LEGO has revealed a brick version of the classic Land Rover Defender 90, ready for small off-road adventures.
The new model commemorates Land Rover’s 75th anniversary and is based on one of the company’s most famous vehicles.
arrive Help launch a new seriesAfterwards, LEGO shipped an actual Defender 90 to the Scottish Highlands, where it housed the world’s most remote LEGO store.
build your own adventure
The Lego Icons Land Rover Classic Defender 90 is made from 2,366 pieces, allowing builders to choose between two different sizes.
You can choose a factory-look Defender, or a Defender custom-built to tackle the toughest terrain. Accessories include a winch, roof rack, tool box, sand ladder and snorkel intake.
Working suspension and steering were installed, and the doors and hood opened. The interior is filled with authentic Defender details, while the exterior features a classic combination of green body and white roof.
The Defender’s “Alpine” roof windows, flared wheel arches and exposed door hinges are also rendered in brick form.
Available in April
Lego previously released a Technic version of the current Land Rover Defender, which has a working winch.
“Bringing the classic Defender to life was no easy task. The Defender can take you anywhere, so during the design process we wanted to infuse the set with a sense of adventure,” says LEGO designer Kurt Kristiansen. “We can’t wait to see how the fans react.”
The Lego Icon Classic Defender will be available to order starting April 4, 2023. Even at £209.99, it’s much cheaper than the real thing…
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