42083 Bugatti Chiron unveiled!

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42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS was released in 2016 and proved to be incredibly popular. Its successor has now been announced...

42083 Bugatti Chiron
3,599 pieces, available today.
$349.99 US - $399.99 CAD - FR 379.99€ - DE 369.99€ - UK £329.99 - $599.99 AUS - DK 3199DKK

Discover the Bugatti Chiron!

Build, experience and display this quintessential super sports car, featuring aerodynamic bodywork with an active rear wing, spoked rims with low-profile tires, and a detailed cockpit with movable paddle gearshift.

Celebrate innovative engineering and design from one of the world’s most prestigious car manufacturers with this magnificent LEGO Technic 42083 Bugatti Chiron model.

Developed in partnership with Bugatti, the model captures the magic of the iconic supercar with its gleaming aerodynamic bodywork, logoed spoked rims with low-profile tires, detailed brake discs and W16 engine with moving pistons.

Open the doors and you’ll discover an elaborate cockpit, featuring a Technic 8-speed gearbox with movable paddle gearshift and a steering wheel bearing the Bugatti emblem.

Insert the top speed key to switch the active rear wing from handling to top speed position or lift the hood to reveal a unique serial number and a storage compartment containing a stylish Bugatti overnight bag.

A classic Bugatti duo-tone blue color scheme reflects the brand’s signature color, and a set of cool stickers for additional detailing adds the final touch to this exclusive model! The set is delivered in luxurious box packaging and includes a color collector’s booklet with comprehensive building instructions.

  • Exclusive 1:8 scale LEGO Bugatti Chiron replica model with a wealth of luxurious features, including aerodynamic bodywork with an active rear wing, spoked rims with low-profile tires, detailed brake discs and a W16 engine with moving pistons.
  • Open the doors to access the detailed cockpit featuring a LEGO Technic 8-speed gearbox with movable paddle gearshift and a steering wheel bearing the Bugatti emblem.
  • Insert the top speed key to switch the active rear wing from handling to top speed position.
  • Lift the hood to access a compact storage compartment containing a stylish Bugatti overnight bag.

  • Check out the detailed W16 engine with moving pistons.
  • Includes a unique serial number located beneath the hood.
  • Comes with a classic Bugatti duo-tone blue color scheme that reflects the brand’s signature color, plus a set of cool stickers for additional detailing.
  • Delivered in luxurious box packaging.Includes a color collector’s booklet with comprehensive building instructions.
  • This LEGO Technic model is designed to provide an immersive and rewarding building experience.
  • Bugatti Chiron measures over 5” (14cm) high, 22” (56cm) long and 9” (25cm) wide.


Let us know what you think of this enormous set in the comments! We will be publishing our detailed review very soon.

You can order it now from shop.lego.com:

USA | Canada | UK | Germany | France

90 comments on this article

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By in China,

It looks great from side and rear, but the price is so different across countries

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By in United Kingdom,

it is still a amazing modle but do not thing it was worth all the hype it got

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By in Netherlands,

It's so beautifully done I think I'm going to cry. This is a must have for me! I'm excited to find out what Lego has in mind after this model

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By in United Kingdom,

Looks stunning and a great box once again.
There is also More system pieces in it than I thought there would be.

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By in France,

Where is the top speed key inserted?

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By in Qatar,

When you think 42056 Porsche 911 was expensive paying 299€ for it...
I don’t know where you get these prices from but I see this Chiron at 419,99€ - yes!??!! at shop.lego.com and my orders usually come from the German warehouse. I think I will have it from anywhere else where it’s cheaper.

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By in Australia,

$600 Australian?

Hah hah hah!

Nope.

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By in Taiwan,

It looks stunning! May I repost this article to the LEGO Tribe on DriveTribe.com? Everything will be fully credited, thanks!

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By in United Kingdom,

I can't believe they have made the same mistake woth teh manual in the box as the GT3. The first shipments had the heavy manual in the middle and it crushed the boxes around it during transit. They fixed that by moving to a corner so it was supported by the outer box on 2 sides to improve the situation. I hope the boxes next to it are thick and sturdy.

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By in United Kingdom,

£330 quid !?!

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By in United Kingdom,

How can they justify the huge price differences, $350 equates to around £265, yet they are charging us £330. It’s not worth that much, I’ll wait until it’s discounted somewhere.

