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Lego unveils new Dodge Charger from Fast & Furious films

The hottest film in the Quickly & Furious franchise may have been pushed back right...

The hottest film in the Quickly & Furious franchise may have been pushed back right until 2021 by the coronavirus outbreak, but that hasn’t stopped Lego from unveiling a 1,077-piece Technic variation of major character Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger. And with a great deal of the world on enforced lockdown, the package could prove the perfect antidote to homebound boredom.

The Charger highlighted in the 1st 2001 Quickly & Furious movie, has place in various appearances in subsequent sequels, and is established to return in the forthcoming film. Just like the genuine motor vehicle, the Lego Technic variation arrives with a V8 engine, total with moving pistons and cylinders.

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Double wishbone suspension, nitro bottles mounted in the boot, a wheelie bar and cockpit fireplace extinguisher all attribute, as does a stand that will allow the product to recreate the wheelies executed by the film motor vehicle.

The motor vehicle on which it is primarily based is the powerful R/T variation of the next-technology Charger, crafted from 1968 to 1971. The inventory R/T (short for road and keep track of) Charger came with a seven.two-litre 440 Magnum engine, with a more powerful seven.-litre Hemi engine optional. Modifications to the Quickly & Furious variation of the Charger consist of a vast supercharger, recreated in the Lego package.

The 1:thirteen-scale product is aimed at builders aged ten and previously mentioned, and is available to pre-order today, with international revenue opening on 27 April. Prices are however to be verified, but similarly complicated Technic sets retail for about £140.

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