Lego 60178 – Speed Record Car

Here is a nice ten dollars set. The new Speed Record Car is a City set with only seventy eight pieces with a pretty color scheme and a mini-figure, the pilot, wearing a traditional Octan red and green suite with a big printed logo.

At the front, the long orange nose hides a tiny wheel but capable of reaching several hundred miles per hour. The cockpit is protected by a big aerodynamic windshield and inside the pilot has the usual: a seat (where is stays almost lying down…) and a steering wheel (better not to move it quickly).

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Lego 40197 – Wedding Set

A re release of the 2016 seasonal set, Wedding Favor Set (, has just started surfing in the web. The new Wedding set (40197) features a hundred a thirty two pieces, a bit more than the previous model, and features the grooms, perfectly dressed, a nice arch of the altar with some great details, a path with flowers and the usual accessories: a lot of different hairstyles and the bouquet for the bride.

There’s no information for now about availability on stores but I’m sure than soon we’ll hear some more about it. The set should presumably retail around the ten dollars.

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Lego 40290 – 60 Years of Lego Brick

Lego has just unveiled the next promotional set, 60 Years of Lego Brick. As you can see, the box will contain four miniatures of older iconic sets, namely the Black Seas Barracuda (6285), the Airport Shuttle (6399), the Castle (375), and finally the Space Cruiser and Moonbase (928).

According to the January Store Calendar, the set, that will contain four hundred and twenty one pieces, will be available in a short period (between January 28th and February 14th ) with purchases over $125 and presumably in Europe of 125€ or more.

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Lego 75205 – Mos Eisley Cantina

Pictures of a new Star Wars set, Mos Eisley Cantina (75205), have just been unveiled by Toysrus, giving a pretty decent image of this new version of the set. If we compare it with the 2014 model, it is considerably smaller but it features some other elements that the previous version didn’t have.

The set includes besides the tavern a new Ubrikkian 9000 pod and four mini-figures (Greedo, Han Solo, Wuher, and a Sandtrooper) with assorted accessories in a total of three hundred and seventy six pieces. 

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Lego 60175 – Mountain River Heist

The Mountain River Heist is a new City Mountain Police set with almost four hundred pieces and a lot of nice vehicles to play with. The set intends to recreate a scene where a couple of robbers have stolen a safe car and all the pursuit that comes after the robber.

And for that, the set features three nice vehicles that include a police airplane, capable of flying and landing in the most inhospitable places, a red All Terrain Vehicle with six wheels and a green Bank Truck with gold inside. Four mini-figures (an officer, the van’s driver and a couple of crooks) are also included as well as a few additional elements such as a tricky tree, ready to fall on top of the truck and some accessories for the figures.

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