Three...Two..One. GO! Biggest LEGO car race

October 05, 2016 0 Comments A+ a-


Formula One ? Dakar Rallye ? Le Mans ? No, no, no, not good enough ... I have something better for you. :) For the world of car racing, there is a new challenge ! LEGO car racing duel.
Imagine a line of LEGO super cars all revved to the max and prepared to compete each other. It must be spectacular !
Who will be the winner and who will be the last one ?
All of these cars are real masterpieces and each of them will be tested based on 5 different criteria - horsepower, top speed, 0-100 km/h, Nürburgring lap time and current market price. Then, of course, I will choose a winner.
Let the race begin ! :)

Ferrari arrived to the race with a very strong team and qualified with 3 different cars. All of them red, surprisingly. :) - Ferrari F40, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano and Ferrari F40.

10248 - FERRARI F40
Did you know that the car is named so because it was made at a time when Ferrari company celebrated 40th anniversary and it was the last model which was personally approved by Enzo Ferrari, founder of the brand with famous Cavallino logo ? 
10248 - Ferrari F40
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 352 kW
  • Top speed: 325 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 4.0 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 7:28:00
  • Current market price: 1,103,000 USD

8145 - FERRARI 599 GTB FIORANO
Did you know that Fiorano is a private Ferrari's test track where they develop their supercars ?
8145 - Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 456 kW
  • Top speed: 335 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 3.5 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 7:47:00
  • Current market price: 157,000 USD
8671 - FERRARI F430 SPYDER 
Did you know that the car is named so because it has an engine capacity of 4.3 litres ? 
8671 - Ferrari F430 Spyder
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 360 kW
  • Top speed: 315 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 4.0 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 7:55:00
  • Current market price: 112,000 USD
Porsche team didn't lack behind the Ferrari team and arrived to the race with at least two but very strong models - Porsche 918 Spyder and Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

75910 - PORSCHE 918 SPYDER
Did you know that the Porsche 918 Spyder is one of a famous Holy Trinity hypercars ? Together with the Ferrari LaFerrari and the McLaren P1. There are not many people who have all three in their garage. I think that only one person in the world managed to own them all. And it isn't Chuck Norris but one very rich British businessman. :) 
75910 - Porsche 918 Spyder
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 682 kW
  • Top speed: 345 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 2.5 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 6:57:00
  • Current market price: 1,855,000 USD
75910 - PORSCHE 911 GT3 RS
Did you know that for the new GT3 RS it takes just 0.095 sec to change gears ? For example from 2nd to 3rd or 3rd to 4th ... 
75910 - Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 368 kW
  • Top speed: 311 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 3.3 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 7:20:00
  • Current market price: 285,000 USD
Remaining teams such as Lamborghini, Caterham or Volswagen bet everything on one horse.

75871 - FORD MUSTANG GT
Did you know that from its debut in 1964 more than 10 million Mustangs has been sold all over the world. Quite a few, isn't it ?
75871 - Ford Mustang GT
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 313 kW
  • Top speed: 250 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 4.8 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 8:07:00
  • Current market price: 53,000 USD
8169 - LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO
Did you know that Gallardo takes its name from a famous fighting bull breed ?
8169 - Lamborghini Gallardo
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 368 kW
  • Top speed: 309 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 4.0 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 7:52:00
  • Current market price: 78,000 USD
21307 - CATERHAM SEVEN 620R
Did you know that you can buy a Caterham either already built or as a kit and assemble it by yourself ? The latter is the cheapest version of how to get an ultimate track toy. :)
21307 - Caterham Seven 620R
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 232 kW
  • Top speed: 250 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 2.8 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 7:48:00
  • Current market price: 87,000 USD
And the last two daredevils.

10242 - MINI COOPER
Did you know that Mini Cooper became famous thanks to the movie The Italian Job (1969) and also thanks to the very popular sitcom Mr. Bean ?
10242 - Mini Cooper
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 41 kW
  • Top speed: 141 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 13.4 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 20:00:00 (est)
  • Current market price: 9,000 USD
10252 - VW BEETLE
Did you know that the VW Beetle was a predecessor to the legendary Porsche 911 and was created by Mr. Ferdinand Porsche himself ?
10252 - VW Beetle
Performance test results:
  • Horsepower: 37 kW
  • Top speed: 130 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 60 sec
  • Nürburgring lap time: 35:00:00 
  • Current market price: 9,000 USD
Now there is a time to announce the winner...
The absolute winner of todays LEGO car race becomes the mighty PORSCHE 918 SPYDER with 50 points. Congratulations !!! :)  
The winner is the Porsche 918 Spyder
Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano and Porsche 911 GT3 RS both finished in second place with 39 points, closely followed by Ferrari F40 with 37 points. 
  1.  50 points - Porsche 918 Spyder (won in every category)
  2.  39 points - Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano and Porsche 911 GT3 RS 
  3.  37 points - Ferrari F40 
  4.  30 points - Ferrari F430 Spyder
  5.  28 points - Caterham Seven 620R
  6.  27 points - Lamborghini Gallardo
  7.  18 points - Ford Mustang GT
  8.  12 points - Mini Cooper
  9.    8 points - VW Beetle
I have one of those super LEGO cars at home and one of them on a way home. :) I can't wait to test their power on my own. :)

Special thanks to my boyfriend who is a big car enthusiast and he was a race director of today's competition.  

Do you also have some LEGO racing cars in your collection ? What other LEGO racing cars models would you welcome ? 

I will be very happy if you comment below.