The Cars Behind the Autobots from the Original Transformers

Someone was kind enough to collect and show us the car behind every car-transforming Autobot from the original Transformers series (1984 to 1987). If you make it all the way to the bottom, the infographic also states the brands most used by the Autobots. In case you’re interested in finding out right away. Here they are.

The most brands used by the Autobots:

Winner = Nissan

Prowl: 1979 Nissan 280ZX Police Car

Ratchet: 1979 Nissan Onebox Vanette Ambulance

Ironhide: 1978 Nissan Onebox Vanette

Bluestreak: 1974 Nissan 280ZX

Streetwise: Nissan 300ZX Z31 Police Car

Runner-up=  Lamborghini

Sideswipe: 1974 Lamborghini Countach LP500S

Sunstreaker: 1994 Super-Tuned Lamborghini Countach LP500S

Red Alert: Lamborghini Countach LP500S

Counterpunch: Lamborghini Diablo


Hound: 1943 Mitsubishi J59 Military Jeep

Grapple: 1951 Mitsubishi Fuso Crane Truck

Inferno: 1955 Mitsubishi Fuso Fire Truck

Hot Spot:  Mitsubishi Fuso Fire Truck


Trailbreaker: 1985 Toyota 4WD Hilux

Hoist: 1984 Toyota 4WD Hilux Tow Truck

First Aid: Toyota Hiace


Windcharger: 1984 Pontiac Trans Am

Tailgate: 1985 Pontiac Trans Am

Punch: Pontiac Fiero

Land Rover

Brawn: 1969 Land Rover

Outback: Series III Land Rover


Bumblebee: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Goldbug: 1994 Volkswagen Beetle

See image below for the full infographic.

Original Transformers Autobots
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