Parry Game Preserve has received their answers from the first round of the 2010 Hasbro Transformers Q&A. Of interest is the answer to their question regarding if there was a repaint of the upcoming Transformers Generations Drift planned.
Preserve: At Toy Fair this year, a Classics 3.0 Drift was shown. Has a redeco/retool been planned for this toy at this time? Hasbro: Yes, we have planned a redeco for this item. So to beat you to your next question, it will be Blurr. We have tooled up a new head and weapons for him and let us say, he looks awesome!
Preserve: What design considerations did the team discuss to bring the character Lockdown from the Transformers Animated world over to the Revenge of the Fallen line?
Hasbro: Basically, it started out as the designer of ROTF Lockdown liked the design execution of Animated Lockdown and translating this fan favorite into a realistically stylized vehicle. Incidentally, he was already working on the DLX version of Ratchet and needed a mortal enemy.
He took great care in keeping the iconic design elements from the animated figure (spikes, crazy face, signature vehicle