[PHOTOS] 334,544 Lego Bricks. 18 Builders. 1 Full-Size Chevy Silverado Replica.
If you’ve ever wondered how many Lego bricks you’d need to build a full-size Chevrolet Silverado replica, the answer has finally arrived: 334,544.
Last week at the Detroit auto show, Chevy debuted an exact Lego recreation of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss. It’s the first-ever full-size Chevy vehicle replica to be constructed entirely from Lego pieces.
The Lego Silverado was part of a promotional push for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, which arrives in theaters on Feb. 8. That film will feature a custom mini-build of the Silverado High Country.
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Chevy also partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures on 2017’s The LEGO Batman Movie, building a full-size Chevy Lego Batmobile to help promote the movie.
“Chevrolet is once again thrilled to be working with Warner Bros. to integrate the brand and one of our most iconic products — Silverado — into The Lego Movie 2,” said Sandor Piszar, Chevrolet Truck marketing director.
Each of the 334,544 pieces used to create the Silverado was hand-selected by a team of 18 trained Lego Master Builders. These builders spent more than 2,000 hours planning and constructing the model at a Lego facility in Connecticut.
The Lego Silverado weighs 3,307 pounds. It’s 6 feet high, 20 feet long, and 8 feet wide.
While 2×8 red pieces were the most common units used in the Lego Silverado’s creation, the model consists of far more than simple bricks. It also features working lights and special graphic details.
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