75880 McLaren 720S revealed!

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The mysterious 75880 {McLaren Road Car} has been in the Brickset database for several months but the identity of the car has now been revealed on LEGO's official Facebook page.

75880 McLaren 720S will be released in June and I imagine it will cost £12.99 or $14.99 to match other sets of this size, although that has not been confirmed.

The real McLaren 720S was unveiled just 24 hours ago and seems to have received an overwhelmingly positive reaction. Are you similarly impressed by this set? Let us know in the comments below.

41 comments on this article

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By in United States,

So happy Speed Champions cars have been getting transparent brick lights in some of the models this year instead of stickers! Looks good, especially on this one. Glad this is orange and not flame yellow again. This will pair nicely with the previous one.

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By in Sweden,

Orange is always a good start :) From this one image it looks really good, but this one shot may just present the best view of the car. So I guess we'll have to wait before we see the rest, and see how it works out in terms of proportions etc.

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By in Sweden,

It doesn't look absolutely plastered in stickers, so that's a good start.

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By in United Kingdom,

I was wondering why there was only 3 single car sets this year.

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By in United States,

I'm assuming the reason they couldn't reveal this set is because the car it's based on wasn't revealed until very recently.

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By in United States,

Looks so good! I can't wait for the whole reveal of the car!

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By in Australia,

That is quite gorgeous.

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By in United States,

Needs more stickers! Just kidding, looks good!

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By in United Kingdom,

Looks really nice, glad to see bricks for the front lights rather than stickers but will have to see the back as it is usually the best angle for speed champion cars imho.

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By in United States,

looks nice I'm not much of a car person but I might pick this one up :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Even though I'm not that into modern themes, I might get this set. I like the predominantly orange colour scheme and the partial image we have so far is promising. This could turn out to be a good-looking LEGO car.

That said, I don't think that the LEGO version will fully capture the look of the real car. The shaping of the real thing's body is too intricate to be accurately represented by a LEGO model at this scale. That's not to say it won't look good, just that it might not be that recognisable.

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By in United States,

New small wedge plates in orange? Oh, yes please. Personally I'm not that interested in the car but this has good parts pack potential (despite the huge wheel arch pieces).

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By in United Kingdom,

Called it. Totally called it.

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By in United States,

Finally some harmony between LEGO elements and the real car! Most Speed Champions sets look like a pile of compromises. I can't wait to see the entire set.

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By in Slovakia,

The most beautiful Speed Champions car!

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By in United Kingdom,

I wonder what the second hubcaps will look like

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By in United States,

Yes yes yes! the orange is amazing!! Just need the Koenigsegg Regera in light blue!! Speed Champions is killin it this year so far. The Aston Martin Valkyrie would be so cool and difficult in this scale.

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By in United States,

Not much to go off of, but looks good so far. They've been doing really well with this series so far.

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By in United Kingdom,

13 or 14 stickers by my count. Could be more.

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By in United States,

Love the way they did the headlights! Each wave of Speed Champions has been better than the last!

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By in United States,

Beautiful car, but I guess I'm the oddball since I really do prefer the look of the sticker headlights to these clear round 1x1 plates. An infinite amount of patience combined w/OCD makes for good sticker application :)

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By in United States,

As a closet car designer, that only works in LEGO now, I appreciate the addition of a drafting table as opposed to more cones or a trophy stand. Speed Champions get better every year, even though I usually take them apart to build cars from the 60's or 70's.
Sorry, 4 wide purist for modern LEGO vehicles.

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By in United States,

@VaderFan2187 the hype on this one is a bit of a multi front event.

the first being that we were in the dark as to weather this set was being made or not. Seriously, aside from set number and name, this one was completely leak free, how does that happen?!?

second the sticker count is lower on this than many of the other cars and still is a good representation of a real car.

then there is the price, just $14.99 (most likely) so it's easy to afford and looks to be good value for that price.

outside of this as a set it also has some great new parts in orange which tends to be a harder color to get a hold of so bonus points for that.

now I am aware I'm biased being a McLaren fan, but I also MOC in this style and scale often and can say that the set designer did a great job getting this car to look so good with the durability and scale limitations placed on him.

of course you may disagree with my conclusions but I feel safe saying that those who are excited by it would agree with those points.

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By in United States,

That looks outstanding. I'll probably buy it, it's only $14.99 after all...

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By in United States,

Let's see what the overall set includes.

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By in Australia,

This looks good, shame we cannot see the whole car

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By in Jordan,

Interesting looking car, but I prefer the Mercedes AMG GT3.
I wonder why Amazon NEVER sells Speed Champions sets for at MSRP. It makes a lot less appealing to me as most of my Lego is bought from there.

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By in Germany,

@Brickchap: you can, just use the link a few posts up from @Han solo dies
@M.Jibril: what is bad about discounts on Amazon? I for one am happy that they usually ask 12.99 Euro instead of the MSRP of 14.99 Euro. Sometimes you can even get them for 9.99 Euro, which is a steal in my book.

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By in Australia,

Most Lego people are cops, firefighters or shop assistants. How can they afford so many super-cars?

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By in United States,

@AddictedToStyrene, the cars are affordable because their actually "kit cars" that the minifigures have to assemble themselves :)

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By in United States,

OMG... looks amazing! May just be my first speed champion set that I buy. Hope the fig will be good!

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By in Australia,

@LegoSolo77. They don't assemble the cars. I do! Maybe I should be charging for labour...

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By in United States,

@M.Jibril: if you are referring to the US amazon, they are exclusive to toys r us in the US.

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By in United Kingdom,

@addictedtostyrene
They can afford these cars because they all have about twenty jobs

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By in Jordan,

@AustinPowers: I meant Amazon US, which sells them for more than MSRP.
@Isabella and Lego Liker: Thanks for the info, I had no idea why they were so expensive.

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By in Australia,

This is fantastic! Actual transparent pieces for the front headlights instead of stickers. Is that a first for Speed Champions? The designer minifigure with the desk is a nice change.

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By in United Kingdom,

@ant78
The Mercedes-amg GT has clear wedges, although they do have stickers on them

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By in United States,

@ant78
The double Ford set has cheese slope headlights for the 2017 GT and trans-bricks for the 1966 GT40.

In other news I was worried that this car would end up too bulbous-looking like the other Speed Champions supercars (Corvette, Mustang, Porsche 918 were exempt from this) but this just looks so, so pretty. I can't wait for this one!!!

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By in United Kingdom,

They looks great. I was at the Geneva Motor Show on Monday and the 720S looked amazing in the flesh.
There was also quite a lot of Lego presence, with almost full size Porsche 911 GT3 done to look like the technic model. The Ford stand had some nice models too, although I'd seen them last year

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