Bumblebee Chevy Camaro Gets a New Look – This Week in Automotive News
Check Out the New Bumblebee Chevy Camaro
Bumblebee, the beloved transformer from the Transformer series, has a whole new look. In recent movies, Bumblebee has always been a Chevrolet Camaro in one form or another. The latest installment of the Bumblee Chevy Camaro has received mixed reviews.
This Camaro is an edgy yellow and black coupe, with a lot of additional flare compared to the production model. Fans of the original Transformer cartoon series often complain about GM’s version, as Bumblebee was a Volkswagen Beetle in the original series.
The new Bumblebee Chevy Camaro will make its debut in Transformers: The Last Knight in June of 2017.
All Signs Point to a New Toyota Supra
When you think of ‘90s tuner cars, the Toyota Supra will almost certainly come to mind. The 1998 model year was the last Toyota Supra we saw. Toyota recently trademarked the Supra name in Europe. Back in 2014, they trademarked the name in the US. All signs are pointing toward a Supra comeback
BMW and Toyota are allegedly working on a Supra project together. This sports car will be a Z4/Z5 under the BMW nameplate. Toyota released the Toyota FT-1 Concept back in 2014 (see below), and we expect the new Supra to reflect the design of this concept.
The Tesla Model S Drops $5,550 off Price Tag
The old base price of the Tesla Model S was $71,500. Tesla is now offering consumers a Model S with a 60 kWh battery pack option which comes with a base price of $66,000. This battery will have a range over 200 miles, compared to over 300 miles in the top version. This car will run 0-60 in about 5.5 seconds. Tesla buyers that just can’t wait for the more affordable Tesla Model 3 will have a hard time resisting this new price reduction.
2017 Mazda CX-3 Crossover Priced at $19,960
All new in 2016, the new 2017 Mazda CX-3 crossover will have a base price of $19,960. This highly acclaimed Mazda will feature a 146 hp SKYACTIV-G 2.0L 4-cylinder engine across the lineup. The top CX-3 Grand Touring model is priced at $24,990, with other add-ons available. Known for its spirited driving character, we expect CX-3 sales to continue to rise as the crossover market gains popularity.
For more information on the new 2017 Mazda CX-3, see Mazda’s press release.