Is this the new Enterprise from Trek XI?

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by CommanderTrip, May 9, 2008.

  1. judexavier

    judexavier Commander Red Shirt

    Mar 18, 2008
    Hot Springs, AR
    "and fins at the back of the nacelles MORE prominent"...!!!??
    and if they painted it pink it'd be a '59 caddy....

  2. Jimmy_C

    Jimmy_C Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 4, 2002
    Los Angeles, CA
  3. Outpost4

    Outpost4 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 22, 2004
    Upper Mississippi River
    I think he's STARTREK11. ;)

    Those nacelles rotate, right?
  4. number6

    number6 Vice Admiral

    I'm willing to bet they "vector," too.;)
  5. ed bush

    ed bush Ensign

    May 12, 2008
    I helped out at toyfair 2008,saw everything,no help from vector,koener or anyone..although I must say their art work is good and pretty close to what was shown,bring on comic-con 2008!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. The Saint

    The Saint Ensign Red Shirt

    Apr 6, 2008
    Cool, I never did like the idea that they actually refit the ship in TMP. With a Koernerprise-esque design, now we can all just dismiss that it wasn't basically the same design from the day Kirk took command until ST:VI.
  7. The Saint

    The Saint Ensign Red Shirt

    Apr 6, 2008
    Dang, you busted us... the Enterprise seen in the trailer isn't actually the one that'll be seen in the film. In point of fact, it actually will look like a '59 Caddy... but we're only baiting the fans into theaters, we're really trying hard to sell this project to everyone else, and... well... no one else really cares, it's just a spaceship. We'll show a lot of cleavage and blow a bunch of stuff up, it'll be hip and trendy.
  8. Tiberius1701

    Tiberius1701 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Sep 18, 2003
    Except that they specifically said that the ship had been refit in TMP and that whole scene where Kirk approaches the Enterprise and marvels at the new look of the ship is one of the best scenes in the film. So, the ship was refit regardless. I think the way the Enterprise looks in the new enhanced TOS episodes, the Enterprise Mirror Universe, and DS9's Trials and Tibbilations shows that the original constitution design can be pulled off just fine.

    However, As for Gabe's Enterprise - since STXI seems at least to be a *visual* reboot (new actors), then I'd be happy with a version like his. In fact, I love Gabe's model so much that I'm probably going to be disappointed in what they actually have in the film, unless it is a true perfect original Constitution. But the proportions of the nacelles and typeface on the ship shown in the preview already exclude that I think.