Following on from the recent launch of the Porsche 911 GT3 Technic kit Lego has this week announced the availability of a new kit in the form of the 2018 Bugatti Chiron which is now available to purchase priced at $350. The 2018 Bugatti Chiron Lego kit features 3,599 pieces, nearly 1,000 more than the 911 and again offers a detailed 1/8 scale kit complete with functioning transmission and a 16-cylinder engine that actually moves.
Open the doors to access the detailed cockpit featuring a Lego Technic 8-speed gearbox with movable paddle gearshift and a steering wheel bearing the Bugatti emblem.“Explore engineering excellence with the LEGO® Technic™ 42083 Bugatti Chiron advanced building set. This exclusive model has been developed in partnership with Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S to capture the essence of the quintessential super sports car, and comes with gleaming aerodynamic bodywork, logoed spoked rims with low-profile tires, and detailed brake discs. The accessible cockpit features a Technic 8-speed gearbox with movable paddle gearshift and a steering wheel bearing the Bugatti emblem. Insert the top speed key and you can switch the active rear wing from handling to top speed position.
“The rear lid affords a glimpse of the detailed W16 engine with moving pistons, while beneath the hood you’ll discover a unique serial number and a compact storage compartment containing a stylish Bugatti overnight bag. This 1:8 scale model comes with a classic Bugatti duo-tone blue color scheme that reflects the brand’s signature color, and a set of stickers for additional detailing. The set is delivered in luxurious box packaging and includes a color collector’s booklet with comprehensive building instructions.”
The complete car measures 14cm high x 56cm long x 25cm wide. For a full gallery of pictures and to purchase jump over to the official Lego shop by following the link below.
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