You may’ve missed it for those who tuned into the Super Bowl after the pre-game festivities have been achieved, however Porsche and the “Transformers” film franchise are linking up for a brand new Autobot. The pre-Tremendous Bowl industrial that aired confirmed off a Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 named Mirage.
Porsche fanatics are doubtless already watering on the mouth seeing the Carrera RS 3.8 in any setting. The legendary mannequin was a homologation particular for the three.8 RSR racecar and was solely produced in very low portions by Porsche’s Racing division. Porsche made a ton of modifications to the much less excessive 964 Carrera RS to get to the Carrera RS 3.8, cementing it as a corridor of fame-worthy mannequin in Porsche historical past.
In “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” the Carrera RS 3.8 is painted silver with a blue stripe and seems to have the flexibility to clone itself as a disguise mechanism. The few clips of motion within the industrial present the 911 drifting, dodging boulders and going off a bounce. Porsche is seemingly deeply built-in with this automobile selection, as even the identify of the film makes use of the Porsche crest because the “O” in “Transformers.”
You could be questioning why the industrial options such an outdated 911 and never a brand new model, but there’s a simple clarification. This “Transformers” film is ready within the Nineties, when the Carrera RS 3.8 was a brand new mannequin.
The trailer says that “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” is ready to launch in theaters June 9.