Tag Archives: R8

My Other Car is a Porsche

Lego Technic Audi R8 V10 Plus

LEGO’s 42056 Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS set did not fair well here under the Reviewer’s gaze. Over-priced and under-engineered, 42056 is – in that regard at least – quite un-Porsche-like. However the Lego Community have been taking their hands to the GT3 RS to see if they can do better. This is the latest 42056 B-Model effort to come our way, and it looks tremendous.

Built by MOCpages’ Kasper Hansen, this Audi R8 V10 Plus almost exclusively uses parts from the Porsche 911 GT3 RS set, apart from the 3D-printed wheels (which are some of the most accurate replicas of the wheels from a real car that we’ve ever seen).

Kasper’s R8 also features a V10 engine, steering, suspension, paddle-shift gearbox (likely lifted straight from the official set),  plus opening doors, hood and engine cover. There’s more to see of Kasper’s creation over on MOCpages – click the link above to make the jump – and if you’d like to dismantle your own 42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS to have a go at your own B-Model, here’s one fast way to do it…

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Vorsprung Durch Technik

Lego Technic Audi R8 V10

This brilliant Audi R8 V10 was uncovered by one of our Elves on Eurobricks today. Built by, er… Fanylover, it features good old fashioned mechanical Technic engineering (no Power Functions motors or infrared receivers here), including all-wheel-drive, a working V10 piston engine, double-wishbone independent suspension, working steering, opening and locking doors, and a retractable rear spoiler. Join the discussion and see more at the Eurobricks discussion forum – click the link above to make the jump.

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Elf For a Day

Lego Audi R8

It’s time for one of your finds now, suggested to us via the Feedback page. This neat Audi R8 LMS is the work of mordecai mordecai of MOCpages. There’s more to see by clicking on the second link, and if you’d like to suggest a creation that our Elves have missed simply check to see if it meets our blog guidelines and get in touch!

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Orange Crush

Lego Audi R8 V10

Audi recently revealed their new R8 supercar at the Geneva Motor Show, and in typical Audi fashion it looks almost exactly the same as the current one. Which incidentally looks very much like this.

It’s the latest build from Technic genius Sariel, who’s gone all Model-Teamy on the outside this time, and yet he’s managed to keep the remarkable Technic engineering for which he’s known intact underneath.

Sariel’s bright orange R8 features remote control drive, steering, a four-speed gearbox, independent suspension, LED lights, damped-opening doors, and of course, the huge Lamborghini-sourced V10 engine (which almost fits too).

There’s lots more to see on MOCpages via the link above (including a video of all the working functions), and you can read our interview with Sariel by clicking here.

Lego Audi R8

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Great R8

Lego Audi R8

Audi might now be the favourite brand of the tail-gating muppet, but the R8 is one Audi we would still happily own. Previous Featured TFOL Alexander Paschoaletto is the builder behind this remarkably accurate Model Team version of which you can see more on MOCpages.

Lego Model Team Audi R8

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Crowdsourcing

Lego Nissan GTR, Lego Car, Lego Audi R8

It’s time for some of your suggestions here at The Lego Car Blog. These three creations were brought to us in the Feedback page or in the comments during the last week. We can’t publish all of your suggestions (well we can, but some aren’t quiet good enough, have blurry photos, or aren’t vehicles at all) but we do consider each submission. Congratulations to (from left to right) Alexander Paschoaletto, Peteris Sprogis, and Joel Seow.

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