Published on December 30th, 2020 | by Subhash Nair0
Jeep Fans, There’s A LEGO Technic Wrangler Coming In 2021
If you’re a fan of all things Jeep, then you’ll be happy to learn that there’s a new collectible along the way. This also applies to fans of LEGO, by the way, as this is LEGO Technics model of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.
The LEGO model consists of 665 pieces, with a button-operated front steering system and axle-articulation suspension for that true ‘off-roader’ feel on your little model. LEGO say it’ll start to become available in stores around the world on New Year’s Day at US$49.99. Really, not the most expensive in the set.
Here’s the press release with more information.
Jeep® and the LEGO Group have revealed the newest LEGO® Technic™ model, the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Designed to emulate the iconic look, design and legendary off-road capabilities of the actual vehicle, this first-ever LEGO model of a Jeep SUV – the LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler – is ready to face any epic adventure.
The new model of this powerful SUV will provide a thrilling building experience for LEGO fans of all ages as they recreate the high-performance 4×4 systems, rugged tyres, fold-down rear seats and classic seven-slot grille in LEGO Technic form.
Once the build is complete, builders can create endless off-road adventures with the feature-packed, 665-piece model. A button-operated front steering system and powerful axle-articulation suspension means owners will love testing out the model on obstacles everywhere. The eye-catching, yellow-and-black color scheme is captivating in action or on display.
The LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler is designed for Jeep and LEGO fans alike, aged 9 and above. It will be available from 1 January, 2021, from LEGO.com, LEGO stores and other retailers globally, priced at £44.99 (49.99€ / $49.99).
The LEGO Group’s mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through the power of play. The LEGO System in Play, with its foundation in LEGO bricks, allows children and fans to build and rebuild anything they can imagine.
The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, its name derived from the two Danish words LEg GOdt, which mean “Play Well”. Today, the LEGO Group remains a family-owned company headquartered in Billund. However, its products are now sold in more than 130 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.LEGO.com.
Built on nearly 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with capability, craftsmanship and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence.
The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left and right-hand drive configurations and with petrol and diesel powertrain options. Jeep is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.