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What’s the Buzz, Camaro?

Chevy launches Bumblebee pony car just in time for Transformers 3.

by on Jun.27, 2011

Chevrolet pays homage to the latest installment of the Transformers series with the Bumblebee-colored Camaro special edition.

Chevrolet aims to get a lot of buzz with the new Bumblebee Camaro, which it hopes will ride the wave as one of the summer movie season’s anticipated blockbusters, Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon, rolls into theaters across the country.

The black-and-gold Camaro honors Bumblebee, one of the Autobots from the Tranformers series, which can readily transform themselves from cars to fighting machines in the seeming blink of an eye.  The good news is that you don’t have be Shia Labeouf to drive one.

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The 2012 Transformers Special Edition Camaro starts out as either a Camaro 2LS or 2SS with the RS Appearance Package.  Cough up another $3,000 and you’’ get not only Bumblebee’s exterior color scheme but a special rear spoiler, black-out 20-inch alloy wheels with Autobot logo center caps, and fender-mounted Autobot badges.


First Look: 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Transformers Special Edition

Just don't turn get a speeding ticket from the Decepticons.

by on Jul.22, 2009

Chevrolet brings the Bumblebee Camaro, from the movie Transformers, to life - as a $995 option package.

Chevrolet brings the Bumblebee Camaro, from the movie Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen, to life - as a $995 special edition package.

Boys never outgrow their toys.  And while most men of driving age probably won’t be caught zoom-zooming with a Matchbox car, Chevrolet is giving them another way to pretend they’re Optimus Prime, in this case with the 2010 Transformers Edition of the new and wildly popular Chevy Camaro.

“When the first Transformers movie was setting box office records, we had countless customers asking to buy the Bumblebee Camaro” that played a critical role in the action film, says Chevrolet marketing director Karen Rafferty.  “Now they can buy one.”

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The Transformers Edition can be equipped with either a 3.6-liter V-6 or the 426-horsepower 6.2-liter V-8, and a variety of high-tech features, including Bluetooth technology, XM Satellite Radio and OnStar.