At the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019 LEGO has officially unveiled the Technic Land Rover Defender: an incredible 2.573 piece replica of the legendary 4×4 vehicle. Developed in partnership with Land Rover, this is the very first LEGO Technic model in olive green, it has working steering, 4-speed sequential gearbox, All Wheel Drive with 3 differentials, independent suspension and a working winch.
Niels Henrik Horsted, LEGO Marketing Director said: “I’m very excited about this new model – a truly impressive job done by our LEGO designers. Together with Land Rover, we’ve blended elements, design and innovative engineering into a set that shows the boundless creativity of LEGO play, and that with LEGO Technic you can build for real.”
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Joe Sinclair, Director of Branded Goods and Licensing at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “The Land Rover Defender and LEGO brand are both iconic across the world, and the launch of New Defender felt like the perfect time to bring them together. The level of detail and engineering that has gone into creating this LEGO model perfectly reflects the work of our own designers and engineers who have been so dedicated to bringing a motoring icon back for the 21st century.”
The LEGO Technic replica of the Land Rover Defender echoes the original vehicle with a host of realistic elements and functions, including authentic body panels and rims, four-wheel drive with three differentials, fully independent suspension, a working winch and LEGO Technic’s most sophisticated gearbox yet – all designed to provide an engrossing and rewarding building experience for car lovers and LEGO fans alike.