Designed in partnership with McLaren, the LEGO Group has just unveiled the LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car #42141 set, a 25.5-inch-long and 10.5-inch-wide F1 replica made from a staggering 1,432 bricks. The set celebrates McLaren’s iconic papaya livery worn on the MCL35M race cars throughout the 2021 F1 season and comes with some pretty nifty details, including a real V6 engine made from LEGO bricks, complete with moving pistons!
Designers: LEGO and McLaren Racing
The LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car is a collaborative design effort between LEGO and the McLaren Racing design team. Built with highly realistic detail, the car comes with its own LEGO V6 engine with moving pistons, cockpit-activated steering, suspension and differential lock. For more realism, the automobile even sports the logos of the partner brands and sponsors on the body of the car, and even the semi-open cockpit which is now a standard in Formula 1!
“We are delighted to unveil the unique LEGO Technic model of our McLaren F1 car, a fun and engaging product that celebrates our 2021 season livery while providing fans with a hands-on interpretation of the new 2022 F1 car design,” said James Key, technical. Director of McLaren Racing. “The final product looks fantastic, and we can’t wait to make it available to our fans.”
The LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car #42141 set will be available from March 1, 2022, priced at $179.99.