People who have had a normal childhood must have played with the most common toy – Lego bricks. Some Lego lovers are so obsessed with plastic bricks that they pursue their passion when they grew up. Small Lego toys are one thing, but creating life-like functional replicas with extensive details is painstaking task. Still full-size Lego replicas of cars have made appearances from time to time. We have collected five most incredible Lego cars into a list. We hope, they amuse you.
World’s first full-size drivable Lego car
Super Awesome Micro Project is the world’s first full-size Lego car with a compressed air-powered Lego engine. It can accommodate two passengers and attain a maximum speed of 30 kph. The project was conceived by Steve Sammartino from Melbourne and constructed by 20-year-old Romanian mastermind Raul Oaida. It took 20 months and $22,000 to arrange 500,000 Lego bricks into a functional car.
Made from over 380,000 bricks, it’s one of the most detailed and wonderful Lego replicas. The car had appeared at Le Mans. Half of this Porsche is made entirely out of Lego bricks. It looks more tempting during night when it lights up.
Ludicrous amount of Lego bricks was used to create, perhaps, the most realistic Lego replica of a car. It was created by geeks at Legoland California and assembled at the Lego Systems U.S. headquarters in Connecticut. It’s non-drivable and is installed at Cali theme park to remind people how they ended up there.
This full-size Ferrari F1 car was made entirely of Lego bricks and was unveiled by Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa in Australia in 2013 ahead of the season-opening Melbourne Grand Prix. It’s an incredibly detailed 1:1 scale model of the 2011 Ferrari F150 Italia car. The car was part of promotion between Ferrari and Shell.
Lego Ford Explorer
The lifelike replica of the Ford Explorer took 2,500 hours and 380,000 Lego bricks which were assembled at the Chicago assembly plant. The Legoland Florida-edition Explorer was debuted in Chicago and thereafter moved to the new 150-acre Legoland Florida theme park just outside Orlando.