An Autobot is a member of the peaceable Transformers
race known as Autobots
. Usually, Autobots could transform into cars
or other land vehicles. This wasn't a hard and fast rule; many Autobots turned into things besides cars, such as Skyfire
, who turned into a jet plane; Sky Lynx
, who transformed into a space shuttle and a lynx; and Perceptor
who turned into a microscope.
Several sub-groups of Autobots existed, such as the Dinobots
, the Aerialbots
, the Protectobots
, and the Technobots.
Famous Autobots include Optimus Prime
, Rodimus Prime
, and Grimlock