Take A Close-Up Look At The New Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron

Made from 3599 pieces and featuring 16 moving pistons, an adjustable wing and more, the new Lego Chiron is fantastically detailed

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As we write, it’s still 204 days until Christmas. But if you want an early start on writing your list, let us save you the effort, as it needs just one thing on it: this Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron. Oh yes.

It’s made up of 3599 pieces, which is nearly 1000 more than the Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS released a couple of years ago. As you’d expect then, it’s amazingly complex, with the designers going as far as making a W16 engine with moving pistons, and coupling it to a working eight-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

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Just like the real thing, it includes a speed key (made from Lego, obviously) which can be used to raise or lower the spoiler. The build process even includes a ‘marriage’ process between the partially-completed rear axle/engine assembly and the monocoque, mirroring the way Bugatti builds the Chiron in its Molsheim factory.

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If you’re thinking all this sounds rather expensive, you’re right: the kit costs £329.99 in the UK, and $349.99 in the US. From what we’ve seen so far though, it looks to be worth it. Not to mention rather a lot cheaper than buying a full-size Chiron…