Now you can own Dominic Toretto's 1970 Dodge Charger From the Fast And Furious as a Lego kit!
The Lego Technic team have been at it again, this time with one of the most iconic cars from the Fast and Furious franchise, Dominic Toretto's 1970 black Dodge Charger. This is the car that won't die, making an appearance in many of the Fast and Furious movies over the years. It's Dominic Toretto's black 1970 Dodge Charger, and it is now immortalised forever in the land of Lego Technic.
Just slightly smaller than the Lego Technic Porsche 911 RSR at 1077 pieces, the 1:13 scale 1970 Dodge Charger is around one-third the size of their famous Bugatti Chiron, which was an impressive model, but not nearly as iconic as the Fast and Furious Dodge Charger, which is a celebrity itself!
Back in 2001, the world was introduced to the Fast and Furious franchise, with the 1970s Dodge Charger R/T one of the biggest stars of the show. It had it all, a supercharged V8 sticking out of the bonnet, with two nitrous oxide bottles in the boot, enormous wheels and tyres, as well as a roll cage inside its interior to give it a much meaner look and feel. It was the poster-child of many American Muscle fans, and still holds that reputation today in 2020.
To your surprise, according to the original Fast and Furious movie script, Dominic Toretto's car was originally not a 1970 Dodge Charger, but rather a front-wheel-drive Buick Regal from 1990 – which I'm sure we can all agree would have been a let-down, not to mention a worthless Lego kit model not worth buying or building.
The Lego homage stays true to the original Fast and Furious 1970 Dodge Charger, with all of these details carefully crafted, from the three-ringed supercharger air intake popping out of the bonnet and rotating belt drive to the moving pistons in the V8 under the hood. Opening up the boot reveals the two blue nitrous bottles, while other features include working wishbone suspension and steering rack, and a fire extinguisher in the cockpit which is all specifically fabricated in Lego parts.
Unlike the latest instalment of the franchise, Fast and Furious 9, which has been postponed to April 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this beautifully detailed 1970 Fast and Furious Dodge Charger is scheduled for release on 27 April 2020 which will be a Lego model not to miss to be a great addition to your Lego collection. Best get your orders in quickly from Lego, just like we did.