Many Star Wars fans may not remember the many action figures released in the 1970s by Kenner, but for those who do, this Millennium Falcon toy may bring back some memories. Despite the original Star Wars film being released in May 1977, Kenner was not prepared for the unprecedented response to the film and the high demand for toys, mainly due to George Lucas’s hesitation to provide character / vehicle designs for fear his creations would be copied by rivals.
The newest LEGO Technic model has been revealed and it’s a highly detailed Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, complete with a 4×4 system, rugged tires, fold-down rear seats as well as the classic seven-slot grille in brick form. Once you complete this 665-piece model, you’ll find a button operated front steering system and a powerful axle-articulation suspension, all packaged into a yellow-and-black color scheme.
The LEGO Technic (42125) Ferrari 488 GTE “AF CORSE #51″ is the latest set in their supercar lineup, and it has lots of authentic features and stunning design elements found on the endurance racer. Not just a static model, it boasts front / rear suspension, an aerodynamic body kit, a V8 engine that sports moving pistons, a steering wheel adorned with the Prancing Horse badge, original race number, sponsor stickers and of course, the authentic tricolor paint job.
If you’re a LEGO fan that loves challenges, the new Colosseum set should provide you with countless hours of building fun. Why? It’s the largest LEGO set yet, consisting of 9,036 pieces. No detail was spared, as it recreates the incredible architecture of the original Roman amphitheater. Featuring three distinct stories, each of which are adorned with the columns of the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders, faithfully recreated in LEGO brick form.
The LEGO Mos Eisley Cantina set brings one of the Skywalker saga’s most iconic locations to life, complete with smugglers, musicians, bounty hunters and Jedi Knights. At 3,187-pieces, the set stands over 7.5” (19cm) high, 20.5” (52cm) wide and 23” (58cm) deep when fully built and opened. That’s right, you can open up the set’s removable roof to view its details or even act Star Wars: A New Hope scenes using the included mini-figures.