LEGO just made a drivable Bugatti with a million pieces

A fully-functioning car has been built out of LEGO, and yes, you read that correctly

A fully-functioning car has been built out of LEGO, and yes, you read that correctly

Never mind cool-looking models that can fit on your shelf, Lego has built an exact recreation of Bugatti's supercar that actually works. The bodywork of the Chiron has been made out of a complex skin of Technics pieces, while even the Bugatti's airbrake is made out of lego - it's not as efficient as the real one's though.

We've seen incredible, massive LEGO builds before, including wonderful cars, but the LEGO Technic team has moved the standard for impressive assemblies forward-literally.

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This wonder of an automobile was created by the LEGO group, and will be unveiled today for the first time at the Grand Prix Formula 1 event in Monza, Italy.

It was designed and built by the same Czech Republic-based team that specializes in creations for Legoland attractions. Incredibly, no glue was used to hold the parts together either, a rarity even for large-scale static LEGO models, let alone one that can be driven. Lego used interconnected triangular segments that come together to make a Lego Technic fabric in order to match the iconic shape of the original vehicle. The replica consisted of almost all Lego elements and even has the same pop-up rear spoiler, which ran on Power Function motors and pneumatics. After Lego released a minified version of the Chiron last month, the plastic-building-block brand's mad scientists set out to construct a full-size replica of the rarified hypercar out of Lego Technic pieces - and more than that, they wanted to be able to drive it. Tires and wheels were supplied by Bugatti. That's no where near enough power to satisfying slam you back into your seat as you accelerate in this Chiron, but it's enough to get the model up to over 29km/h which is nothing to baulk at. Although to be fair, the auto was constructed using the more enhanced LEGO Technic, a product which has been around since 1977 and which the company markets as parts that combine to produce "advanced realistic models, full of gears, pneumatics and motors". The life-size and functioning model used over 1 million Technic elements, which includes the 2,304 electric motors and 4,032 gear wheels. There isn't a gas pedal, since the car's speed is based on the motor's output voltage.

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As icing on the cake, Lego got former Le Mans victor and test driver of the real Bugatti Chiron, Andy Wallace, to drive its Chiron replica.

"When I first saw the Lego Chiron, I was immediately impressed by the accuracy of the model and the minute attention to detail", he said.

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LEGO claims the vehicle has a theoretical performance of over 5.3 horsepower and an estimated torque of 92 Nm.

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