Video Of The Week — Letvision's BMW Letron Is Almost As Good As Optimus Prime

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Antimon BMW Letron (Photo Credit:

Turkish technology company Letvision recently revealed a working prototype of a real-life transformer that will make all Autobot and Decepticon fans swoon! The company says the idea to build the Letrons came about during a brainstorming session to create a unique and futuristic project. It took the team of twelve engineers and four supporting technicians, eight months to build the first prototype, unveiled in late September.

Antimon in its full glory (Photo Credit:

Called Antimon, the life-size BMW Letron is fitted with hydraulic controls that allow for neck and head, as well as arm and hand movements. Though the first version of Letron is unable to walk, the engineers believe they can add the functionality to future models.

Tantal letron still in development (Photo Credit:

Letvision says the BMW Antimon and prototypes of Letrons featuring other car brands currently being developed, are all available for purchase. Given that the remote controlled car is not drivable in traffic means that Letrons are not going to save the world any time soon. But this tiny limitation is probably not going to prevent avid fans from snatching up these real-life transformers as rapidly as they can.


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  • UKNOWNThursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:40 am
    • riman06
      riman06Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:02 am
      sweet I just wish by time im 16 they will be like actual transformers
      • JordenThursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:21 am
        I wish i had one 👍👍👍
        • KordenThursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:19 am
          In wish i had one👍👍👍
          • MeThursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:18 am
            hey could i get one
            • StarscreamWednesday, October 11, 2017 at 4:21 pm
              Silas already made a fully functional one. Seriously guys you think this is good just try being an actual transformer,like me.
              • nb240594
                nb240594Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 5:47 am
                autobots! lets see if this guy is good!
                • beasty6Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 9:01 am
                  i want that
                  • christianMonday, September 18, 2017 at 11:49 am
                    like it
                    • Dillion SESMonday, September 18, 2017 at 9:53 am
                      Optimus is still coll then that robot

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