Walmart.ca publishes 2014 set images

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Logging Truck

At this time of year, retailers around the world jump the gun and publish pictures of next year's sets before they should do. Among the first to do so this year is Walmart.ca which has provided us with pictures of most of the City sets known so far, a couple of Friends sets, and also the Juniors sets. I've added the City and Friends ones here and will extract the less interesting ones tomorrow, as it's a bit of a palaver to do so.

Being a fan of 'great vehicles' (as LEGO likes to call them), the best of the City sets in my opinion is this 60059 Logging Truck. The Police sets look to be 'more of the same' but I'm sure some of you will find something interesting amongst them.

Thanks to Ypres for the news.

75 comments on this article

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By in United States,

Nice find!

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By in United Kingdom,

I have to admit, I quite like the look of some of those Police sets (never thought I would be saying that). 60043 Prisoner Transport is the highlight for me!

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By in United States,

^I have to agree with you! They are a bit of the same; yet look different than any other wave.

Anyway, I quite like the look of these sets! 2014 is going to be a busy year...

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By in United Kingdom,

These are certainly much better than I was expecting. I had intended to pass over the next Police wave (having collected the past 3!) but a couple of them (60044 and 60045) have got me... It would be nice though if they could stop changing the general design (colour scheme, minifig uniform etc) every 5 minutes, as soon as you think you're up to date more come along.

Those great vehicles look, well, great (sorry!) too. The highlight for me has got to be 60057 Camper with canoe, but I'll be picking up the lot.

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By in United States,

I almost want most of these.

•I have a continued frustration with Lego's choice in tires and wheel arches. All the commercial grade trucks really would look better with the 18mm D. x 14mm wheel and 24 x 14 tire on the rear axles and the 18mm D. x 8mm wheel on the front axle. The cars need to stop using the mid 90's truck tire (21mm D. x 12mm) that sits half a stud out from the fender arch. It just looks ridiculous as seen in 60060.

I keep thinking they'll rectify this, but here's another year with it.

•While I'm ranting, I really hoped for more open wheel race cars to complete the one we got in 60025 with the #5 livery. Lego really did this well with 6335, 6546, and 6337 in 1996. 60060 Auto Transporter really should be hauling open wheel race cars.

With every year, I just miss Lego town as it was 1993-1996.

•Like many, I'm still waiting on a police color scheme that I love. Go American for a year; black and white cars and red and blue lights.

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By in United States,

Cool!

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By in United States,

I like the female criminal in #60042. Bad girl ;D
Defiantly want that tow truck and race car even more!

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By in United Kingdom,

I like the police sets except for the police station, there's just something about it...

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By in United Kingdom,

The mobile command centre looks pretty similar to the (admittedly great) current version. Actually a lot of the police sets look similar to current versions.

I like the logging truck though. A lot.

Edit: Ooh 60042 has a female criminal! Is this a first?

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By in United States,

^Yup! first female criminal in at least 10 years of police...

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By in Taiwan,

> I like the female criminal in #60042. Bad girl ;D
She looks nice, but can't be used with the new police station(#60047) whose policewoman use the same hairpiece. Or I'd say why TLC never get tired of using Elsa's hair in almost every City sets!?

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By in United Kingdom,

The great vehicles look er, great. Especially the logging truck, racing car and camper van remake.

The police sets look very interesting too, however as I have a mish maze of most of the 2008 and 2011 sets, I strongly doubt I'll be buying any 2014 new ones unless I replace some which will be difficult anyway with my busy time currently. Must admit though apart from the police station which looks rather dull, the rest look like the best police sets we've had for a while especially the prisoner truck and mobile command centre.

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By in Iceland,

Looks like a really great selection!, Do we have any priceS?

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By in United States,

I love all the different vehicles LEGO has put out through the City line, but I wish some sets could be a bit more building oriented sometimes (besides police and fire stations).

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By in United States,

lol @ 60046
How much more totalitarianism can LEGO City take?!

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By in Canada,

I always love this time of year. It's like Christmas come early.

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By in Australia,

They also have pictures of some of the Lego Juniors range, including 10665, 10667, 10668, 10673 and 10675 which aren't on the database yet here at Brickset.

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By in United Kingdom,

The Juniors sets look pretty good. You know, for kids. Interesting that there's a little Spiderman set in the line up.

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By in United States,

What's the deal with only getting one log?

