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.

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.


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 the front grille

top view 

accessible interior 

LEGO even added decals 

the full kit with a surfboard and and cooler

a comprehensive four-cylinder air-cooled engine

the front lid opens to showcase the spare tire 



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