Today sees the release of a whole range of new LEGO Speed Champions, with the cars finally moving up from six studs wide to eight studs wide. The new format allows for extra detail and better proportions, which is sure to please petrol heads.
76895 Ferrari F8 Tributo
76896 Nissan GT-R NISMO
76897 1985 Audi Sport quattro S1
76898 Formula E Panasonic Jaguar Racing GEN2 car & Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY
76899 Lamborghini Urus ST-X & Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO
It was back in 2015 that LEGO Speed Champions first launched, bringing affordable, collectible, real-world sports cars to the LEGO line-up. Each one has been six studs wide, using stickers to provide much of the detail on the cars. Now, for the first time, the cars are eigth studs wide, in a response to feedback that the previous sets had odd proportions.
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Sets have also launched in the Creator Expert, Star Wars, Disney, Marvel, Minecraft, Hidden Side, Trolls World Tour, Architecture, Speed Champions, NINJAGO, Technic, City, Friends, Creator and Classic themes.
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