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Street Rod

This Street Rod is an alternative model from set 42000. Features – V8 engine – Rear wheel drive – Full independent suspension – Steering through HoG and steering wheel – Spoiler/ backcover with mini linear actuator – Opening doors and bonnet (manual) Background It’s been a while since I created an alternate from a Technic […]

Muscle car

Another alternate of Creator set 5867: #14 Muscle car. Muscle cars are particularly well known from the US, and basically consist of a stock car with a high performance, often V8 engine. They look quite ordinary and square, but have some specific features that give muscle cars their unique character. As an exemple one can […]

Ferrari F1

My first official model for The LEGO Group was this 8674 Ferrari F1, scale 1:8 for the Racers line. Features – Full independent suspension – V10 engine – Rear wheel drive – Steering – Detachable enginecover and nose Background After the succesful 8386 F1 Ferrari 1:10, the Racers team wanted a bigger version, with more […]

Concept Car

A modular Technic Supercar including 6-speed gearbox, full suspension, and V12. Features – Fully modular design, with separate units for: front and rear suspension, gearbox, and engine. – Lightweight Unibody frame – V12 engine – 6 speed gearbox, 5 + R – steering – independent wishbone suspension – front or rearwheel drive – opening doors, […]

Jeep Hurricane

A design study on the revolutionary powertrain of the Jeep Hurricane. Features – All wheel drive – All wheel steering – Full independent suspension – Skid steer option – Zero degree turning option – Double V8 engine Background In 2005 Jeep presented their ultimate Offroad vehicle on the Detroit motor show, the Jeep Hurricane. With […]

LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 1

  The LEGO® Build-It Book, Vol. 1: Amazing vehicles is now officially available! This book contains step-by-step, full color building instructions for 10 iconic vehicles. With just one group of LEGO bricks, you’ll be able to build any of the 10 models included in the book—from the easy-to-build Go-Kart to the intricate Rescue Truck. Other models […]

Go Kart

Alternate 15 from set 5867: Go Kart. Pretty much all racingdrivers start in go karts. There’s a good chance that you’ve tried one of those yourself. Due to their wide chassis and very low point of gravity, they are very stable on the circuit. Though they have small, often 1 cylinder engines, they still have […]

Transformer “SideSwipe”

The classic SideSwipe transformer, based on the Lamborghini Countach. 2 types of models were already a while on the ‘to do’ list. A highly detailed 1:17 scale sportscar, based on a real vehicle and a transformer. So why not combining them both using the original SideSwipe as inspiration? With a lack of specific wheelarches and […]