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Looks like October first will be the “LEGO Pick day”!  After the Technic replica of the legendary Ford Raptor F150 the Danish company announced a LEGO Creator Pickup Truck set (10290) to hit the shelves on the same day. Packed with details, this true-to-life model recreates the vintage pickup truck shape with its rounded lines. This set is part of a collectible series of buildable models for adults who appreciate beautiful design and immersive building experiece.

Explore the model to discover realistic pickup truck features like a stepside bed, opening doors and tailgate and removable wooden side railings.

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After summer LEGO is going to released a super detailed Technic replica of the Ford Raptor F150 (42126), one of the more recognizable Ford trucks. According to the leaked image this set will have 1,379 pieces and will be released on October 1st for 139.99€.

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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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