The London Bus comes in a box that is over 20,000 cm³ but something BIGGER is coming… ? 4.86 times bigger, to be exact! ? pic.twitter.com/kgntOZZ5Ua
The official LEGO Twitter account tweeted this mysterious covered box alongside the LEGO Creator Expert 10258 London Bus, promising that the upcoming set will be 4.86 times bigger than the British vehicle. The presumption is that this will long rumoured and much anticipated 75192 Millennium Falcon, an updated version of the famous 2007 UCS edition.
Previous rumours suggest that the set will be announced on September 1, which indicates that fans may get a month of cryptic clues until the big announcement. The launch date is expected to be October, ahead of the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on December 14. The set is expected to contain both the classic Falcon crew and a set of sequel trilogy minifigures, with two different radar dishes.
A further Millennium Falcon is expected to be released the following April, when the LEGO sets for the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo stand alone films are launched.
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