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She’s Electric

Lego Technic Tesla Model S Remote Control

The future of transport is electric, and no manufacturer has done more to advance the technology than electric car start-up Tesla.

Founded from the proceeds of Paypal, Elon Musk’s ludicrously ambitious venture has gone from producing a humble modified Lotus Elise in tiny numbers to become the largest manufacturer of li-ion batteries in the world, completely changing the automotive landscape in the process.

This is the car that made the company, the Model S sedan, which proved that electric cars didn’t have to be slow, ugly econo-boxes, and that they could be produced at a price comparable to an internal-combustion-engined rival.

This huge Technic recreation of one of the most important cars ever built comes from Fosapifi of Eurobricks, and it’s very nearly as technology-packed as the real car.

Opening doors, hood, tailgate, jump-seats, and independent suspension all feature, and the model is controlled by two third-party power-boosting BuWizz bricks, allowing Fosapifi’s Model S to be driven by eight (yes eight!) Large Power Functions motors, plus a Servo for steering. The result is, much like the real car, a vehicle that makes way more power than you’d expect.

How much power? Click the link above to visit the Eurobricks forum for full details, you watch the Tesla in action courtesy of the video below, and you can hear today’s title track by clicking here.

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You Gotta Roll With It

Lego Oasis Airfield FW190

This gorgeous Tunisian World War 2 oasis airfield scene – complete with a magnificent FW190 fighter – is the work of previous bloggee and aircraft genius Sydag. There’s clever detailing everywhere in this build – click the link above to see all the photos in Sydag’s Flickr gallery.

Lego Focke Wolf Fighter

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Champagne Supernova

Lego Chevy Nova

This wonderful American classic was found on Flickr today. Infraredbrick‘s beautiful 1967 Chevy Nova features a detailed engine and interior, plus opening doors, hood and trunk. See more at the link.

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