Optimus Prime, the leader of the "Autobots" from the planet Cybertron in the famous "Transformer" movie series.
- The BBC Optimus Prime tractor is 126-in
- Stratosphere sleeper roof is 54-in. high
- Eaton 10-speed manual
- Powered by a DD15 Detroit engine
- The official Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime movie vehicle from Western Star Trucks
- The truck was engineered in Portland, Oregon
- Has a bumper sticker that says 'My other ride is a Dinobot'.
Western Star Again Teams Up with Paramount Pictures for New “Transformers: The Last Knight” Movie
08/08/2016 - Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
FORT MILL, S.C. – August 8, 2016 – Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is hitting the silver screen once again. Paramount Pictures’ upcoming “Transformers: The Last Knight” will feature the heroic Optimus Prime based off the new Western Star 5700XE truck model. A Western Star 4900EX wrecker will also be joining the cast as the Decepticon Onslaught. Directed by Michael Bay, “Transformers: The Last Knight” is the latest film in the global blockbuster franchise and is scheduled for release in June 2017.
“We’re excited and grateful for the opportunity to work with Michael Bay, Paramount and Hasbro again on the next installment of Transformers,” said Andy Johnson, brand manager for Western Star. “The response to the Optimus Prime trucks from our customers, dealers and employees – as well as from the general public – has been fantastic. We couldn’t have asked for a better opportunity to introduce the world to the all-new 5700XE.”
Developed specially for the Transformers film series, the Optimus Prime truck incorporates the distinctive styling found on the 5700XE. Western Star’s most aerodynamic truck, the 5700XE is tough and powerful, making it the natural choice to portray the leader of the heroic Autobots.
Noted Johnson: “Optimus Prime is, hands down, one of the coolest trucks we’ve ever built.”
The 5700XE truck that appeared in the last installment of the “Transformers” franchise has since toured North America, making appearances at trade shows, customer events and charity functions.
“Transformers: The Last Knight” opens in theaters on June 23, 2017 in North America.