LEGO designers get nostalgic with comprehensive replica kit of 1960s VW beetle

 

 

 

 

following the success of LEGO’s very detailed replica kit of a porsche ‘911 GT3 RS’, designers at the company created a kit for the classic 1960s volkswagen ‘beetle’. with 1,167 pieces, the model has a number of special features and elements that help recreate the distinctive shape of the car, including an blue color scheme, curved fenders, flat windshield, logos and an comprehensive four-cylinder air-cooled engine and fuel tank.

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the LEGO creator expert ‘VW beetle’ kit

 

 

 

the interior features beige finishes, forward-tilting seats, dashboard and steering wheel. on the roof, LEGO added a rack for the accompanied surfboard and cooler box. all togther, the LEGO creator expert ‘VW beetle’ kit is 15 centimeters high, 29 centimeters long and 12 centimeters wide, and provides a challenging build with added sentimentality.

 

video courtesy of FBTBnet

 

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 the front grille

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top view 

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accessible interior 

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LEGO even added decals 

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the full kit with a surfboard and and cooler

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a comprehensive four-cylinder air-cooled engine

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the front lid opens to showcase the spare tire 

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[h/t: brickset]

  • Wow – this looks amazing – so much detail – and loving the engine bay. I can see this being really popular – just like the splitscreen camper lego kit!

    Nathalie - Buttercup Bus says:

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