official pics that were just posted, I am sold on him. Arms look a lot better, and wings look good. I think it is a pretty good representation of his G1 figure.
     
  18. Chaos Prime

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    Yea I'm probably going to buy him as well, even though I'm not 100% thrilled with what I see.


    I agree. I think if the chest was narrowed down, I might like Tracks better.
     
  19. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    The large roof chest is pretty doofy looken. But overall, I still kinda like him.
     
  20. Tigermegatron

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    I didn't even notice the generations tracks wasn't a corvette. the new alt mode looks more like a dodge viper.

    I'm still waiting for hasbro to do the obvious repaint. which is HA Sideswipe into blue with a new head & call it tracks.
     

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