Lego has partnered with but some other standard franchise, recreating its IP with little plastic bricks. This time, it is Transformers, the Eighties toy line of robots that turn into cars and vice versa. The primary set to emerge is none instead of collection hero Optimus Top, chief of the good-guy Autobots. Extremely, like the unique toy, the Lego robotic additionally transforms into the tractor part of a semi truck.
The Lego Optimus Top is created from 1,508 items and stands 13.5 inches tall in robotic shape. Fortunately, it is the unique Eighties depiction moderately than the needlessly complicated model from the Michael Bay reboot motion pictures. In robotic mode, it has 19 issues of articulation, which is almost definitely greater than what the unique toy had.
As well as, Optimus comes with a ion blaster gun, an “energon” fight awl, and jetpack. It additionally comes with a (the?) Matrix, an orb that bestows management upon the holder in keeping with collection lore, and an energon dice, the sparkling Clif Bars digested through the population of the Transformers universe.
In truck mode, the unique Optimus was once in accordance with a Freightliner FL86. The Lego equipment is not an actual fit for it, however will get the COE shape normally right kind. In car mode the Lego model measures 10.5 inches lengthy. There is not any trailer like the unique toy had, no longer even one you’ll purchase one by one. It is almost definitely simply as smartly, as a result of its look and disappearance within the cool animated film was once so nonsensical that enthusiasts have needed to conjure a whole backstory to provide an explanation for it.
Lego is indubitably plumbing the depths of Eighties nostalgia, with kits for the Ghostbusters Ecto-1, and the Again to the Long run DeLorean time device comprising different contemporary releases. The Lego Optimus Top will price $169.99 when it is going on sale June 1.