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By in Australia,

Expensive but brilliant!!

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By in United Kingdom,

Looks a great addition to this new line in Technic adding to the Porsche 911. I will wait on this one as the price is high and I bought the Porsche at a reduced price after about a year so will wait for the sales again on this one.

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By in New Zealand,

The next big Technic set is the crusher that did the damage, right?

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By in Netherlands,

OH! They did the thing! With the showing some parts off in the packaging when you take the cover off the box, like they used to do! (Talking about the wheels in the second photo.)

I love that, it's so nostalgic. I realize it's probably not worth the trouble anymore to create packaging like that, but I wish they'd do it more often.

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By in United States,

I feel pretty fortunate to be in the U.S. when I see those price differences.

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By in United Kingdom,

Far far far too expensive. Lots of style just not much substance.

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By in United Kingdom,

I will get, it looks great, but Lego are seriously taking the **** with the pricing, the worldwide difference is shocking and massively overpriced anyway, being over £300, with it's brother 911 being £250

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By in United Kingdom,

This set will be heavily reduced in price like the 911 is today. may be worth holding back for a few months and you may be able to pick it up for In the range of £250

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By in United Kingdom,

it is amazing how people always moan about the price - it has 800 more pieces than the Porsche and just like that it will be discounted at major resellers soon, usually 30-40%, so just wait maybe?

It is a Technic set for a different audience, so it is fair to say that in this case visuals > functionality.

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By in United Kingdom,

Have to agree with others regarding the pricing. US/CAD are pretty good, but everywhere else is just crazy. It does look nice though!

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By in Australia,

Stickers on a $600 set! No thanks.

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By in Taiwan,

Absolutely gorgeous!

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By in Belgium,

Haha 399,99€ in Belgium vs. 379,99 € in France vs. 369,99 € in Germany… It's beautiful and must provide a great building experience but I'll definitely wait till it's discounted at around 300 €…

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By in Russian Federation,

Still not interested, just another lame car. Clutch gear is in the detail list, sounds like say hello to another Porche gearbox fail:)

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By in Australia,

$599.99 AUD, do I need to have eyesight checked, because it couldn’t possibly cost that much.

CAD and AUD are about the same value. CAD price including tax would be $440.
So not far from 40% higher, just crazy.

Couldn’t imagine shipping will be much more than $40-50 from Canada/US, so with this price and ridiculous difference it will make sense to ship.

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By in New Zealand,

Expensive stickers.

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By in Netherlands,

It looks like a great LEGO creation of a totally hideous car. Look at the butt on that! W12 engine pfff.... Wasn't petrol cars of the 20th century?

The biggest problem this set solves: finally a great availability of standard blue technic panels and wings. I see all the sizes being included: that's awesome. We had tons of fancy-pants blue (baby blue, light azure, dark azure) the last years, but not basic Lego Blue. And it seems we can also buy most 41999 parts again.

Why is it so expensive? Wheel size and car size seem similar to the Porsche. Did they cram in 1000 extra black pins to increase weight?

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By in Belgium,

A 100 euro price difference between the US and Belgium, this is getting ridiculous. How much richer does LEGO think we are over here? :/

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By in Germany,

It looks beautiful but the price tag is kinda scary, guess I'll just appreciate it by looking at it's pictures.

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By in Australia,

Looks awesome, purchased. Now the anticipation. Hope the online availability is better than the Porsche, I had to give up and go shopping in person for that!

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By in United Kingdom,

Looks great, needs a 30% discount.

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By in United Kingdom,

I've nowhere to display it but will probably buy, build then sell. Its probably dead obvious but anyone recognise the parts used to make the exhausts?

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By in Australia,

When can I buy it in Tasmania and in which shop and where?

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By in Poland,

it will be discounted by 30-40% within next 6 months so hold your horses if you can.
for big technic sets 40% after 6 months is a new RPP.

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By in Sweden,

I think this looks absolutely great, better than the Porsche! They managed really, really well to capture the shape of the car, also in more detailed views. Now whether the original looks better than the Porsche is open for debate of course :)
Am I going to buy this? Not now, and probably not for that money; but then I hardly ever buy Technic anyways...

