Michael Bay still lies and TF4's Optimus Prime still looks like shit

Did you believe Michael Bay when he said Transformers 4 would star "brand new, re-envisioned and remodeled Autobots"? Did you think that perhaps the Transformers would return in some way to the iconic designs of your youth? Did you think Bay might at least drop Optimus' flame decals, the truck equivalent of tribal tattoos? YOU FOOL.

You're looking at the "brand new, re-envisioned and remodeled Autobot" leader Optimus Prime in his truck mode from the set of Transformers 4 (courtesy of our pals at Jalopnik, who also have pics of a few other new Autobots in vehicle mode). Below, for reference, is Optimus' truck mode from Transformers 1-3 as seen at a recent Botcon:

Michael Bay still lies and TF4's Optimus Prime still looks like shit

OH THE TREMENDOUS CHANGE. OH, WHAT A BRAVE NEW WORLD OF EXPLOSIONS AND ROBOTS WITH TESTICLES THAT WE LIVE IN. Are you fucking kidding me? This isn't a goddamned "brand new, re-envisioned and remodeled Autobot", it's a fucking "Can You Find 6 Differences in These Two Pictures?" game.