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Lego unveils new Dodge Charger from Fast & Furious films

The most up-to-date movie in the Rapidly & Furious franchise might have been pushed back...

The most up-to-date movie in the Rapidly & Furious franchise might have been pushed back again till 2021 by the coronavirus outbreak, but that hasn’t stopped Lego from unveiling a one,077-piece Technic edition of principal character Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger. And with a lot of the planet on enforced lockdown, the package could verify the best antidote to homebound boredom.

The Charger highlighted in the to start with 2001 Rapidly & Furious movie, has put in different appearances in subsequent sequels, and is set to return in the forthcoming movie. Just like the authentic automobile, the Lego Technic edition will come with a V8 engine, comprehensive with going pistons and cylinders.

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Double wishbone suspension, nitro bottles mounted in the boot, a wheelie bar and cockpit fireplace extinguisher all feature, as does a stand that lets the product to recreate the wheelies performed by the movie automobile.

The automobile on which it is dependent is the strong R/T edition of the 2nd-generation Charger, constructed from 1968 to 1971. The stock R/T (brief for street and observe) Charger arrived with a seven.2-litre 440 Magnum engine, with a far more strong seven.-litre Hemi engine optional. Modifications to the Rapidly & Furious edition of the Charger contain a broad supercharger, recreated in the Lego package.

The one:thirteen-scale product is aimed at builders aged ten and higher than, and is offered to pre-get today, with world wide sales opening on 27 April. Rates are still to be confirmed, but likewise elaborate Technic sets retail for around £140.

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