LEGO Technic 42099 4X4 X-treme Off-Roader detailed review and comparison

Unboxing, Speed build and detailed review about the LEGO Technic 42099 4X4 X-treme Off-Roader set. This is the first Technic set to include the new Control+ hub and the L and XL motors, we’ll check all of them in details and also compare the performance of the set to the 9398 / 41999 Crawler!

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Brand new LEGO Technic sets are available for pre-order in the US!

If you’re in the US then today is your lucky day – you can pre-order the brand new LEGO Technic 42099 4X4 X-treme Off-Roader and the other Technic sets, they will be delivered by August 1, 2019.

  • LEGO Technic 42099 4X4 X-treme Off-Roader – click here
  • LEGO Technic 42098 Car Transporter – click here
  • LEGO Technic 42097 Compact Crawler Crane – click here
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LEGO Powered Up components available at shop.lego.com & app update

Update – I created a page dedicated to Powered Up to have all information available in one place. Click here!

I presented you in details all the LEGO Powered Up components in January in my video and we’ve been waiting for these parts to show up at shop.lego.com since then. The wait is finally over, you can buy them following the links below – click on the Euro / USD / GBP price for the country-specific LEGO shop site.

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Lego RC basics – 3. Controllers

In this episode of the Lego RC basics tutorial series we are focusing on the different controllers available for Power Functions and Powered Up. The following control solutions are presented:

– Power Functions Infrared receivers/remotes

– SBrick

– BuWizz

– CaDa 2.4GHz battery & remote

– Boost

– Powered Up

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All we know about the LEGO 42100 Liebherr R 9800 set

UPDATE #4 – Here is my full review with unboxing, build details, feature presentation and an outdoor field test in a quarry!

UPDATE #3 – According to zusammengebaut.com LEGO Germany confirmed that the release of the set will be delayed until October 2019 because of some production problems of certain parts. This delay does not affect the other Technic sets scheduled for August.

UPDATE #2 – Check out my detailed summary about the Powered Up system and the currently available components that will power this set as well

UPDATE – We received a some detailed images of this gigantic construction set from the Bauma 2019 convention that happened last week (image source – Promobricks)

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