With a manufacturing run restricted to simply 249, the McLaren Elva is undeniably tough for collectors to acquire. Lego simply made it that little bit simpler, nevertheless, by providing the million-dollar British supercar in miniature brick type.
The Danish firm has simply unveiled the McLaren Elva Pace Champions set that enables auto lovers to hand-assemble their very personal model of the luxe open-top roadster similar to the marque does at its facility in Woking, England. Better of all, it’s priced at roughly $20, one thing of a cut price in comparison with the $1.6 million the precise four-wheeler calls for.
Designed in collaboration with McLaren, the detailed 263-piece mannequin measures 1.5 inches excessive by 6 inches lengthy by 3 inches large and bears all of the hallmarks of its namesake. To recap, the Elva is billed because the McLaren’s lightest and most progressive supercar but, with a thundering 804 hp, twin-turbo V-8 that catapults it from zero to 60 mph in lower than three seconds.
Similar to the unique, the duplicate doesn’t have a roof, windscreen or home windows for spectacular aerodynamics even on a small scale. It additionally sports activities the Elva’s signature large chassis and Lively Air Administration System (AAMS) vents, together with an correct two-seat cockpit.
Along with the pint-sized speedster, the set contains a miniature figurine impressed by McLaren’s principal improvement engineer for the Final Sequence, Rachel Brown, which comes full with a helmet, race swimsuit and wrench.
Brown has labored on a slew of unbelievable vehicles, such because the Senna GTR and the Elva, shepherding all of them the best way from idea to manufacturing whereas managing components corresponding to monitor and aerodynamic wind tunnel testing. She additionally supported the design and creation of Lego’s McLaren Senna GTR, which was launched final January.
“It’s superb to have witnessed the Elva go from a boundary-pushing idea drawing all the best way to closing automobile manufacturing,” Brown stated in a press release. “It feels much more particular now to see all of that arduous work remodeled into the Lego Pace Champions Elva mannequin for us to share with youngsters and followers internationally.”
If you wish to add a (mini) McLaren Elva to your assortment, you’ll be able to decide up the the set from June 2021.