How to Build Brick Cars

Peter Blackert
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Detailed LEGO® designs for sports cars, muscle cars and race cars.

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Description

Scale modelers, car enthusiasts and LEGO® lovers rejoice! How to Build Brick Cars presents an array of detailed LEGO® designs for sports, muscle and race cars while incorporating automotive engineering concepts. With a variety of projects ranging in skill level and age, models can be completed as weekend projects alone or with younger LEGO® fans. Vivid, easy-to-follow instructions are provided along with an appendix detailing parts and build components.

How to Build Brick Cars features informative and historical text about each car with builds designed exclusively by renowned custom builder Peter Blackert. Build contemporary and classic vehicles representing a range of manufactures from around the world including the Unites States, England, Germany, France, Italy and Japan.

Featuring vehicle builds:

  • 1932 Ford V-8 Coupe & Roadster
  • Datsun 24OZ Coupe
  • Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder
  • Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS
  • 1971 Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda
  • Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 and more!

 

Projects range from beginner to advanced. Please see table of contents for page-by-page builds. 

LEGO®, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations, and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this book.

Author: Peter Blackert
Size: 8.5 x 10.25
Pages: 192
Author Bio

Peter Blackert is one of the world's foremost custom builders of brick scenes and vehicles. An employee of Ford Motor Company who designs cars for a living, Peter's work can be found on Flickr under the username Lego911. He lives in Australia with his wife.

Table of Contents

 

Preface

4

Why Build Brick Cars

5

How To Use This Book

6

Section 1: Foundation

8

1932 Ford V-8 Coupe & Roadster

10

Ferrari 488 GTB & 488 Spider

16

Citroën 2CV Charleston

30

Jaguar E-Type Coupe & Roadster

38

Section 2: Intermediate

50

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

52

Datsun 240Z Coupe

70

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Super Spyder

86

BMW i8 Hybrid Coupe

102

Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS

122

Section 3: Advanced

138

1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda

140

2016 Ford GT Le Mans Racer

158

Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4

176

Resources

191

About the Author

192

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