The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the USA sports car comes in a Lego kit

The Shelby GT500 it is the most powerful version ever built of the iconic American sports car, with its supercharged 5.2-liter V8 capable of developing 760 hp.

For those who want to take home the Blue Oval road, but are not willing to spend a lot of money, there is a cheaper alternative that reproduces the coupe on a smaller scale. Ford. This is the kit made by Lego Technic, a 544-piece model that accelerates (almost) like its real-life counterpart.

Faithful reproduction

The replica has these dimensions: 27 cm in length, 12 in width and 8 in height. Thanks to the presence of two pull-back motors, it is sufficient to pull the model back and then release it to see it snap forward at full speed in drag race style.

The kit also offers the possibility, using the Lego Technic app in augmented reality, to put the toy car to the test on a virtual track.

A drag racing “monster”

The real-world Shelby GT500 – remember – is equipped with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that allows it to unload 847 Nm of torque on the rear axle, enough to accelerate from 0 to 160 km / h in just 10.6 seconds. The 420 mm front discs, the largest ever mounted on an American coupe, supplied by the Italian Brembo, take care of it.

Nuova Ford Shelby GT500
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, il kit Lego

This toy will never be as fast as the Blue Oval’s pony car, but we are sure that the kit, available on the Lego website and stores at a price of 49.99 euros, could be the most convenient way to get your hands on the Mustang. fastest production in history.

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Source: Motor1.com Italia – News by it.motor1.com.

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