Land Rover has unveiled a surprising “assembly required” accessory to celebrate the announcement of their new Defender: a highly detailed miniature facsimile outfitted with the rugged and recognizable silhouette of the world’s most iconic 4×4 recreated as a realistic and fully kitted out LEGO Technic model.
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There are 2,573 pieces that come together to form the authentic-looking model of the Land Rover Defender. Body panels, rims, four-wheel drive with three differentials, fully independent suspension, a working winch, and LEGO Technic’s most sophisticated gearbox yet are faithfully reproduced.
With every LEGO element, children can build anything they can imagine. I’m very excited about this new model – a truly impressive job done by our LEGO Group designers. Together with Land Rover, we’ve blended elements, design and innovative engineering into a set that shows the boundless creativity of LEGO play, and that with LEGO Technic you can build for real.
– Niels Henrik Horsted, Marketing Director at the LEGO Group
The new LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender will be available to purchase for $199.99 from local Land Rover retailers and LEGO online from October 1, 2019.