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    ETC: This fully functional, life-size Lego car is powered by air [w/video]
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    We've some pretty amazing machines made out of Lego bricks over the past several years, but this project, built by Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida, takes the cake as the most impressive. After all, not only is it built in full scale, it can move under its own power with human beings on board. ...

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    Video: Rush gets the Lego trailer treatment
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    What is it with reenacting real life and movies in Lego? It is now practically its own form of cinema, with so many spoofs of so many events that there are Top Ten lists highlighting excellent pieces of work like this Lego trailer for Cars 2, the 2012 London Olympics, a hilarious Star Wars ...

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    Lego approves fan-made Mars Rover Curiosity set for production [w/video]
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    Lego has announced that the Mars Rover Curiosity will become the Danish company's next user-designed Cuusoo set to reach store shelves. The company's Cuusoo program allows anyone to submit an idea for a Lego set that could make it to production. After having been among a small group of sets to ...

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    ETC: Lego Caterham Seven does Chapman proud [w/video]
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    A chap who calls himself "Sheepo" has a habit of making custom creations out of Lego bits. These aren't kits, these are the expressions of his own automotive imagination using traditional Lego and Lego Technic parts. His year so far seems mostly devoted to suspension builds and a Land Rover ...

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    Lego Ferrari Formula 1 car unveiled in Australia
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    We have enough Lego fans on the Autoblog team that, were cars wiped off the face of the Earth tomorrow, our fall-back plan would be to launch Legoblog: We Obsessively Cover The Lego Industry. So a full-size Ferrari F1 car made entirely out of Lego bricks is something that's sure to catch our ...

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    Video: R/C Lego A-Team van is triple-geek cool
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    By now, you've probably gathered we have a soft spot for clever Lego creations. And, if you've been paying attention, you likely know we love remote-controlled gadgets more than some of our own relatives, so combining the two is a surefire way to grab our attention. Throw in a little homage to ...

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    Official: Lego will offer Back to the Future DeLorean set in 2013 [w/video]
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    You mean to tell me you created a time machine... out of Lego bricks? So, we may have taken a bit of poetic license with that line, but still – as a group of automotive-obsessed children of the '80s, there could hardly be a better toy with which to relive our childhoods than a Lego Back to ...

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    Video: R/C Lego Batman Tumbler inspires instant envy
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    We've seen a handful of clever Lego interpretations of the Tumbler from Batman, but this one takes the cake. Not only is it remote controlled, but it also packs in all of the features we love from the movie-going machine. The builder specifically engineered the front suspension and steering ...

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    Video: Drivable Lego go-kart is slow but awesome
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    Yeah, yeah, you liked to build with Lego bricks when you were a kid. But could you build a go-kart large enough and sturdy enough to carry your own weight? Don't answer yet. Could you then make this monster kart actually move under its own power, albeit slowly, like the real thing? We thought ...

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    Lego wants your unique vehicle design for upcoming movie [w/video]
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    Time to get creative folks. The folks behind Lego are making a new movie, Lego: The Motion Picture, and they need your help in populating the big screen with custom-created vehicles. Cars, planes, boats, boat-cars, truck-planes. They're all fair game if they can provide transportation to those ...

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    ETC: Awesome Lego Lamborghini Countach is on a grand scale
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    It's the ultimate childhood icon of the '80s built with the ultimate childhood toy of the '80s: a Lamborghini Countach fashioned from Lego blocks. One German member of Eurobricks.com created exactly that as he designed and built his very own Lego Lambo. According to the Lego-centric forum, Georg ...

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    Video: Lego creates six mini Ferrari kits for Shell
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    The best way we can think of to get customers into your gas stations is by offering complimentary fuel. The next best way? Lego Ferraris. For a limited time, Shell gas stations are offering six tiny Lego Ferrari kits when you fill up your tank. Unfortunately to take advantage of the offer, you ...

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    Report: How to cure driving apathy among America's youth? Lego.
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    We've heard it before: Kids today don't care about cars, and many are ambivalent about whether they will even drive or not. As hard as it might be to understand that mentality for us, it's a bigger problem for the automakers, who have lately been bending over backwards and jumping out of planes ...

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    Street artist turns drab bridge into Lego masterpiece
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    When we were kids, we spent a troubling amount of time surrounded by an up-turned bucket of Lego bricks. There was nothing we couldn't create given enough time, and no model kit was safe from cannibalization. Life is always better with Legos. Just ask the German street artist Megx. He recently ...

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    Autoblog's Post-Father's Day Giveaway: Win a LEGO Volkswagen T1 Camper Van!
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    UPDATE: Congratulations to the winner, Chris H from Lowell, MA! Father's Day was this past weekend, and in case you're a dad who didn't get what he really wanted, Autoblog is holding a whole week's worth of giveaways to make up for it. You can of course enter to win even if you're not a dad (the ...

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    Lego Land Rover Defender 110 is plasticized perfection [w/video]
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    It's official. You really can build anything from Lego blocks. Behold a fully-functional 1:8.5 scale version of a Land Rover Defender 110. This radio-controlled machine features a five-speed transmission with reverse, a two-speed transfer case that offers both four-wheel and two-wheel drive modes ...

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    Video: Lego VW Van time-lapse build is the best advertisement
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    If there's an age limit on playing with Legos, we don't want to know about it. The plastic blocks are the perfect time waster, and while we're sad to say that we've let our maniac skills waste away over the past two decades or so, we're still glad to know that there are people out there keeping ...

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    Ford debuts full-size Lego model of Explorer at Chicago plant [w/video]
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    Ford has created a full-size replica of the company's new Explorer crafted from Lego bricks. The sculpture was created by 22 designers over the course of 2,500 hours. All told, there are 380,000 individual bricks at work, weighing in at a hefty 2,654 pounds, and a 768-pound aluminum platform ...

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    Video: Lego to release VW Westfalia camper van model this fall
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    Lego will pay tribute to the Volkswagen Westfalia camper with a new kit that goes on sale in October. The model is based on a 1962 Volkswagen Bus with the sought-after pop-top camper option. The interior even features a sink and dinette, along with the all important bench seat-cum-double ...

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    Video: Lego Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet with working PDK is unreal
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    We've grown a little callous when it comes to Lego creations. We blame the internet. After all, with the world 's Lego builders itching to show off their latest Technic and basic block constructions, the bar is set continuously higher. These days, our eyebrows don't arch at anything less than ...

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