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THE REAL LEGO LAND — The people at LEGO Technic live by the slogan, "Build for Real."
The company wants to inspire kids, adults and anyone with a pulse to use LEGO Technic to build actual things that are fully functional. To prove their point, LEGO Technic went out of their way to make sure you know you can actually Build for Real.
The team built an exact 1:1 replica of a Bugatti Chiron completely out of LEGO Technic pieces. The car has working lights, a retractable spoiler and even a rearview mirror. The visual is stunning and borderline unbelievable to see, but that's just the surface. The guts of this model are what really impresses. The engineering team also built a functioning motor of LEGO Technic pieces.
It's hard to believe your eyes when you see the motor and you realize all of the time and effort that must have gone into building the engine. The fact that it not only works but also fits in the LEGO Technic Bugatti and makes it drive is just as amazing.
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But just to take everything a little further, LEGO did a test drive of their version of the $2 million car. They test drove it on Bugatti's own test track in Germany and even got the test driver of the Bugatti Chiron to take theirs for a spin.
It's amazing what a handful of smart people, a never-ending supply of LEGO Technic pieces and a whole lot of time can build. Now, why don't you build a functioning F-16? Let me know when that video is up.