Takara has some great stuff coming this December! Here is a scan showing the upcoming MP-12 Sideswipe. Not only will they be making Sideswipe, but they are also releasing his mold-brother Red Alert! As if that wasn't enough, they are teasing with a silhouette of Soundwave as the MP-13! They are all scheduled for release this December. No prototype shots yet, but if these CAD renderings are any indication, they are doing good.
Preorder prices for Sideswipe/Red Alert started at $140 when scans showed up, but they have since dropped to $83.99 at BBTS.com. Soundwave is a bit more expensive at $139.99. I don't care for the prices since for me these are must haves. Red Alert not so much but Sideswipe yes and for Soundwave YES. Most likely these will be coming to the US as Hasbro versions at a slightly easier-on-the-wallet pricing.