Technic turns 40 this year, an impressive milestone for the specialist LEGO theme, and the design team have come up with a special model to celebrate. Using pieces from three of the year’s new releases, fans can build an updated version of classic set 8860 Car Chassis.
Brickset found the instructions for the build already uploaded to the official LEGO website. The build requires parts from 42057 Ultralight Helicopter, 42061 Telehandler, and 42063 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure.
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Each LEGO Technic set released this year includes a special brick, printed to commemorate the long-running theme’s anniversary. This special updated build demonstrates just how much has changed in the world of LEGO design over the years, and make a nice bonus for us hardcore fans of the theme.