Bringing the Thunder
No, it's not. There might be a GTS.
They'd probably come up with some way to prevent it from being traded via GTS. Like having it automatically come with a Classic ribbon or something. Totally random example but it gets the point across.
Can't say that I'm liking the new starters much. Not only do all of them recycle aspects of other Pokemon, they do it in a manner that makes them look "cheap" or knock-offish. I can't see myself warming up to any of the designs...
I agree on your point about the starters drawing from previous designs, but you don't even like the grass starter? That thing is pretty badass.