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By in United Kingdom,

1: Is the price per piece not expensive - for Technic I mean, given that a lot of pins will be used.
The licenced stuff does seem to be costing, to pay for the licences - look at the pre-licence flagship sets for a comparison.

2: I know in previous years there was a lot of complaining about not enough AFOL big builds, and LEGO have clearly responded in a way recently, but now unless you have a really good income there are going to be large numbers of desirable sets people (including me) can't hope to own.
Would be interested to see what the total rrp of the top 20 most expensive releases in the last 18-24 months comes to for example.

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By in United States,

It’s funny because this was for sale at LEGOLAND Florida on Monday. Clearly someone messed up!!

This still looks absolutely amazing!!!

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By in Indonesia,

Nice approximation of the real thing! I'd like to see more pics before I make up my mind about this one, but looks like job well done by Lego to me.

Considering the discount I got when buying the 42056 Porsche GT3, this one will go down from a recommended retail price of EUR 370 to I guess somewhere between EUR 250 and 275.

I'll be patient!

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By in United States,

At least the price per piece (in the US) is better than it was for the Porsche. It looks like we can actually see some of the mechanism in action in the completed model, unlike the Porsche. But I can't believe that they are promoting the fact that it uses stickers as if it is a good thing!

I hope that the manual doesn't have a mistake in it again, like the Porsche had.

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By in United Kingdom,

Wow. Gotta get me one of those!

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By in United States,

Awesome!!! As a Technic fan of 40 years I approve. 8-speed gearbox, paddle shifting, steering, suspension, key wing thing, and 16 pistons makes this a winner! Function and form. Well done!

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By in United Kingdom,

This does put a smile on my face, but so did the Orange porsche,
Well done lego, Lamborgini Diablo in lime green next please followed by a Tesla in silver and Grey. Billund make it happen..

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By in United Kingdom,

Hummmm, not as excited as I was hoping to be somehow. But yet to see it in the flesh of course.
Now that I've seen the confirmed pricing though, certainly not a rush out and buy. Interestingly it's showing as available in the Lego store UK unlike the launch day of 75192 which sold out in minutes...

I'm now hoping 42082 is priced sensibly or that's it for my Technic collecting I'm afraid. Spending over £300 on a Lego set is just way too self indulgent and selfish (as a family man).

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By in United Kingdom,

I'll have to pass this one by - I'm saving up all my spare change for a real one.

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By in Australia,

As an Aussie, I find it funny when Aussies complain about prices on "boutique" products like this (ie products that have a small but very loyal market). Because LEGO sends marketing spam saying "AUD price is $599" then we all scream, then a week later LEGO puts out a press release saying "Bugatti sold out", then three weeks after that "Bugatti back in stock!" and then when you go to LEGO.com later that week, it's listed as sold out again.

Incidentally, you know how much a REAL Porsche 911 GT3 costs (in AUD) over here, dealer price? $362,800 plus on road costs!

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By in United Kingdom,

"Available on the 1st of June."
so it's out today????????
or did CapnRex101 miss the mouth?

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By in Canada,

Hopefully there will be better visibility and access to the gearbox, compared to the Porsche.

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By in United States,

Glad I saved up those $120 reward dollars to help offset this beast. I know what I'm doing next weekend.

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By in United States,

Now to figure out what to do for the next 3-8 business days...

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By in United States,

@Akbalder Just behind the left rear tire. There is a pic of it in use on the Lego store pictures.

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By in United Kingdom,

The colour disparity is just....

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By in France,

I'm not a lego Technic fan nor collectioner but this one looks very nice. I don't know what are the matters and parameters that you fan and specialists take to eventually rate it as a good, medium or bad set. But on a pure aesthetical point of view I like it, I find it very nice. Even more than the Porsche which was one of the first Technic set that stroke my mind. And I didn't knew that there had issues with the gear box of the Porsche. I had watched a review video of it on YouTube and this working lego gear box looked like a master piece to me, as a neophyte. What you technic fans consider as problematic in the Porsche gear box please? Thank you. To come back to the subject this Bugatti looks really nice, less and less gaps, closer to a real model. Amazing design IMO. For the high price and so big differences between countries... Well, I m sad to say that but : It's Lego.

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By in Canada,

The real life car is hideous. Great job by Lego though in also making the model hideous.

