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WATCH: Lego built an incredible full-size Bugatti that you can totally drive!

2018-08-31 07:14
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Fancy owning a Bugatti? Well now you can at least in the form of a drivable Lego version of the Chiron hypercar comprising more than 1-million tiny bricks.

The Leogo Technic model can accomodate two passengers inside and accelerate to more than 20km/h

It's packed with 2304 motors and 4032 Lego Technic gear wheels, the engine of this 1.5 ton car is generates about 3.8kW and an estimated torque of 92Nm.


Lego Bugatti Chiron: facts and figures

More 1 000 000 LEGO elements in total 
339 types of LEGO TECHNICelements used 
No glue used in the assembly 
Total weight: 1500kg 
Engine contains:
2304 LEGO Power Function Motors
4032 LEGOTECHNICgear wheels 
2016 LEGOTECHNICcross axles 
Theoretical performance - 3.8kW 
Estimated Torque - 92Nm
Functional rear spoiler (using both LEGO Power Functions and Pneumatics) 
Functional speedometer built entirely from LEGOTECHNICelements 
13 438-man hours used on development and construction
The model comes with real Bugatti Chiron wheels and emblem


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Lena Dixen, Senior Vice President of Product and Marketing at the Lego Group , said: "This life-size model is a first of its kind in so many ways and with it, we wanted to push the boundaries of our own imagination. For over 40 years, Lego Technic has allowed fans of all ages to test their creativity with a building system that challenges them to go beyond just creating new designs, to also engineering new functions. 

"Our Technic designers and the engineers from the Kladno factory in the Czech Republic, the place which also builds the impressive models for Lego Stores and Legoland parks, have done an amazing job both at recreating the Chiron’s iconic shapes and making it possible to drive this model. It’s a fascinating example of the Lego Technic building system in action and its potential for creative reinvention."

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