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Lego’s Version Of The Ford GT Is What I’ve Always Wanted For Christmas

Anyone paying attention? This is the gift to buy! (But if we’re being honest, the $300.00 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Lego model is on the top of my list…)

In celebration of Ford’s return to Le Mans, the brilliant designers over at Lego just created the iconic GT40 and all new Ford GT in tiny Lego form. They released a video back in June of the two models racing around. It looked so good that they decided to build it as part of their already impressive Speed Champions line:

Here’s an interview of LEGO Speed Champions head of design, Craig Callum, talking about the design complexities and challenges of the GT40 and the Ford GT:

Too bad we’re just finding this now as the two vehicles, the new 2016 Ford GT and the 1966 Ford GT40, won’t be available as a set until March 1, 2017 at the Lego store for $29.99.

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(Source: YouTube)

About Hansen

The engineer amongst the crew, Hansen once built a mini baja car with his bare hands. Hansen had the opportunity to join Honda’s R&D team in Ohio but chose the life of the east coast and the defense industry instead. A die hard auto enthusiast he religiously follows the auto industry and loves long walks in the auto shows.

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