A true American hero will soon be screeching into stores with the arrival of the LEGO Creator Expert Ford Mustang from March 1.
Developed in a partnership between Ford and LEGO Group, the new Creator Expert: Ford Mustang model is based on a 1967 Fastback. Made up of 1,470 pieces, the muscle car comes complete with working steering, dark-blue bodywork, white racing stripes, bonnet scoop, printed Mustang grille badge, GT emblems, and five-spoke rims with road-gripping tyres.
Measuring over 10 centimetres high, 34 centimetres long and 14 centimetres wide, the new set will give budding builders the chance to customise their all-American icon to their own specification thanks to a collection of optional add-ons – while retaining its instantly recognisable symbol of the Mustang pony logo.
Customisation options include a supercharger, rear ducktail spoiler, beefy exhaust pipes, front chin spoiler and a nitrous oxide tank for an authentic muscle car build experience.
The authentic replica model also allows owners to store items in the trunk or lift the hood to reveal a detailed big block 390 cubic inch (6.4-litre) V8 engine with battery, hoses and air filter detailing.
The rear axle of the car can be lifted for an extra-mean look, the doors can be opened and the roof panel removed to give access to the detailed interior with classic seats, radio, working steering and a mid-console gearshift.
A printed mustang grille badge, GT emblems and a selection of license plates add the final touches to this extraordinary LEGO Creator Expert model.
The LEGO Creator Expert: Ford Mustang is available directly from LEGO stores and shop.LEGO.com/fordmustang as of March 1, 2019 at an RRP of €129.99.