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Ford GT LEGO model to be displayed at Le Mans

By Anna Kantilaftas, 16 Jun 2016 Car Style

Ford GT LEGO model to be displayed at Le Mans

We love building LEGO cars, but this 40,000 piece Ford GT is insane.

If you think a 2000 piece LEGO model is difficult, then you should thank your lucky stars you didn’t have to put together the LEGO Ford GT displayed at Le Mans 24 hours.

It took 40,000 LEGO pieces and three weeks to build this scaled-down version of the debuting Ford GT race car, which is the talk of the town at this week’s Le Mans event.

It’s bigger than any of the LEGO models we own, but scaled at one third of the size of the real Ford GT and will be displayed at Circuit de la Sarthe in France to celebrate 50 years since the Ford GT40 scored its memorable 1966 Le Mans trifecta over Ferrari.

Working with LEGO expert-builder Pascal Lenhard, Ford also built a LEGO replica of the historic Ford GT40 which won the Le Mans title four times from 1966.

The models included logos and vehicle characteristics like the Ford GT’s rear diffuser, race number (66) and green wing mirrors.

Now read about the LEGO model Porsche 911 GT3 RS.