Movie News: Bumblebee Willys Jeep for sale via ScreenUsed
Screen Used is a site dedicated to selling movie props and one of their latest entries may be of interest to Transformers fans. In their current catalog they list the Bumblebee Willys Jeep, the vehicle used for Bumblebee's vehicle mode before he takes on his VW Beetle form! The description also gives us a bit of a clue as to story elements in the film (SPOILERS):
In the new movie, yet to hit theaters later this year in 2018, Bumblebee starts off as a Willys Jeep in the forest fighting off military and Decepticons. Rumor is that he is damaged and right before shutting down scans a Volkswagen Beetle. He then continues through the rest of the movie as a Beetle
This is the hero Jeep that was used as Bumblebee in the first part of the movie. It was custom-made with painted on dirt and distressing. The Willys Jeep measures approximately 132" long, 62" wide, 64" tall, and has some bright red tape marks on it for lining up computer graphics in post production. The vehicle starts and drives well. This is your chance to own the very first vehicle Bumblebee becomes when he reaches Earth. To see the first trailer for the movie click the link below (note that Bumblebee has Jeep body parts towards the end of the trailer):
This vehicle is sold with a Bill of Sale only, no title or registration.
Special shipping arrangements for this lot. Once you have arranged your choice of packing and shipping vendor, ScreenUsed will coordinate with them for pickup.
Opening bid: $15,000
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