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lego A suspension design that allows to have a remotely locked differential without adding extra width.

If you are into LEGO RC models you will be happy to discover that he legendary Technic designer Sariel has just addressed the well-known problem of open LEGO differentials, which are prone to slip situations (when one wheel has less traction than the other, it becomes the only driven wheel on the axle which can stop the whole vehicle) and which can be locked but this results in very wide suspension units which are unusable for most models.

As you can see in the video below, moving the differential up, however, it’s possible to keep the suspension’s width unchanged at the cost of added height.

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LEGO Ideas: Grand Piano makes music - set 21323

Today LEGO revealed the Grand Piano (set 21323): a highly-sophisticated and playable concert piano featuring authentic details and Powered Up App.

With a 3662 blocks, the Grand Piano is the biggest LEGO Ideas set created by number of elements. It can be played in either a “user play” toy piano mode (where hitting any key produces the next note in a selected song) or in an “auto-play” mode (where the piano moves randomized keys while the app produces music like a player piano).

LEGO Ideas Grand Piano makes music set 21323

The Grand Piano, which measures over 22,5cm high, 30,5cm wide and 35,5cm deep when closed, is another example of LEGO moving into the hobby sets for adults.

I could be wrong but I feel this is what companies like TAMIYA should do to get back in the hearths and wallets of adult hobby fans. At the end LEGO huge success among kids and adults is the demonstration that people are ready to put down their smartphones and build a kit with their hands.

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In a couple of weeks LEGO will release the Technic Concrete Mixer Truck (set 42112). With 8 robust wheels, a moving motor, opening driver’s cab and large mixing drum, it looks just like the real thing.  With 1163 pieces, users will enjoy a challenging build before exploring all the features of the concrete mixer truck, including 100 1×1 LEGO system bricks to use as the concrete.

Our friend Sariel, the most famous LEGO Technic fan in the World, couldn’t miss the chance to build this set and review it. Check his video blow!

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LEGO: life-size Ducati Panigale V4 R video!

ITALY – Today LEGO and Ducati have surprised us again, presenting the only model in the world of Borgo Panigale’s Red motorcycle 1/1, built with LEGO Technic bricks by the artist Riccardo Zangelmi. Riccardo, who is the only Italian artist recognized as a “LEGO Certified Professional”, build this life-sized replica completely by hand with 15000 bricks!

The Ducati Panigale V4 R and its “twin” built with LEGO Technic elements were placed side by side on 19th June at the Circuit in Modena.

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LEGO: new 10277 Crocodile Locomotive

Boom! LEGO has revealed the 10277 Crocodile Locomotive set designed for adult train fans. This replica of the iconic Swiss train is made up of 1,271 pieces used to create the brown electric locomotive, a buildable display base, an informational placard (with technical details of the locomotive) and two minifigs.

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Lego supercar

LEGO just released the incredible 1/8 scale replica of the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 so our friend Sariel, the most famous LEGO Technic fan in the World, decided to compare it to the other two LEGO supercars: the 42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS and the 42083 Bugatti Chiron.

Which is the best LEGO supercar? Let’s find out in the video below!

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