Automobili Lamborghini has built a life-size replica of the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 using over 400,000 LEGO® Technic™ elements… Why? Well, according to Stephan Winkelmann President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, no reason other than to catch the imagination of Lamborghini and LEGO fans across the globe.
LEGO fans may recall the launch of the 1:8 scale LEGO® Technic™ Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 last year which had scissor doors and measured over 5” (13 cm) high, 23” (60 cm) long and 9” (25 cm) wide.
This latest Lambo brickwork is a life-sized version and uses 154 different types of LEGO elements, including 20 moulded specifically for the project and bizarrely is 1kg lighter than the Lamborghini Urus SUV!
Lamborghini is a dream for people around the world, and LEGO products provide creative inspiration for millions. We’re delighted to have collaborated on this unique edition of the Lamborghini Sián, that will catch the imagination of Lamborghini and LEGO fans alike
The mammoth building project was undertaken by a team of 15 designers, engineers and technicians who took a staggering 8,660 hours of development work and painstaking construction. Identical to the real-life Sián at 4,980 mm long, 2,101 mm wide and 1,133 mm high, the eye-catching big-boys toy uses an intricate fabric of bespoke interconnecting hexagonal LEGO Technic elements, paying homage to the six-sided shape that is integral to Lamborghini’s design language.
The Sián’s name, meaning ‘flash’ or ‘lightning’ in Bolognese dialect, is honoured by the LEGO Group’s experts who have ensured that the lights, built entirely from Technic elements, and the sleek lightning bolt that flashes along the body, reflect how the real Sián’s epsilon headlights and hexagonal taillights power up and down. Inside the cockpit, the detail continues with a brick-built steering wheel featuring the Lamborghini emblem and Italian flag, LEGO built dashboard controls and racing seats.
This is the first large-scale model from the LEGO Group to have a paintbrush-effect UV colour coating. The colour, which is a perfect match to the 1:8 scale LEGO Technic model, was applied by Automobili Lamborghini’s paint shop.
Our designers love a challenge, so you can imagine their delight when we tasked them to think slightly larger than normal with this model. They jumped at the chance of teaming up with our amazing designers and engineers who build these impressive life-sized models at our Kladno factory’s model production workshop in the Czech Republic and really pushing the boundaries of what can be done with LEGO Technic. The creativity that the system allows meant it was possible to really do justice to the exceptional design of the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37
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