Lego Technic Brings Corvette ZR1 Into Everyone’s Price Range

The Corvette ZR1 has been overshadowed by the upcoming C8, but that hasn’t stopped Lego Technic from immortalizing the car in 579 individual pieces.

Set to go on sale next month, the $49.99 kit was developed in partnership with General Motors and “really captures the essence of the iconic supercar.” We’re not so sure about the latter, but Lego says the model has an authentic orange and black exterior as well as black wheels wrapped in low-profile tires. Other ZR1 styling details are present including a four-tailpipe exhaust system and a massive rear wing.

Since the car is part of the Technic lineup, it’s not surprising that buyers will also find a miniature version of the ZR1’s supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 755 hp (563 kW / 765 PS) and 715 lb-ft (968 Nm) of torque. While the toy engine doesn’t have that impressive power rating, it does feature moving pistons.

Designed for ages 9 and up, the Lego Corvette ZR1 measures over 11 inches (29 cm) long, 4 inches (12 cm) wide and 3 inches (8 cm) tall. The model can also be transformed into a hot rod with relative ease.

While the car isn’t exactly cheap, Autoblog notes it’s more affordable than other Lego models such as the $299.99 Porsche 911 GT3 RS and $349.99 Bugatti Chiron.

Of course, fans looking for the real thing will have to shell out at least $123,000. That’s supercar money, but the ZR1 can accelerate from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 2.85 seconds and hit a top speed in excess of 210 mph (337 km/h).

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  • Christian

    Such good details…. lol

  • Finkployd

    Deep fried corvette zr1

  • Christian

    If you squeeze your eyes together, you somewhat can see a ZR1…

    • Skitz

      If you open your eyes wide, look into a mirror, you definitely can see a POS!!! Have you left the country yet???

      • Christian

        I guess agent Orange send you!

    • Stigasawuswrecks

      I tried but it ended up looking like an orange ninja turtle.


  • PK

    the front looks so weird….

  • Stigasawuswrecks

    That thing looks like an arthritic transformer in the middle of a gender transition.

  • Bash

    It looks like a crashed corvette. Maybe.


    And they axed Porsche GT3 for this?! Hot Rod looks wayyyy better

  • SteersUright

    Ok, the Porsche Lego kits weren’t perfect but they at least resembled a Porsche. This is just plain lazy.

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