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Life imitates art: Porsche builds full-sized version of Lego 911 Turbo

Life imitates art: Porsche builds full-sized version of Lego 911 Turbo image

Marcus De Guzman / Porsche | April 19, 2018 12:14

Porsche supersizes a Lego 911 Turbo with giant bricks

What's big, green and packs a turbocharged flat-six? A Porsche 911 Turbo. Seeing life-sized Lego versions of automobiles are nothing new, but Porsche did something different with this particular 911.

While it does resemble a classic 911 Turbo 3.0 from the 1970s, not everything is what it seems. Normally we'd think LEGO built this particular 911 to pay homage to the Stuttgart-based manufacturer. But this was actually done by Porsche themselves and is based off the Lego Speed Champions 911 Turbo.

Porsche 911 Turbo LEGO

We are not exactly sure as to how Porsche made this possible as the manufacturer did not go into details, but our best guess is that they used fiberglass and heavy-duty plastics to make the Lego bricks and then bolted them on piece by piece. From the signature headlights, to the wheels and all the way to the iconic 'tear drop' shaped profile, this 911 Turbo brick perfectly captures the essence of the original Lego collectible.

Sadly, it will not be on display for long at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart - it will be on exhibit only until April 19.

Porsche 911 Turbo LEGO

The only question now is will Lego or Porsche ever sell a life-sized version of it in the near future?