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6×5(wide)

Lego Lada Niva

It’s a bumper crop today at The Lego Car Blog! Previous bloggee de-marco has been very busy of late, building a plethora of 5-wide Town-style vehicles.

Lego Pick-Up Trucks

Ranging from beautifully constructed classic pick-up trucks above, through a Humvee, an airport luggage tug, and even a Baywatch-esque coastguard vehicle (allowing us to get Pamela Anderson into the tags), de-marco’s small-scale creations are wonderfully life-like replicas of their real-world counterparts.

Lego Airport Tractor

You can view each of the 5-wide models featured here, plus lots more besides, courtesy of de-marco’s Flickr photostream. We’ll get you started with the Lada Niva pictured at the top of this post, which is our favourite – but then we’re a bit weird like that. Choose your own via the link above!

Lego Humvee & Baywatch Pick-Up

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Lego Ford F-250 1975

It’s a dirty double today at The Lego Car Blog! First up (above) is TLCB regular _Tiler‘s wonderful 7-wide lifted 1975 Ford F-250, complete with beautifully chromed bumper and grille pieces and some marvellous Technic balloon tyres.

The second model in today’s double-helping of rough-riding fun comes from previous bloggee de-marco, with this supremely neat 5-wide classic Ford Bronco-esque off-roader, which has been cunningly constructed from bricks placed almost entirely sideways.

There’s more to see of each creation on Flickr – check them out via the links above whilst we congratulate ourselves on making it the whole way through this innuendo-strewn post without referencing your Mom.

Lego Off-Roader Bronco

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A Little Pick-Me-Up

Lego Town Pick-Up Truck

It’s a been a small-scale day here at TLCB, proving that you don’t need NASA’s budget and more bricks than a LEGOLand theme park to build something blogworthy. Our final post of the day comes from Flickr’s de-marco and it’s entitled simply ‘Blue Pickup’. Neat building techniques abound and you can see more of de-marco’s lovely 5-wide truck at his photostream via the link above.

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Big Wing

Lego Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3

We’re back! After a few days eating chocolate eggs and drinking beer TLCB Team are back in the office. The Elves, left to their own devices for a few days, are pretty hungry, and we have a back-log of vehicles to publish.

We’ll start with this, a rare small-scale post because… well, we knew what it was from the moment we saw it, which is no mean feat at this scale.

This superbly recreated Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3, complete with a monster high downforce aero kit, is the work of previous bloggee RGB900, and alongside this racing Mercedes he’s built several other well-known supercars in Speed Champions style. You can see more of them and the AMG at his photostream via the link above.

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Space Rod

Lego Classic Space Hot Rod

TLCB favourite Billyburg might be stretching the rules of Febrovery a bit with this one, but seeing as we suck at sci-fi, but we do love hot rods, his classic space liveried ‘Retro Pick-Up Rover’ is right up our alley. See more on Flickr at the link above.

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Little Wonders

Lego 1946 Alfa Romeo 6C Freccia d'Oro

You don’t need ten thousand bricks to appear on The Lego Car Blog. Around one hundred is plenty, as proven by Flickr’s Johnni with the lovely 1946 Alfa Romeo 6C Freccia d’ora pictured above, and Robert4168 with his superbly inventive micro-scale ‘Buccaneer’s Dread’ pirate ship. See more of each via the links.

Lego Microscale Pirate Ship

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Little Wonders

Lego Cars

The last few posts here at TLCB have been skewed towards the big Technicy end of the spectrum, but you don’t need a billion bricks and your own workshop to build something blog-worthy.

Proof comes from Flickr builders de-marco and Horcik Designs (who’s appearing for the second time today). De-marco’s 5-wide mini-figure coupe and Horcik’s neat hovercar can be found on Flickr via the links above.

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Mini Motor Mania

VT 01

The appropriately named Vinny Turbo has just uploaded a load of new builds onto his MOCpages and Flickr accounts. Unfortunately this has resulted in a disorderly hoard of Elves stampeding into The Lego Car Blog offices and demanding Smarties of all sorts of colours. After dispersing our chaotic co-workers with a liberal use of Mister Airhorn, we’ve chosen a couple of the best to share with you.

At the top of this post is the Integra, a re-worked version of an earlier car, which now comes with adjustable front Bat-spoiler. At the bottom of this post is the sleek and refined VTS V10, which features some interesting SNOT bodywork. Also worth a look are the Bentrolls Steam Cloud limousine and the VTS Edge with its curvaceous black body. Click on the links in the text to see more of Vinny’s work.

VT 02

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Mellow Yellow

Lego 5-Wide Car

You don’t have to blog an enormous, remote controlled behemoth to appear on TLCB (although it’s nice if you do!), small stuff is very welcome here too, especially if it looks as good as this. Vinny Turbo is the builder, and you can see more of his 5-wide muscle car on Flickr.

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