In a surprise move today, LEGO announced the LEGO Technic Ferrari 488 GTE (41425) in a reveal video posted over the different LEGO media platforms.
LEGO Technic’s latest Ferrari offering joins the LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 (42096) in that range of 1:10 scale models which is kind of in-between the larger 1:8 scale models like the LEGO Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 (42115) and Bugatti Chiron (42083) models.
It consists of 1,677 individual LEGO Technic elements and will have a recommended retail price of SGD279.90.
The LEGO Technic Ferrari 488 GTE (41425) will park itself on the shelves of all LEGO Brand and Certified Stores on January 4th 2021.
ACCELERATE INTO THE ADRENALINE-FUELLED WORLD OF ENDURANCE RACING WITH THE LEGO TECHNIC FERRARI 488 GTE “AF CORSE #51”
SINGAPORE, 24 November 2020 ‒ Today, the LEGO Group reveals the latest model to line up on the grid, the LEGO® Technic
TM Ferrari 488 GTE “AF CORSE #51”. Having delivered prestigious wins for the Prancing Horse in the world’s toughest endurance races, the racetrack icon is replicated in minute detail to encapsulate the same unmistakeable Italian spirit as its real-life counterpart.
This racing car model is packed with authentic features and beautiful design elements making it a true expression of Ferrari’s endurance racer. The fierce looking model features front and rear suspension, aerodynamic curves, a V8 engine with moving pistons and a steering wheel emblazoned with the Prancing Horse badge to help the model truly come alive. Original race
number, sponsor stickers and the authentic Tricolore paint job add the perfect finish to this epic model.
Designed to help LEGO fans and those who love motor racing experience the thrills of life in the fast lane, this 48cm (19 in) long racing model is crafted from 1,677 LEGO Technic elements making it a rewarding and absorbing build for older builders aged 18+ who love endurance racing, motorsport and Ferrari cars. Once complete, builders can take it out for a spin or proudly display it for spectators.
The LEGO® Technic TM Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” will be available from January 4th 2021 across LEGO Certified Stores, LEGO Official Store on Lazada, Shopee and Amazon, as well as major retailers and department stores in Singapore, priced at SGD279.90.
”Having the chance to recreate a Ferrari in LEGO Technic form is an absolute childhood dream come true” says Lars Krogh Jensen, Designer, LEGO Technic. “Ferrari is renowned for their truly incredible vehicles so I knew I had to push the boundaries of the LEGO Technic system to do juStice to the dominating racetrack idol. This model captures the sophisticated silhouettes of the iconic car while paying homage to its engineering powers to captUre the true essence of the 488 GTE. The bUild is a great challenge for any fan who appreciates excellent design and is interested in learning more about the engineering and technology that goes into crafting such an impressive car.”
Alessandro Pier Guidi, Ferrari Competizioni GT Official driver, commented: “When I was a kid I played quite often with LEGO bricks, so when I saw this reproduction of the Ferrari 488 GTE I was really impressed, especially considering some of the features they managed to replicate. I have to say that to see a LEGO Technic model of a car that I raced and carried my name on has made me very proud.”
The LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51″ is the first LEGO Technic model to be designed with Ferrari and continues the more than 15 year-long partnership between the two brands.
42125 LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” (SGD279.90)