18 Lego professional builders have built a full scale Chevy Silverado for Chevrolet. The car company will display the model during the public days from 19-27 January at the Detroit Auto Show. It took the builders over 2,000 hours to assemble the 334 544 bricks.
Lego has released 16 of the upcoming Lego the Movie 2 winter sets.
Here are the sets:
70820 LEGO Movie Maker, 70821 Emmet and Benny’s Build and Fix Workshop, 70822 Unikitty’s Sweetest Friends EVER, 70823 Emmet’s Thricykle, 70824 Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi, 70825 Queen Qatevra’s Build Whatever Box, 70826 Rex’s Rex-treme Offroader, 70828 Pop-Up Party Bus, 70831 Emmet’s Dream House / Rescue Rocket, 70832 Emmet’s Builder Box, 70833 Lucy’s Builder Box, 70834 Metalbeard’s Heavy Metal Motor, 70835 Rex’s Rexplorer, 70836 Battle-Ready Batman and Metalbeard, 70841 Benny’s Space Squad, Benny and 3 astronauts. I really like the pink and blue astronauts in the seventies look plus that there are many new elements and colours.
Check out the reduced sets from Thursday to Monday, but be sure to look at what day your favorite is on sale since there is only one set per day. The LEGO® Friends 41347 Heartlake City Resort, motorized LEGO® DC Super Heroes 76112 App-Controlled Batmobile, the LEGO® City 60195 Arctic Mobile Exploration Base, LEGO® brick replica of the classic MINI Cooper 10242 with authentic details, LEGO® City 60195 Arctic Mobile Exploration Base.Free Exclusive LEGO® Christmas Gift (40292)
Now Blizzard also has shown the sets at BlizzCon. This means you can get your own picture of how the sets will look.
The six upcoming sets will be Tracer vs. Widowmaker, Hanzo vs. Genji, Dorado Showdown, D.Va & Reinhardt, a larger Bastion model and Watchpoint. The mini figures are unusually detailed.
From the 5th to 21st November 2018 Lego has a special free promotion with a micro build of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley. Qualifying purchase over 760 SEK or €74 on any LEGO merchandise. You don’t need to purchase a Harry Potter set.
Lego establishes Billund in Denmark as a global gathering point with a brand new headquarter. The building is located right beside the Legoland fun park and a short walk from Lego House. The external architectural features have elements with a distinct Lego look. The new office expresses creativity and innovation.
The build also includes a new ”LEGO People House”, an area with housing facilities and various activities for the employees from 35 nationalities working and visiting the new future headquarter.
Lego has won a landmark case in China against the Chinese clone manufacturer Lepin. The company has used Lego’s trademark and has been recreating sets and selling them at much lower prices. Lepin has no opportunity to appeal against the court’s decision. The company has to pay Lego a damage fee of 2.2 millon dollars or 20 MSEK. This is a positive step in order for future business in China.