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WATCH: This awesome, life-size Lego F1 racer sold for R1-million!

2019-02-13 11:12

Robin Classen

Lego F1 car

Image: Ruptly

A life-sized Renault Formula 1 car made out of 313 000 Lego bricks was sold for R1-million at an auction in Paris.

The black and yellow liveried car was modelled using a metal frame as a base and also comes fitted with four real-life Pirelli tyres.

Near-perfect example

At first glance, it looks very much like the real thing with so much attention to detail found in the cockpit and sticker decals on the body.

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All proceeds of the auction go to UNICEF.

Daniel Ricciardo or Nico Hulkenberg wouldn't look out of place in this toy version.

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