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LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248) Available Today for VIPs

LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248)

If you are a LEGO VIP member, you can now purchase the new LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248) on [email protected]icon as well as at LEGO Brand Stores. The set has 1,158 pieces and for some reason, the retail price has jumped up to $99.99 instead of $89.99 when it was first announced. If you aren’t a VIP member, you will be able to purchase the set on August 1st. I’ve already done a review of the set and if you want to see my opinions of the F40, head over to my previous post.

Build your very own Ferrari F40!

Experience the iconic Ferrari F40 firsthand, with sleek aerodynamic lines, vented, hinged rear hatch, opening doors and detailed interior.

Get up close to one of the world’s greatest supercars—the Ferrari F40! This awesome LEGO® Creator Expert replica of the iconic sports car with its sleek aerodynamic lines, distinctive rear spoiler and racing-red bodywork is packed with authentic brick-built details, including pop-up headlights, side air intakes and a vented rear hatch that opens to reveal a twin-turbocharged, 90-degree V8 engine! Open the doors and you’ll discover complete authenticity, right down to the crafted cabled door handles, steering wheel with Ferrari logo and 2 red racing seats, while under the hood you’ll find a luggage compartment and tools. A special windscreen element with printed A-pillars and custom-made, molded rim inserts with sturdy, road-gripping tires add the final touches to this intricately designed model, a must-have for all Ferrari fans!

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LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248) Review

LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248)

Late last month, LEGO officially revealed the LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248) to fans and there was an overwhelming positive response to it. The set contains 1158 pieces and retails for $89.99. The contents of the box includes 8 bags numbered 1 & 2 and a packaged instructions booklet along with a small sticker sheet.

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LEGO Interview with Ferrari F40 (10248) Designer Michael Psiaki and Car Facts

LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248)

Earlier today, LEGO announced the latest LEGO Creator set with the Ferrari F40 (10248) and along with the assets, LEGO also provided us with an interview they did with the set designer Michael Psiaki. Here he talks a little more in-depth about the details and challenges while creating the Ferrari F40.

Michael Psiaki is the designer of the LEGO Ferrari F40. In this interview he talks about details and challenges while creating this super sports car.

Did the sharp lines of the F40 make it an easy car to recreate with LEGO bricks?

Actually, the more I worked on this model the more I noticed how many subtle curves there are in the car. The car gets slightly wider and taller as you move towards the back. We managed to pull this off with a clever angled section just behind the doors. It also allowed us to get a really small gap in the frame when the doors close.

Where is the spare wheel?

On the real F40 there’s a compartment under the hood that looks like it should fit an extra wheel in it, but it’s actually too small. Instead there is a can of spray that can be used to patch any flat tires. Just like the real car, the compartment on the LEGO model is too small for a wheel, so we also included the can of spray.

What is one of the more interesting parts used in the model that we can’t see in the images?

There is a tooth element used

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LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248) Officially Revealed

LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 (10248)

LEGO has officially announced the latest addition to the LEGO Creator line, the Ferrari F40 (10248). This set has 1,158 pieces and will retail for only $89.99 which is a fantastic price for this licensed supercar. The Ferrari F40 (10248) will no doubt be a great set for car enthusiasts alike. It’ll be around the same size as the LEGO Creator Volkswagen T1 Camper Van (10220) and the LEGO Creator MINI Cooper (10242).

The LEGO Creator Ferrari F40 will be available for VIP members from July 15-31 and the general public on August 1. Check out the official press release below as well as more images of the set.

Build your very own Ferrari F40!

Experience the iconic Ferrari F40 firsthand, with sleek aerodynamic lines, vented, hinged rear hatch, opening doors and detailed interior.

Get up close to one of the world’s greatest supercars—the Ferrari F40! This awesome LEGO® Creator Expert replica of the iconic sports car with its sleek aerodynamic lines, distinctive rear spoiler and racing-red bodywork is packed with authentic brick-built details, including pop-up headlights, side air intakes and a vented rear hatch that opens to reveal a twin-turbocharged, 90-degree V8 engine! Open the doors and you’ll discover complete authenticity, right down to the crafted cabled door handles, steering wheel with Ferrari logo and 2 red racing seats, while under the hood you’ll find a luggage compartment and tools. A special windscreen element with printed A-pillars and custom-made, molded rim inserts with sturdy, road-gripping tires add the final touches to this intricately designed

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