Here's A Mesmerising Timelapse Of A Life-Sized Lego McLaren 720S Being Built

It took 2000 man hours and 280,000 Lego bricks to make this full-size 720S replica

Remind me later

Perhaps the most interesting thing about this giant model - first revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed - is how much of it is actually Lego. There’s a basic metal platform, a bit of framework for the wheels (which are real McLaren 720S rims) to be bolted to, and that’s it.

280,000 Lego bricks were used to make the thing, and the completed car weighs 1451kg - just over 30kg more than the kerb weight for the real 720S.

If this huge 1:1 scale model is ever sold, it’ll no doubt be rather expensive. And a little impractical. Fortunately, Lego will sell you a much smaller Speed Champions 720S for a pithy £12.99.