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Ferrari F40 LM


What welcome news, Just last night, I was talking with one of the young men in the neighborhood about sports cars, and lamented that I would never own one. They are too pricey, and even more outside of the budget of an AFOL who spends all that extra cash on LEGO. Lego however has come to my rescue. announcing the release of the Ferrari F40 Lego Super Car.

Every gear head knows the F40, The last Ferrari produced under the direction of Enzo Farrari, it celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Ferrari. Manufactured from 1987 to 1992, demand soared, and 1,315 were built instead of the planned 450. Of these, 2 were produced in Black, and less than 10 in yellow, a few in white, and the rest in that classic red hue replicated here.

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It’s hard to judge the fidelity of the set without actually having either to compare with, but they did get the color right I dare say. Then there are the other details, a little too numerous to detail here, but the gallery makes for nice browsing, and drooling.
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Lego confirmed today that the Red Five X-Wing Starfighter will be the next addition to the growing UCS lineup.

The latest iteration of the X-Wing:

  • measures over 10″ high, 20″ long, and 18″ wide;
  • Includes 1558 pieces
  • includes an R2-D2 astromech driod.
  • Will be available May 2013 (just in time for May the Force) from LEGO Shop At Home
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  • and will cost $199.99 US

*Update: The Designer video has now been released as well

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In what is becoming a normal trend these days, LEGO has released it’s latest LEGO fan Survey. This one appears to be aimed at understanding your use of Social Media, like Flickr, Facebook, and other LEGO related blogs to share and participate in LEGO discussion online.

It can only help so take a minute and take the survey.

Also, at the end of the survey, it sill ask you what LUG you are a part of. A LUG for those not who don’t know, stands for: LEGO User’s Group which is a a club for adults who still enjoy building with little plastic Bricks. This is important and we try to demonstrate to LEGO that there is a following of enthusiasts in Utah that Want A Lego Store Here. So please take a minute, and indicate that you are a member of either ULUG, or the Facebook group Utah Wants a Lego Store.

click through to participate in the Survey

ULUG is proud once again to display at the Utah County Fair. This year’s display will feature displays both old and new in many popular themes. Themes being represented will include City, Train, Pirates, Egypt, Oz and Space. So weather you’ve never seen ULUG’s Lego display or never missed a show yet, come out, your kids will love it. you’ll love it to as you marvel and they marvel at what you can make out of LEGO.

Utah County Fair is held August 15th through the 18th at the Spanish Fork Fair Grounds.(475 S. Main St, Spanish Fork Utah) has Free Parking and Admission.


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