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Volt is the name of a fictional character in the Transformers series introduced in 1994. He is a member of the Autobot Laser Rods. A third-party Transformer set was made by Reprolabels that turns one of the Hubcap Transformers into a homage to Volt.
Transformers: Generation 2
Volt (Autovolt in Japan) is the name of an Autobot, a member of the Laser Rods. He turns into a red hotrod.
Volt's tech spec described him a fearless nitro-injected Autobot who loves chasing down Decepticons.
Volt is among the Generation 2 Autobots on Earth under the command of Spark in the 2010 Botcon story Generation 2: Redux.
Volt appeared in the Marvel Generation 2 comics.
Bludgeon, current leader of the Decepticons planned to create an army of Decepticons, so he constructed the bodies of the Rotor Force and Laser Rods. When Megatron killed Bludgeon and took back leadership of the Decepticons, one of his first actions was to steal the Matrix from Optimus Prime. The Matrix was then used to bring the new Decepticons to life.
Volt first appeared in issue #6 as one of the lifeless Decepticon bodies. In issue #7 Rotor Force (Leadfoot, Manta Ray, Powerdive and Ransack) and the Laser Rods (Electro, Jolt, Sizzle and Volt) were sent to steal Rheanimum, a potent substance Megatron intended to use in his quest for power, from the planet Tykos.
Volt, Electro, Manta Ray and Lead Foot left the Decepticons and declared themselves Autobots during their final battle.
- Generation 2 Laser Rod Volt (1994)
- Volt came with a sword accessory and a small light emitting diode which could illuminate it. This toy was released under the name Autovolt in Japan.
- Reprolabels Scout Volt
- Greg Sepelak & Trent Troop (w), Robby Musso (p), Robby Musso & Frank Milkovich (i). "Generation 2: Redux" Transformers Timelines v2, 5 (Summer, 2010), Fort Worth, Texas: Fun Publications
- Brereton, Erin (2006). Transformers: The Fantasy, The Fun, The Future. Triumph Books. ISBN 1572439831.