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Lego Technic Sets Thread

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LEGO Group reveal the latest model to line up on the grid, the LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari 488 GTE “AF CORSE #51”. Having delivered prestigious wins for the Prancing Horse in the world’s toughest endurance races, the racetrack icon is replicated in minute detail to encapsulate the same unmistakeable Italian spirit as its real-life counterpart.

This racing car model is packed with authentic features and beautiful design elements making it a true expression of Ferrari’s endurance racer. The fierce looking model features front and rear suspension, aerodynamic curves, a V8 engine with moving pistons and a steering wheel emblazoned with the Prancing Horse badge to help the model truly come alive. Original race number, sponsor stickers and the authentic Tricolore paintjob add the perfect finish to this epic model.

Designed to help LEGO fans and those who love motor racing experience the thrills of life in the fast lane, this 48cm (19 in) long racing model is crafted from 1,677 LEGO Technic elements making it a rewarding and absorbing build for older builders aged 18+ who love endurance racing, motorsport and Ferrari cars. Once complete, builders can take it out for a spin or proudly display it for spectators.

The LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” will be available from January 1st 2021 from LEGO.com, LEGO stores and other retailers globally, priced at $169.99/€179,99/£169.99.

”Having the chance to recreate a Ferrari in LEGO Technic form is an absolute childhood dream come true” says Lars Krogh Jensen, Designer, LEGO Technic. “Ferrari is renowned for their truly incredible vehicles so I knew I had to push the boundaries of the LEGO Technic system to do justice to the dominating racetrack idol. This model captures the sophisticated silhouettes of the iconic car while paying homage to its engineering powers to capture the true essence of the 488 GTE. The build is a great challenge for any fan who appreciates excellent design and is interested in learning more about the engineering and technology that goes into crafting such an impressive car.”

Alessandro Pier Guidi, Ferrari Competizioni GT Official driver, commented: “When I was a kid I played quite often with LEGO bricks, so when I saw this reproduction of the Ferrari 488 GTE I was really impressed, especially considering some of the features they managed to replicate. I have to say that to see a LEGO Technic model of a car that I raced and carried my name on has made me very proud.”

The LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” is the first LEGO Technic model to be designed with Ferrari and continues the more than 15 year-long partnership between the two brands.

LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” (42125)
January 1st 2021
LEGO.com,
$169.99/€179,99/£169.99
1,677 Pieces

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LEGO Group unveiled the latest LEGO Technic™ model with its new legendary addition of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

This first-ever LEGO model of a Jeep SUV has the same off-road capabilities of the actual vehicle making it perfect for those auto enthusiasts looking for thrilling adventure from building to high-performance action.

Key features of the 665-piece model include:
- 4x4 systems
- Rugged tires
- Fold-down rear seats
- Classic seven-slot grille in LEGO Technic form
- Button operated front steering system
- Powerful axle-articulation suspension
- Black and Yellow color scheme paintjob throughout

Retailing at $49.99, the LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler set will be available in the US beginning January 1st, 2021 in LEGO stores and on LEGO.com

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Ready for the ultimate smashing, crushing, gravity-defying monster truck experience? In the latest LEGO® news, we are doing doughnuts and poppin’ wheelies with excitement for the debut of new LEGO® Technic™ Monster Jam® sets coming out January 1, 2021.

There will be two new sets in the partnership series, including the Monster Jam® Max-D® and Monster Jam® Grave Digger®.

Monster Jam® Max-D® (#42119)

230 pieces
Age 7+
$19.99 USD
Get ready for victory in the Monster Jam® arena with this epic LEGO® Technic™ Monster Jam Max-D® set. Put Max-D to the test recreating the speed and stunts of one of the world’s greatest monster trucks. Check out Max-D’s famous wild look with spikes and fire graphics. Pull back to send the truck racing. When you're ready to try something new, rebuild the truck into a cool quad bike.
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Monster Jam® Grave Digger® (#42118)
212 pieces
Ages 7+
$19.99 USD
Ready for the ultimate smashing, crushing, gravity-defying monster truck experience? Then strap in and prepare for the performance of a lifetime with the LEGO® Technic™ Monster Jam® Grave Digger®. See the ghost and fire details, just like on the real truck. Huge tires and pull-back action make high-speed jumps and flips easy. Time for something new? Rebuild your truck into an off-road buggy.
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After unveiling the game-changing 9X8 hypercar last year, Team Peugeot TotalEnergies has embraced a new engineering challenge – recreating the epic new hybrid hypercar in LEGO® Technic™ form. Car enthusiasts and LEGO lovers - say hello to the LEGO® Technic™ PEUGEOT 9X8 24H Le Mans Hybrid Hypercar.


In a feat of engineering excellence, the design teams from LEGO Group and Peugeot Sport have created a precise 1:10 scale version of the pioneering 9X8 hypercar. From the sleek silhouette down to the lime flashes on the livery, this new LEGO Technic model brings the allure of the 9X8 to life. The 9X8 demonstrates PEUGEOT’s pursuit of electrification and embodies the brand’s zest for competition at the highest level.


The real-life 4-wheel drive hypercar has been replicated in a simplified build in this new model, which contains the V6 engine connected to the rear wheels and a simple build LEGO Technic replica of the electric motor connected to the front wheels, which is not battery driven. The model also sports the hypercar’s unique doors, low-emission hybrid powertrain Technic cables, powerful suspension, and elegant profile. Fantastic details such as glow-in-the-dark light elements truly capture the thrill of racing.


Speaking about the 1,775-piece marvel, Kasper René Hansen, Designer at the LEGO Group said:


“Our two brands have come together to create a product that celebrates a new era of hybrid racing and engineering. Recreating the shapes and details of such an elegant car using LEGO Technic elements wasn’t an easy feat, but it’s been an honour to work so creatively with the Team Peugeot TotalEnergies on this one and I’m proud that together we have been able to build the hypercar for real in LEGO Technic form.”


Olivier Jansonnie, Technical Director PEUGEOT Sport:


“Our technical cooperation with the LEGO Group started in January 2022, 5 months before the PEUGEOT 9X8 reveal. It took one year to fully develop the project with the technical and design teams, allowing us to directly transpose the technical details of the PEUGEOT 9X8 to the LEGO Technic model. It was very important for both brands to create a model that is as realistic as possible. PEUGEOT, Peugeot Sport and the LEGO teams had numerous meetings about the development of the suspension and hybrid systems that cannot be replicated from photos. We thank the LEGO Group for this project, we are very proud and impressed by the final result that is more than we could have imagined.”


This latest addition to the LEGO Technic series measures over 5 in. (13 cm) high, 9 in. (22 cm) wide, and 19.5 in. (50 cm) long when fully built and is sure to provide a thrilling ride for racing and LEGO fans alike.


The LEGO version of the race car model was revealed at the first FIA World European Championship race in Portugal ahead of the real-life car taking to the tracks in preparation for its highly anticipated appearance at the Le Mans 24 Hour race on June 10th-11th.


The LEGO® Technic™ PEUGEOT 9X8 24H Le Mans Hybrid Hypercar set will be available via LEGO Stores and www.LEGO.com and through the PEUGEOT dealership network from 1st May.

Product info: (42156)
Age
: 18+
Measurements: over 5 in. (13 cm) high, 19.5 in. (50 cm) long and 9 in. (22 cm) wide
Product name: LEGO® Technic™ PEUGEOT 9X8 24H Le Mans Hybrid Hypercar
Pieces: 1,775
Price: 199.99€/$199.99/£169.99

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