Jetta Transformer Ripping up Beijing

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The Chinese fascination, perhaps better called an obsession, with all things Transformers has not yet reached its peak. The release of the second Transformers movie in China has only served to make the Transformers stronger than before in the PRC, which has resulted in various Autobots doing lucrative product sponsorship on various products from male skin care products to kids cereal. Some companies have run with the Transformers success to push their own business, Citroen for example used a dancing robot to push its new Citroen C4, and then there’s the Beijing mall that used their own home made VW Jetta bot to garner publicity for their own recently opened movie theatre:

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  • Thomas Gilling
    July 12, 2009

    I think that the Volkswagen Jetta is not the ideal car to turn into a Transformer. I would have gone with a least a Buick Excelle or a MG3 SW!

  • CCT
    July 12, 2009

    Buick Excelle? Buick Excelle?

    MADNESS!

    The Excelle is for families, and middle aged men. The Jetta is a cheap, overbuilt, tough car. Its the ultimate autobot! It could take on Devastator all by itself!

  • tomson
    July 13, 2009

    China is still backward with backward mindset, that doesn’t have any kind of style.

    Almost every big cities in China look like Christmas at night with all the neon light. Don’t believe just go to Chongqing and some part of shanghai.

  • Head Honcho
    July 13, 2009

    What does it matter what it is? Buicks are crap. I can’t believe people buy them here. If you want an ugly under powered car get a buick.

  • MichaelW
    July 13, 2009

    That’s funny. I remember that C4 ad from a couple of years ago when they brought out the new C4. Maybe the could do a rerun for the C-Quatre sedan.

  • Steve
    July 13, 2009

    Notice the ‘hardware error’ on the Mcdonalds screen behind!

  • Ed
    July 14, 2009

    @tomson
    Shut your crap, it’s just the same with the U.S., there’s no need to put down China just because it’s got neon lights in the cities. It’s got way more culture than the States.

  • skeletor6662001
    July 22, 2009

    where is it’s head?

  • CCT
    July 22, 2009

    Skeletor… Perhaps the bonnet is its face?

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