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By in United States,

The logging truck is amazing, same with the tow truck.

The police sets are really boring besides the station which has a different feel to it, more modern downtown feeling.

The Junior sets aren't that bad, the juice bar Friends set is really nice, pineapple pieces. :)

I used to be a town/city person but now it's all boring and the same. A shame. At least we have Friends to fill in the huge holes.

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By in United States,

Every year the police sets seem to get more and more realistic.

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By in United States,

Prices aren't quite up for some, but, here are the likely prices for the US based on the CA/US rates:
60056- 59 - $20
10667 - $15
60042 - $20 (way over priced for 110 pieces)
10675 - $25
10655 - $10
60060 - $30 - less than expected for the piece count (smile)
60043 - $25 (and seems high for the piece count, when the camper is $20)
60044 - $45
10673 - $40
60054 - $10
60053 - $10
60047 - $100 (good ppp compared to the 2011 version, over 80 more pieces)
60045 - $45
60056 - $20
10666 - $10
60041 - $7
60046 - $70

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By in Hungary,

One of the 1x2 trans plate in the Light Repair Truck should have been clear instead of yellow, representing the broken/working light.

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By in United States,

That logging truck is pretty faboo! A nice companion piece to the tilt-rotor.
It's the 60046 Helicopter Surveillance helo I really like! The side air intakes don't make much sense but I dig the overall design. I find it amusing that Lego Police is equipped with Spec OPS-like military-grade Sikorsky helicopters. :D

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By in United States,

While I am excited about the logging truck (and the heli-logging set from last wave) I am sad it isn't bigger. That's maybe half the length of a typical Western US logging truck. Guess I'll have to MOC one up. At any rate, I am really happy to see more 'wilderness industry'!!!

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By in Netherlands,

police sets looks like they copied earlier sets, only the front of the cab is good.
the other sets look good.

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By in United Kingdom,

Nice find! Love the logging truck, but the police is so-so.

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By in New Zealand,

Completely agree with @Revenant regarding the size of the truck tyres. The scale is just wrong - as is especially the case on the tow truck. Build bigger wheel arches and utilise the big wheels please Lego...

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By in United States,

I really like some of these vehicles. I wonder how many of them are Pierre Normandin designs.

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By in Australia,

I find myself moving away from City more and more and heading towards the more complicated/intricate builds of the Modulars and Creator.

Things like no doors on cars that should have them is something that irks me.

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By in United Kingdom,

The Police sets are updates of the current ones and in most case are only slightly better. The police station is worse however. Van is an improvement. The random vehicles are nearly all fantastic, the suv/jetski's set and the logging truck are certainly highlights for me.

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By in Denmark,

The "60042 High Speed Police Chase" is catchy - but the car is a 98% copy-paste of to last years "4436 Patrol Car".

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By in United Kingdom,

Surprised to see any love for some of these dull repeats. The camper van appears to just swap a canoe for the bicycle on the one I bought only a couple of years ago. Didn't we get a light repair truck a year ago as well?

The police sets appear to feature the criminals and chase/ capture elements more heavily than previous but apart from that bore me - what would be wrong with doing a hospital instead of a fire station or the 17th version of the police station in the last few years?

I know police / city in general is a popular theme for parents to buy their kids and I know that as kids come into Lego they won't have seen the last few years of product so they keep it fresh, but as an AFOL city holds very little interest for me any more. Especially police ;)

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By in Australia,

I like the Juniors sets (although I'm annoyed that I paid a lot more to get hold of a Venom figure, and one will be coming out next year).

I have to agree with the criticism of the police sets. Looking at all those police sets, I feel like I already own at least two of every single new police set. I already own two prisoner transports that are pretty much identical to that one. I already own a mobile comms centre. The little one is exactly the same as the little one currently available -- except you get a little brick wall instead of a wheelbarrow. And it's not like much time has lapsed, necessitating the revisions -- I agree with bellybutton290 in saying that these sets are just updates to ones currently available.

I find them dull, cheap and derivative. And honestly, I'll be skipping all of them (even the police station. It's new, but eugh).

I like the tow truck, and I don't mind the jet-ski-transport or the auto-transport either. But the rest of it is exactly the same as stuff we already have, and y'know, is killing time until the next identical set of police cars and trucks arrive. Also, yeah, the lack of car doors is on my nerves.

