Transformers fans who’ve always wanted the 1992 Peterbilt 379 Optimus Prime stunt truck rejoice! This vehicle can now be yours if the price is right, at Barrett Jackson’s next auction. An entire team of artists and illustrators worked tirelessly to come up with just the right look for each robot/vehicle. When the film’s production designer showed Michael Bay a photo of the enormous Peterbilt tractor, he was immediately taken by the lines and size of the truck, even through he know he would face intense criticism for his choice Continue reading for a few more videos of this truck. Click here to view more images of the truck.
“The Peterbilt, a more aggressive truck, was also used as Bay’s tip-of-the-hat to Steven Spielberg’s 1971 film, “Duel.” This vehicle is one of the tractors used. It was a picture and stunt vehicle and is being sold “AS-IS” and “WITH ALL FAULTS” and is subject to execution of a Paramount Waiver,” according to the item description. Barrett Jackson page.