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By in United States,

So much hate in the comments! I feel like LEGO can’t hype these sets up too much, because then everyone starts expecting 100% perfect sets and the slightest thing is going to let them down.

Personally I think it looks great - and you can’t fault LEGO for making it look “hideous” if that’s also your opinion of the source material. I’m not even Australian but ouch $600...wtf.

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By in Jordan,

I'm not a Technic fan by any means, but boy does this thing look amazing! I think it benefitted greatly from the use of System parts for aesthetics. I especially like the use of the stud shooter parts for the rear lights!

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By in Sweden,

It’s all about looks, nothing else. Technic sets should focus on the mechanics and don’t hide the tech under panels. This is just another car with the same boring features. Time to reboot Technic.

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By in United States,

Woah. I don't normally get Technic models, but this looks amazing... Don't really see how they crammed in that many elements, TBH. That box, though... Wow...

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By in Denmark,

Does it come in yellow?

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By in Canada,

The GT3 had one pin exposed on the transmission and just enough space to fit a Large Power Functions motor without removing the engine/ transmission as well as space in the dash to fit a steering servo. Effectively making the GT3 a Lego R/C car, in the same price range as some Tamyia R/C car kits.
While I'm not defending the price ($400 CAD is a hard punch to the wallet), if this can be done with the Bugatti as well, I think I'd be less upset about price.

Regardless, they nailed this set, looks amazing!

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By in Canada,

Looks awesome but there are other sets I would rather buy for that price.

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By in United States,

Those technic pins are getting expensive.

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By in Netherlands,

No one is commenting on the unique serial number. Any idea how many are going to be produced? Thinking of the dark blue 4x4 crawler a couple of years ago...

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By in United States,

Wow! A beautiful work of art.
Just amazing how they captured this vehicle.
I didn't read all the description, can you put in a motor and battery box?

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By in United States,

Looks like a blue version of the Porsche, and I didn't like that. So little functionality, only for display and its not even great to look at. Have barely heard of Bugatti, much less seen one. Dealers should give these sets out to buyers of the real thing.

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By in Netherlands,

Perhaps the TLG CEO was at the dealer trying to get a good deal on his new Bugatti and this set was the consequence.

In fact, given the price, the set is sufficiently as exclusive as the real thing.

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By in Germany,

Might make more sense to save up for the original, the price difference can't be that high.
What a great time to not be even remotely interested in cars.

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By in United Kingdom,

Just 'inspected' a built model in the Sheffield LEGO shop, sat alongside the Porsche.
I don't particularly care for either, but the Bugatti is much nicer: colour, shaping, greebling.
It's not as classic, as it's modelled on (and this is ALL subjective) an uglier car, but what really surprised me was the size; it's almost exactly the same dimensions as the Porsche (measured by eyeball), but much 'denser' than an already fairly packed model.
In conclusion to this extensive review, it will be a fantastic model to build, but as many have said, there's no need to pay full price (unless you want to show it off ASAP) as it it will be reduced in time; the Porsche has had 27% off at Amazon for months & months.
And, nope, I couldn't figure out where the key goes...!

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By in Austria,

Have been waiting for the news to come and to be honest, I feel kind of disappointed because the look in this Lego set didn't manage to capture the Essence of a Bugatti Chiron. It looks too much edgy in this rendition, compared to the actual vehicle. Maybe it is impossible to create a match with all the curves that the Chiron is. Well, at least the Porsche rendition looks closer to the origin than this. Apart from that, if I don't compare it with the real vehicle, it actually looks quite neat and cool. Maybe I'll just call it a Sonic Blue Roadster..

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By in Netherlands,

I don't understand the great differences in pricing. Here in The Netherlands it costs 400 euro, in Canada it costs 400 CAD, converted to Euro's = 265! Why do I have to pay 135 euro more because I live in Holland???

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By in Spain,

Nice model, but too expensive for me, I got the Porsche and that's my upper limit for this type of set.

Pity.

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By in Spain,

At a price of 419.99€ at Spain Lego [email protected] (590$, £368) it is too high for me. With the Porsche I got to my upper limit on this type of set, with this one it is way over the top.

Pity...

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By in New Zealand,

To everybody complaining about the price, there's a simple solution. Go out and buy a real Bugatti Chiron and a sledgehammer, attack the former with the latter ... sorted.