Also, the camper van still has the new yellow life-jackets. C'mon Lego. They don't fit on the minifigs and leave their heads awkwardly too high on their necks! I can't imagine how these things made it past the design stage, but the fact you're still using the things? I find that incomprehensible. They look ridiculous. Get rid of them.

Oh well. At least Heartlake City has some interesting things going on.

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By in Netherlands,

The 60053 Race car looks suspiciously like the Lancia Stratos race car (in Alitalia colors) from the '70's (a.k.a. G1 Wheeljack to Transformers fans). A nice tribute, I am sure!

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By in Poland,

It seems my money is going for friends this time. Thanks Lego.

And the people who wants hospital- for some reason, hospitals never sell well. Ambulances are great sellers though...
It's confusing for me. Where harmed minifigs go when there is accident? :D

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By in Denmark,

The return of American police uniforms, since World City! Two years ago I would have whined about how useless that is outside the states, like I did with the forest police and miners. Though that new hat wasn't needed, as we got an American police hat in Minifigures series 9.

Why do we always need a new police truck? My big brother had the original from 1994, and there went nine years until the next in 2003, but now we get one in every police wave.
Looks like Chase McCain's head is used in the police station and prisoner transporter. Ah well, there were a few other characters in the game with his face, including a woman.

Also, that jetski from 60058 has the LEGO Island Extreme Stunts logo. Should have been orange!!! I also just noticed the odd new hook, in the prisoner transporter.

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By in United Kingdom,

The ball-and-chain motif is cute, and the variation in criminal attire is pretty fun, too. TLG must make money out of police sets, so who can blame them for making more..? At least they're keeping it fresh, and the new helicopter is quite original in design, isn't it..?

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By in United Kingdom,

Agreed with Revenant that using the same wheel/tire sizes for both cars and trucks is all wrong. They're too small for the trucks and too big for the cars. I know why they do it for the cars: because the chunky stick-out tires make every car look like a 'Big Foot' monster truck - which is more appealing to kids than realistic wheels. But yeah, the small wheels on the trucks do look a bit silly.

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By in United States,

Just take my money already. I was hoping that the junior line would have figures like the old jack stone line, but now it looks like I have more to buy. I too miss the cars that had real doors.

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm still waiting for Lego to realise that even Crooks are not dumb enough to wear their prison outfits while commiting their crimes.

Come on Lego you can do better than this. Give the Crims some civilian clothes for a change.

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By in United States,

Gosh, this year's thieves are an athletic lot aren't they? I'm expecting a parkour set with the summer wave.

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By in United States,

Where the sets are nice, I can't stop myself from thinking about Playmobil. I've had a logging truck for years, and it was a part of a Forest theme. Not just one random set. LEGO City has become a building toy. Period. The possibilities for long term imaginative play with the sets after building is pretty nonexistent. Thank goodness Friends came out as my daughters were born so I can teach them the right way to play with LEGO- build and imagine with it, destroy rebuild something else, and reimagine with that build.

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By in United States,

@richl Agreed, they're jumping over anything they can find aren't they?

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By in United States,

^And with chained cannon-balls too!

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By in Mexico,

I really can't wait for that Tow Truck and Auto Transporter and that Helicopter Surveillance set looks nice too.

@alldarker I was thinking the exact same thing!

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By in United States,

That Logging Truck is a must have, as is the heavy duty tow truck. It's nice to finally see a successor to the one from that Truck Stop set from way back in the day. Also that racecar is flippin' sweet. I hope they do a couple more in different colors. Open wheeled racers are nice, but LMP cars have more style.

I love that more and more LEGO cars and trucks are getting doors. So why don't the Police need them? Seems odd.

LOVE those new wheels. I hope they look different enough on the other side to integrate well into space builds for thrusters.

Also, it looks like the ball-and-chain piece is new. Previously it was just a technic ball on a chain, but if you look closely at the ball it has little ridges on it, and the chain appears directly connected to it. Finally I can make a decent Simon Belmont minifig.

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By in United States,

I like the Logging truck and the RV has a great design and paint scheme (except for the new van design)

Does the police pickup have a dually rear axle?

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By in United States,

I would think staying in your cell would be preferable to falling three stories and landing on the metal bars of what once was your door when it hits the pavement. But hey, maybe Lego baddies can take that sort of punishment.

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By in United States,

^...and all well having a cannon-ball chained to your leg...

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By in United States,

I would love to see the airport fire truck (goes excellent with SW sets).

