Have you stopped dreaming about buying a Bugatti Chiron because you think it’s way out of your league? Well, think again.
The new LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron has been unveiled, and though it’s not quite the real thing, this 1:8 scale supercar is available for just £329.99.
The model brings together the iconic design heritage of the French luxury car brand and legendary toy brick makers LEGO.
“I am very excited about this new model,” said Niels B. Christiansen, CEO of the LEGO Group. “Our LEGO designers have done an amazing job capturing the details of this iconic Bugatti design.
“It truly stands as testament that with LEGO bricks you can build anything you can imagine, and an example that with LEGO Technic, you can build for real.
“It’s a huge model that I can’t wait to start building myself. I’ve always been passionate about engineering and this model’s details and design are truly fascinating.”
Stephan Winkelmann, President of Bugatti Automobiles, added: “The LEGO Technic model of the Bugatti Chiron is an expression of a perfect relationship.
“I am impressed at the precision and refinement with which our super sports car has been translated into the LEGO world and I am sure that fans of both LEGO bricks and Bugatti will love this product.”
The Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron replica model measures more than 5” (14cm) high, 22” (56cm) long and 9” (25cm) wide and features 3,599 pieces.
It’s also packed full of intricate details including aerodynamic bodywork with an active rear wing, spoked rims with low-profile tires, a detailed cockpit with movable paddle gearshift, and detailed W16 engine with moving pistons.
There’s also features a speed key which enables you to switch the active rear wing from handling to top speed position.
Each individual model comes personalised with its own unique serial number, carefully stored under the bonnet to unlock special content on LEGO.com/technic.