Power to the Pixel

Lego Ferrari 512s Longtail 1970

One of the most common comments we receive here at The Lego Car Blog, along with ‘Can I have instructions?’ and ‘Send nudes’, is ‘why don’t you feature more digital creations?’.

Well in answer, we’re a blog about Lego models, and a digital creation is not a Lego model. It’s a picture of one. However, every so often a digital creation comes along that is worth flexing our rules for… this is one such time.

This wonderful Speed Champions style 1970 Ferrari 512S Longtail was discovered on Flickr and it comes from TLCB newcomer Alan Guerzoni. Alan has faithfully replicated Ferrari’s glorious Le Mans racer beautifully in digital bricks, and he’s gone a step further by designing and adding period-correct decals to the render – something he’d have been unable to do if the model was build from real pieces.

We’d still rather Alan’s Ferrari 512S was constructed using actual LEGO though, and fortunately it can be – awesome decals included – thanks to the LEGO Ideas platform, where the Ferrari is currently available to support in Alan’s quest to see it become an official LEGO set.

With LEGO already partnered with Ferrari and the 512S Longtail slotting neatly in the Speed Champions line-up we think it stands a very good chance of making the cut. There are more images to see at Alan’s Flickr photostream via the link above, and you like what you see you can cast your vote on LEGO Ideas by clicking here.

Lego Ferrari 512s Longtail 1970

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3 thoughts on “Power to the Pixel

  1. Marco. Qm says:

    That’s nice, but didn’t you post this already? Digital Delight was the title.

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    • Hello Marco

      Damn. So we have.

      This was uploaded to Flickr today so thus we thought it was new. You have a better memory than we do! (That’ll learn us to use the Archive Search…)

      TLCB Team

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      • Marco. Qm says:

        Let’s just say I’m a loyal reader 😉
        It’s a great post anyway, and you posted Malte Dorowski’s Ideas GT3 many times too, both deserve Lego Ideas support, and as a reader I wouldn’t mind seeing this more times (as long as there are more pictures :D).

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