You save money against buying ludicrously priced LEGO and yet you still have a butt-ugly piece of junk that vaguely looks like a car. If you squint.

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By in United States,

^Or just buy the Speed Champions one instead, which is now going to be at Amazon (though OOS at the moment).

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By in United States,

This set is really cool and probably a must get for me. However, unlike the Porsche, this set didn't sell out right away or yet to be backordered on the US website when I last looked. So either Lego made many of them, or it wasn't as popular as most would of thought. As for the big Falcon. It used to be impossible to get, now it's been on the website for sale for a few weeks straight.

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By in Australia,

@ Martiniman. Unfortunately you are wrong. The parts are Dark Blue and Dark Azure. About the only classic blue in this set are some pins. I watched Sariel's video review, mixed feelings, awesome sequential gearbox, new parts. 600 dollars in Aus. I'm not tracking me getting this.

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By in Canada,

The Canadian price is not as dear as I feared, hurray!

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By in United Kingdom,

That price is ridiculous!!! Lego really is starting to become a play thing for the rich and wealthy and many people are finding themselves priced out of this hobby or turning to the dark side that is Lepin as they are almost certainly going to clone this if they haven’t already. It’ll be discounted on amazon before long though. I think all the technical elements are going to be hidden from view again like the Porsche which is a shame, hopefully they’ve improved the gearshift over the Porsche too although Technic functions are really wasted on a set like this which is most likely going to be a display piece rather than actually played with.

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By in United Kingdom,

Sariel has posted his review of the set over on YouTube if you want to check it out, he says the transmission has 16 gears but Lego says 8? It would seem it’s pretty wasted anyway as Sariel says there’s hardly any difference in the gear ratios.

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By in Canada,

In the video description he notes that is an error - it has 8 speeds.

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By in Netherlands,

^^ no word on the serial number i.e. it runs op to 20000 and that’s it?

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By in United Kingdom,

Overpriced by about a hundred pounds!

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By in United States,

I know the orignal car is like this too, but the front of the grill looks like a BIONICLE mouth, specifically the Hau.

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By in United States,

Meh. I'd rather get the less expensive and bigger Bucket Wheel Excavator.

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By in United Kingdom,

@Norikins Or wait and see what 42082 has to offer!!!

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By in United States,

i love how there is no windshield on the bigger car sets, is makes them look more life like.

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By in Netherlands,

@privatematrix
Oh, No! Dark azure..... I know the French call racing blue, or the blue in there flag azure, but the fact is it is nowhere near azure. More like sky-blue, with a purplish hue. I have a bicycle in racing/Bugatti Blue, and when I hold dark azure and plain blue next to it, plain blue is the best matching colour. That stupid French designer is colour blind.
I can imagine the contrast between blue and dark blue is not nice, but hey, dark blue is too light as well compared to the real midnight blue. Lego should have made this standard blue/black. It would have looked much better.

It also feels the seat is put in the front most position, like there has to be a grown up with long legs on the back seat..... Guess the size of the gearbox went over-board and putting the seats against the steering wheel was the only option to fit it.

So the Porsche remains the better super car. Take the wheel casing: the top is totally horizontal. That worked on the Porsche as it has the light 'tunnels' sticking out of the bonnet, but most super cars are more wedge-shaped. With the part from Porsche the side of the Bugatti looks awkward. Also I don't like the new rims. The Porsche rims are a nice in between: regular rims, slightly Porsche flavoured, but reusable for other models. These rims don't fit on anything than this ugly car. LEGO did reasonable job converting the design, but the original design is BFU. The distinct bonnet (seamless) and the engine cover (with road-bump section) are badly converted to LEGO bricks.

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By in Sweden,

Its funny. The price gap really IS crazy. $349.99 is about 3080 SEK. Yet we have to pay 3999 SEK for it here... I want it. But not THAT much.

On another more cheerful note - It is stunning! Really well made.... So, thumbs up to LEGO for that...

=)

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By in United States,

I saw this on LEGO.com a couple weeks ago when a friend saw it on a reseller site already, “sold out”. I sent the screenshot of LEGO showing available. I just received it as a birthday gift (I’m 52). Box is incredible, hated to cut the seals on it. 900 plus steps in the build is daunting, but will definitely be worth the effort in my opinion.

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