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 LEGO Technic 42096 Porsche 911 RSR

Exactly three years after LEGO’s legendary 42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Billund’s designers choose to create a replica of the 911 RSR. This new set includes 1,580 pieces and is already on sale in Japan (will be available on December 26, while American AFOLs will have to wait till January first to buy it).

This new replica has been developed in partnership with Porsche, this authentic replica captures the vehicle’s powerful appearance with its sharp contours and aerodynamic detailing, including a rear wing with ‘swan neck’ mounts, extended rear diffuser and specially designed side mirrors.

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  Lego Technic: RC JCB 5CX Wastemaster Backhoe Loader

Our friend Sariel (the legendary LEGO Technic designer who authored several books) created a wonderful Radio Controlled replica of a large JCB backhoe loader. This MOC features 4×4 drive with 3 steering modes, 6 remotely operated pneumatic circuits, cabin with interior, external pneumatic remote, lights and custom stickers.

Lego Technic: RC JCB 5CX Wastemaster Backhoe Loader

The model was very challenging to build, with a multitude of functions in a very limited space. Below you can watch the video of this LEGO masterpiece. Sadly, this is a MOC and it’s not on-sale.

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Lego Technic RC Mercedes-Benz Tankpool Racing Truck

Our friend Sariel is the World most famous LEGO Technic builder. He never stops to amaze us with new creations. His latest Lego masterpiece is a replica of the Mercedes-Benz Tankpool Racing Truck powered by BuWizz (this integrated motor and Bluetooth receiver is way better than the LEGO’s own Power Functions battery and infrared set-up) .

This MOC has been built in just 3 days after he started playing with some pieces to see if he could build a cabin similar to that of a Mercedes-Benz truck featured in Forza Motorsport games. The rest of the model followed so quickly that he didn’t even had time to take any work-in-progress photos.

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LEGO: RC 1970 Porsche 917K by Sariel

Sariel, the most famous LEGO Technic fan in the World, has just created a new mechanical masterpiece: a 1/8 scale replica (radio controlled via Buwizz 2.0) of the legendary 1970 Porsche 917K. The model features suspension, drivetrain and steering system, dihedral doors, a working steering wheel, lights and custom stickers.

LEGO: RC 1970 Porsche 917K by Sariel

On the aesthetic side, there was a number of challenges to the 917K, especially when it came to the shaping of cabin’s roof and doors.

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Lego Technic RC trucks with ProLine Tires

Here at HOBBYMEDIA love both RC trucks and LEGO sets so we are really happy to discover that Technic sets like the 6×6 All Terrain Tow Truck (or the just released Volvo Concept Wheel Loader) are compatible withe the Small sized 1.9” Crawler Tires produced by ProLine.

Thanks to the video posted by the guys from ProLine we learned that several licensed crawler tires are are a perfect complement to the 56mmx34mm Lego Wheels. Cool, isn’t it?

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The Amazing Life size LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron!

To celebrate the 1/8 scale replica released this summer LEGO designers have build an amazing 1:1 version of the iconic Bugatti Chiron. This incredibile project required over 1 million bricks. To prove that this LEGO car really drives they took it for a spin on the same German track where Bugatti pilots do their testing.

This is the video dedicated to this new incredible LEGO Technic project.

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LEGO Technic: Rough Terrain Crane 42082

This summer LEGO is releasing a bunch on new Technic sets. One of the most interesting for us (RC lovers) is the Rough Terrain Crane: the largest and tallest LEGO Technic crane ever produced by the Danish Company. Activate the Power Functions and select upper or lower crane mode for complete control over an array of easy‑to‑operate, motorized functions. Manual functions include 4-wheel steering, 4-wheel drive, detailed V8 engine with moving pistons and fan, and adjustable wing mirrors, plus a detailed operator’s cab with an opening door.

Here’s a video of the Rough Terrain Crane created by Sariel: the most famous AFOL specialized in LEGO Technic masterpieces and author of several really successful books.

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Yesterday LEGO, during the press day of the Spielwarenmesse (the world biggest toy fair with over one million toys showcased) revealed several new LEGO Technic sets.

The most interesting new technic sets are the 6×6 All Terrain Tow Truck (set 42070), the Airport Rescue Vehicle (42068) and a radio controlled (with Power Functions) with Snow tracks (42069).

These models are still prototypes so the mechanical details as well the design of the boxes are not final and could change before the early fall release.