Published on February 14th, 2022 | by Aaron Fernandez0
McLaren has teamed up with Lego to launch the Lego McLaren Formula 1 Race Car
Designed in close collaboration between engineering experts from the Lego Groups and McLaren Racing as the new Formula 1 race car was in development. This new model pays homage to the McLaren team’s iconic 2021 season livery, while giving fans a glimpse of what to expect with the new McLaren Racing’s new F1 season model.
This new Lego Technic McLaren Formula 1 race car is the first Technic incarnation of a Formula 1 car. This 65cm long model features a V6 cylinder engine with moving pistons, steering activated from the cockpit, suspension and a differential lock. It is a 1432 piece set that is an accurate replica of the actual McLaren Formula 1 race car.
James Key, Executive Director, Technical, of McLaren Racing said: “We are excited to unveil the unique LEGO Technic model of our McLaren F1 car, a fun and engaging product that celebrates our 2021 season livery while giving fans a hands-on interpretation of the new 2022 F1 car design. This has been made possible by an agile collaboration with the LEGO Group team, who have truly embraced the spirit of our brave and bold approach to design. The final product looks fantastic, and we cannot wait to make this available to our fans.”