If you were asked to name things that are iconic from the 1980s, then I dare say that ‘Back to the Future‘ and the DeLorean DMC-12 would likely be among them. The connection between the two is, of course, synonymous and it’s almost impossible today to associate the one without a mention of the other. For those Lego master builders among you, therefore, and particularly those of you with a love for boomboxes, shoulder pads, or mullets, you’re definitely going to want to check this out as following an official announcement and update to their website, they have just released a brand new promo ahead of a ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean kit hitting the market!
Comprising of 1,872 pieces, this new Lego kit is by no means an overly challenging design which is good news for me as the thought of having several thousands of pieces lying around awaiting construction is more than a little intimidating. – Unlike a lot of kits where you get one finished product, however, this new ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean set is a bit different.
How is it different? Well, namely because you get to choose exactly which DeLorean you want to put together. Yes, the new Lego kit, shortly due for release, includes all the pieces necessary to construct each revised design from the entire film trilogy. – Now admittedly, the only moderate downside is that you can’t build all three as a sitting product at once. Namely, because there’s effectively a base model with modifications to be applied for each version.
So, unless you can afford 3 individual sets, you’re going to have a tricky choice to make. For me, I think I’d probably go for the original!
The Lego ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean is set to go on sale on April 1st. Although it doesn’t appear that pre-orders are (at least at the time of writing) not being accepted yet, however, if you are interested in checking this out, I’d probably suggest acting quickly and vigilantly as I can see this one being very popular.
If you do, therefore, want to learn more, you have a couple of options:
Admittedly, I’m not a huge fan of Lego, but I do love ‘Back to the Future’ and especially the DeLorean DMC-12. It is, in fact, my dream car. – Given that even rough (real world) running examples can cost something in the region of £25,000-£30,000, however, this £149.99 Lego kit still probably represents my closest opportunity to ever own one!
What do you think? – Let us know in the comments!