LEGO has officially announced the next phase of its business. LEGO Technic set. McLaren Formula 1 Race Car (42141). Releasing on March 1, the set has 1,432 pieces and will retail for $179.99/179,99€/£159.99. McLaren will also include a V6 cylinder engine with moving pistons, steering activated via cockpit, suspension, and differential lock.
Embrace your inner racer with the stunning new LEGO® Technic McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car
Billund, Denmark 8th February 2022- Drivers, get ready to fuel your Formula 1 passion as you get the new LEGO® Technic™ McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car ready for the tracks! This new model will be the star of any collection. It’s packed with incredible design and functionality.
This LEGO model is a rare example of engineering excellence. Designed in close collaboration between engineering experts from the LEGO Group and McLaren Racing as the new Formula 1 race car was in development, the new model plays homage to the team’s iconic 2021 season livery, while giving fans a glimpse of what they might expect from McLaren Racing’s new F1 season model. The LEGO TechnicMcLaren’s original McLaren model was the inspiration for the McLaren Model. It features a V6 engine that has moving pistons and steering activation from the cockpit. There is suspension and a differential locking.
The new LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car is the first LEGO Technic incarnation of a Formula 1 car and offers racing fans a meticulous translation of McLaren’s pioneering design and cutting-edge technology that’s so crucial on-track. This set allows Formula 1 fans to unwind and recharge while engaging in a focused building activity that encourages their passion for the sport. “The partnership between the LEGO Group and McLaren continuously develops each time we get together for the next collaboration. We never stop trying to excite and inspire our fans by pushing the limits of possibility through the technology and designs produce, both on the race track and with LEGO building.”Neils Horsted Head of Product LEGO Technic
James Key, Executive Director, Technical, McLaren Racing, said:
“We are excited to unveil the unique LEGO Technic model of our McLaren F1 car, a fun and engaging product that celebrates our 2021 season livery while giving fans a hands-on interpretation of the new 2022 F1 car design. This has been made possible by an agile collaboration with LEGO Group team, who have truly embraced the spirit of our brave and bold approach to design. The final product looks fantastic, and we cannot wait to make this available to our fans.”
This 1,432-piece LEGO model will bring McLaren Racing fans immense pride when it reaches the finish line. It measures more than 5 inches. (13 cm) high, 25.5 in. (65 cm) long, 10.5 in. The model is 27 cm wide and finished with sponsor stickers. This makes it a great display item.
The LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car will be available globally from March 1st, 2022 from LEGO.com, in LEGO stores and other retailers globally, and McLaren’s worldwide retailer network, with an RRP of 179,99€/179,99$/£159.99 GBP.