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LEGO Technic McLaren Teaser Video

The LEGO Technic Facebook page has put up a teaser video for a new LEGO Technic McLaren set coming soon. Rumors from a few months ago has a 2021 set coming out with the McLaren Senna GTR (42123) which has 830 pieces and retailing for €49.99. It’s interesting to see the amount of pieces going into a Technic set for at that price point if it’s true. If there’s a teaser, that usually means the announcement of the set should be coming soon so stay tuned.

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LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender (42110) Amazon Sale – October 2020

The LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender (42110) is currently on sale over at Amazon for 20% off the normal retail price. It is now priced at $159.99 which is $40 off and is a great deal for a licensed Technic set. This is also the lowest price that it has been on Amazon. You have to select the Frustration-Free Packaging or else you’ll only get it for 11% off if you choose Standard Packaging.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche (515153) Revealed as Potential Future Set

Today the LEGO Lead User Lab has revealed a teaser of a new LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche (515153) that could be released in the future. The prototype set basically the LEGO Technic Porsche 911 RSR (42096) combined with the power of LEGO MINDSTORMS which gives it some enhanced features including full autonomous driving, programmable LED headlights, and distance sensoring. As of right now, there are no details of the set except that it potentially has 819 pieces.

There is an “I Want It” button which takes you to a form to fill out of how you feel of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche (515153). Unfortunately, the form is only open for UK residents which is an interesting geographical restriction. Giving your feedback will enter your to win a copy of LEGO Technic Porsche 911 RSR (42096).

Test drive the new LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche. It’s a supercar, but not as we know it.

• Advanced Computing visor sensor providing full autonomous driving
• WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity
• Ultra-sonic sensor to detect objects and measure distance
• LEGO smart hub with 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis gyro sensor
• Programmable LED headlights
• 7.3v Lithium ion battery USB charging port

Thank you for your interest!

Unfortunately the LEGO® MINDSTORMS Porsche is not yet available for sale, but we are working hard to make it a reality in the near future.

We would greatly appreciate hearing your honest opinion on this idea. Give us your feedback here and you will automatically enter the competition to win a LEGO Porsche 911 RSR

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LEGO October 2020 Double VIP Point Set

It’s a new month and that means there is a new double VIP point set that you can get on the LEGO Shop which is the LEGO Technic Concrete Mixer Truck (42112). It retails for $119.99 and you can get 1,560 points for it. Note that it is only one set that qualifies for double points for October which is strange since we’ve been getting two sets every month for a while now. Either way, it’s a decent set for the price considering it’s a Technic set which tends to be a little more expensive side.

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LEGO Technic Porsche 911 RSR (42096) Amazon Sale – September 2020

The LEGO Technic Porsche 911 RSR (42096) is currently on sale on Amazon for 15% off. It is now priced at $127.40 which is the lowest price it has been at since March. The Porsche isn’t as large as the Porsche 911 GT3 RS (42056) but it is still pretty big measuring in at over 5 inches (13cm) high, 19 inches (50cm) long and 7 inches (20cm) wide.

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Rest of Summer 2020 LEGO Products Available on [email protected] – August 2020

LEGO has finally released the rest of the summer 2020 sets on LEGO [email protected] here in North America. We thought a majority of these sets were supposed to be out at the beginning of the month but everything was pushed back a month. Intended for an updated September 1 release, the launch of these sets have now been pushed up a week, go figure. I’ve organized the sets by theme so you can easily find the ones you want. As of this post, the promotion for the LEGO Speed Champions Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO (30342) polybag is still available with purchases of $35 or more.


LEGO Architecture

The White House (21054) – $99.99


LEGO Art

Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe (31197) – $119.99
The Beatles (31198) – $119.99
Star Wars The Sith (31120) – $119.99


LEGO City

Central Airport (60261) – $59.99
Passenger Airplane (60262) – $99.99
Ocean Mini Submarine (60263) – $9.99
Ocean Exploration Submarine (60264) – $39.99
Ocean Exploration Base (60265) – $79.99
Ocean Exploration Ship (60266) – $149.99


LEGO Creator

Space Rover Explorer (31107) – $39.99
Caravan Family Holiday (31108) – $69.99
Pirate Ship (31109) – $99.99


LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes

Batcave (10919) – $29.99


LEGO Friends

Olivia’s Flower Garden (41425) – $9.99
Heartlake City Park Cafe (41426) – $19.99
Emma’s Fashion Shop (41427) – $29.99
Heartlake City Airplane (41429) – $69.99
Summer Fun Water Park (41430) – $99.99
4+ Stephanie’s House (41398) – $39.99
Beach House (41428) – $49.99
Party Boat (41433) – $79.99


Harry Potter

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LEGO Powered Up Shopping Limits Increased

If you’ve been shopping for the LEGO Powered Up parts, you may have noticed that there were limits of 2 or 3 that you can purchase. This was an issue because more complex builds may need more parts than that. LEGO has listened and they have now increased the Powered Up parts to five. Although there is still the “lifetime purchase limit,” that will be addressed in the future of when you can order them again.

For the past few weeks I have been working with Retail, Consumer Services and our Order Verification Team to stress the need to examine the limits on certain products and the current limit time frame. Your voices are heard and we recognize that there are certain items where the need to purchase additional motors or hubs is critical. We are also in a situation where production is limited due to the virus.

There are concerns around increasing the limits on certain products that have long lead times. Powered elements are a very good example of an item with a significant lead time. If we go back to 2016 when 10254 The Holiday Train was released train motors, HUBs and remotes sold out prior to November and were out of stock for over 6 months. This was a very challenging time for everyone as you could not power the train or any other product you just received. Hence the need for limits.

While we do not have any information to share on the purchase limit time frame, we can share that

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