Turkish Company Builds Real-World Transformers

Turkish company Letvision has created the real-world equivalent of Transformers — minus the sentience.

Called Letrons, these remote-controlled cars transform from a BMW into a functioning robot, according to the company’s official website (via The Awesomer).

In its robot form, Letrons can rotate their heads 120 degrees and perform “speech and movement abilities in real time” thanks to camera integration. The Letrons are also able to move their arms, wrists, and individual fingers, but not the legs — Letvision notes that functionality could be added if “reasonable funding is provided for a new research and development project,” though.

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