LEGO Minions: The Rise of Gru sets revealed

The LEGO Group has unveiled the five new sets that will be released based on Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Minions: The Rise of Gru will be released on July 3, with a range of LEGO sets on the way ahead of the film. Today, the LEGO Group is revealing the five LEGO sets that fans of the yellow characters will be tracking down. They are all just as strange and off-the-wall as the Minions’ antics.

Specially moulded pieces have been developed for the Minions’ bodies and heads to give them each individual character. The sets range from 4+ models with plenty of large pieces to large versions of the Minions75551 Brick-Built Minions and Their Lair can build three different Minions, but only two at once.

75546 Minions in Gru’s Lab
Characters included: Kevin and Otto
87 pieces

LEGO 75546 Minions in Grus Lab

Official product description:
Ready to get inventive with the LEGO Minions in Gru’s Lab set? The Minions have helped to transform Gru’s basement into a laboratory. Now they’re preparing to have some fun. Watch them create mischief as they slide into the bananas and test out a vehicle on the ramp. See if they can make a vehicle crash into the fence!

75547 Minion Pilot in Training
Characters included: Bob and Stuart
119 pieces

LEGO 75547 Minion Pilot in Training

Official product description:
Take to the skies with LEGO Minions Bob and Stuart. They’re on a mission to save Gru and are piloting a plane for the daring rescue. Stuart is the pilot and Bob is a flight attendant in the passenger cabin, so it’s sure to be a bumpy ride. Watch out – an accident-prone Minion might fall into the toilet. And don’t forget to find the fart blaster for extra fun!

75549 Unstoppable Bike Chase
Characters included: Bob, Stuart and Gru
136 pieces

LEGO 75549 Unstoppable Bike Chase

Official product description:
The chase is on! Help Gru and the Minions protect the zodiac stone from the villains who want it back. They’ll need to be speedy to outwit the evildoers. Luckily there’s a banana to throw as they ride along. Gru’s taking control of the LEGO Minions Unstoppable Bike Chase, with Bob helping up front. Meanwhile, Stuart’s enjoying a thrilling ride as he’s dragged along on the rocket skates.

75550 Minions Kung Fu Battle
310 pieces
Characters included: Kevin, Otto and Stuart

LEGO 75550 Minions Kung Fu Battle

Official product description:
Join the Minions for kung fu training and celebrations at the LEGO Minions Kung Fu Battle. First the Minions practice kung fu moves using the weapon rack and rotating wooden dummy. Then they can parade with the Chinese dragon before admiring the pretend ‘fireworks’ stud shooters that fire from the top of the temple. Watch out for the dramatic reveal as Otto appears out of the temple.

75551 Brick-Built Minions and Their Lair
876 pieces
Characters included: Stuart, Kevin and Bob

LEGO 75551 Brick Built Minions and Their Lair

Official product description:
Want to step inside the unpredictable world of the Minions? Well, now you can! Build your favorite Minion then turn it around to reveal their room. Check out the figure version of each character. Put them inside the room to explore the mischievous personality of each Minion. Create inventions with Kevin in the lab or pop Stuart in his bedroom. Then rebuild Kevin into Bob with his kung fu playset.

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