Chinese Fans Make Citroen C2 Transformer

Sui Lulu, Zhang Yiming and Li Wei, from Nanjing city, have created their own version of a transformer from a Citroen C2 car; they named the 15ft Transformer X2.


(Chinese fans build Citroen C2 transformer)

"We are huge Transformers fans, and grew up with them on TV and in comic books. We always wanted to have our own transformer, a real one," says graphic designer Sui Lulu.

"We originally wanted to make the figure of Optimus Prime, who is transformed from a truck. But we calculated that the final figure would be around seven stories high, and we couldn't find room for it. So we went with the Citroen C2."

Because of financial constraints, their transformer can't do very much actual transforming. "The legs bend, since we installed two hydraulic pressure rods, and the finger joints move. Also, we added a pedrail to his feet," he said.


(Chinese transformer fans transform Citroen C2)

I find myself wondering if they had seen this commercial for the Citroen C4 first.


(Citroen C4 transformer commercial video)

Since I know you can't resist more cool Citroen C4 transmformer videos, see the ice skating transformer video. Via Spluch.

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