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By in United Kingdom,

I have just noticed the wheels in 60058 SUV with Watercraft. Are those new? If so, at last a reasonable sized wheel for standard sized cars, without having to use a wheel with enormous treads!

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By in United States,

Dat Tow Truck... :0

My favorites are 60056 Tow Truck, 60060 Auto Transporter, and 60054 Light Repair Truck.

I love that all of the cars and the truck in 60060 have opening doors. That is a BIG deal to me. I also love when LEGO releases some lesser-seen vehicles like the Light Repair Truck. :]

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By in United States,

I think the wheels are new, and are also in the $10 racecar.

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By in Denmark,

@CapnRex101 those wheels appeared in two sets this year: 10663 creative chest and 60022 cargo terminal.

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By in United States,

Are those gold motorcycle rims in 60042?

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By in United States,

@bruce n h It's pretty clear that 60056, the Tow Truck is a Pierre Normadin design. Take a look at the license plate.

His designs are usually the the ones with the more thoughtful touches and clever part usage.

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By in United States,

What's with the Gate on top of the Logging truck? xD

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By in United States,

All I can think of is so the truck can get better fuel mileage.

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By in United Kingdom,

The logging truck looks interesting...

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By in Sweden,

The non-police sets are very nice, especially the logging truck and the heavy-duty tow truck. Also, even though the camper van looks a lot like the one from a few years back, I never owned that one and I really like that this new one comes with a red canoe so I'd probably get that one too.

The police sets are... depressing. I accept that they re-do the same sets over and over, but you'd think they could put in a minimum of effort. The mobile command set looks SO much like the previous one, like they didn't even try.

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By in United States,

Does anyone have those new wheels? Does a technic axle fit in that little plus, or is it too small?

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By in United States,

Is that ball-and-chain one piece? I WANT

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By in United States,

I think some of you like whining and complaining more than you like LEGO.

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By in United States,

@devilhead, Passionate engagement just means users, myself included, really care about what TLG is doing. I think the majority is constructive criticism and, I would guess, that TLG probably appreciates the free sincere feedback.

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By in Hungary,

"Posted by legos in United States, 11 Nov 2013 23:18
What's with the Gate on top of the Logging truck? xD"

I think that's for preventing the cockpit to be crushed by a huge falling tree.

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By in United Kingdom,

Would love some new Comstruction sets. Lego Town always had diggers when I was little!

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By in Belgium,

Not much love for the police sets it seems. True, they are a bit redundant, as usual, but for some reason I do like the 60042 motorcycle chase. The color combinations of those bikes are quiet appealing; the golden? rims , silver? metallic chassis of the girls bike.. I kind of like the new outfit of the criminals too.. the striped shirt under the black jacket looks great.. I could use a couple of them to build some brick Ramones..

First time in years I might pick up a police set. ( though I was tempted by some of the 2012 forest police sets like 4438 hide out or 4439 heavy helicopter)

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By in Denmark,

@peterlmorris I don't have those wheels in real life, but I have them in LEGO Digital Designer. They fit on small axles, not Technic axels.

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By in United Kingdom,

Oh there is some nice stuff here, one of the highlights must be that the windscreen in 60043 is finally in white, this piece is being used at last. (*cough*train MoC*cough*). I must say the police is really doing something for me, I do like 60043/44. And in 60044 the 6483 handrail is used under the cab as a, as a, thing jutting out. I like that.

The other cars and stuff is nice, I don't really like the looks style wise of some of the vehicles, in particular the front of 60057 and the cars in 60060. Not sure about the wheels of 60053 either but it's still a set I'll definitely get. But it's generally all very nice and creative and real.

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By in Canada,

^ speaking of *cough* trains *cough*, have a close look at the base plate for 60044... The previous iteration of the Mobile Police Unit, set 7288 in 2011, used a 6x28 dark gray train base plate... Here I see a *new* blue one! TLG wouldn't produce a new blue 6x28 train base only for a City Police set, would they?

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By in United Kingdom,

Not loving the new airport fire truck one of the worst sets of the wave imo

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By in United States,

Now let's see if 60061 will betray you....

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By in United Kingdom,

FYI Wallmart have also posted the Super Hero set images too

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By in Canada,

The new sets look amazing! Toys R Us has started selling them, I just picked up the Camper Van and Light Repair Truck! Can't wait to grab the others!

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