Last year we were a bit worried about the Speed Champions line as there were no news about the upcoming sets, but now the full 2021 range is revealed! They will be available from the 1st of June (might depend on the region).
Here are all my detailed reviews about these fantastic new sets. The first one has the following cars:
The LEGO LEGO NASA 10283 Space Shuttle Discovery set was unveiled today by LEGO, and I have to say this is truly a fantastic one! It features the Space Shuttle Discovery performing the STS-31 mission, including a detailed replica of the Hubble Space Telescope!
The set will be available from the 1st of April 2021, the price is 179,99 EUR/199,99 USD/169.99 GBP
In the video you can see the following details:
Box front and back
Exterior and interior details of the LEGO Space Shuttle Discovery and the Hubble Space Telescope
Working functions of the set
Comparison with the real Space Shuttle Discovery that is currently on display in the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Details about the interview with former NASA astronaut Dr. Kathy Sullivan who was a member of the STS-31 mission
The new LEGO Powered Up system has its benefits, but it has a new connector type so it is not compatible with the Power Functions parts. LEGO did not give us yet a converted cable, and there’s no extension cable either. PV Productions offers both of them, so let’s take a closer look!
The LEGO Technic 42113 Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey set was cancelled because of its military relations, but as it was discovered soon it has another dark secret. It seems to destroy quickly some of its internal gears even when operated normally. How and why does it happen? Can it be fixed? Check out all the details in this video!
Here is the guide that can help you with a simple disassembly to be able to separate the top section and get access to the gears:
The first possible fix that did not work on a longer term was published by Huw on Brickset.
I found the second fix on Eurobricks in the 42113 reconstruction guide topic, published by wg100.
The LEGO Technic 42113 Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey was the most waited set of 2020, but unfortunately LEGO decided to cancel the release and only a handful of sets reached the stores. I managed to get one with the help of the amazing guys over at the Moscow Technic Crew RLUG, so you can watch the detailed building walkthrough and feature review video:
Here is my detailed building review of the LEGO Technic 42114 6×6 Volvo Articulated Hauler. Please note that the Control+ profile used in the video is still a beta version, I’ll do a separate presentation of the functions once the update is released officialy:
While we are waiting for the 2020 August Technic sets to arrive, Andrej joined us today to share a review with you about a classic set. Hope you’ll enjoy this article, if you would like to read similar reviews then make sure to check out his blog!
This is an article about the classic 8443 LEGO set of a forest tractor released originally back in 1996 towards the end of the studded Technic era. We can see a very nice design with a lot of red parts, 6 wheels and a grappling arm.
The LEGO 10277 Crocodile Locomotive is inspired by the Class Ce 6/8 II locomotive, first built for the Swiss Federal Railways between 1919 and 1927. This train model measures over 6” (16cm) high, 20.5” (52cm) long and 3.5” (8cm) wide. The recommended price is – 99.99 EUR – 899DKK – 99.99USD. Here is my review of the set:
Back in January after the Nuremberg Toy Fair we already knew some details about the 2020 summer wave of the LEGO Technic sets. We had to wait another 6 months to have official images about them, they first appeared in the LEGO 2HY catalog and a few days later additional official images were posted by some retailers. Here is the video I made about the sets based on the photos in the catalog:
In the past 2 years I followed the development of the Powered Up system very closely, and I published a lot of content about it. There were many questions raised about the system itself, why it is developed this way, and what will be the development path in the future.
I’m happy to say that you’ll get answers to a lot of questions today, because I had the chance to do this interview with Mr. Flemming Bjørn Jessen, who is the product owner of the Powered Up app at LEGO.