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World’s Largest LEGO Model: Life-sized Star Wars 23-ton X-Wing Fighter


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Are you LEGO enthusiast? Well pack your things to meet the world’s largest LEGO model at Times Square in New York. The life-sized Star Wars 23-ton X-Wing fighter is now on display in the city where everything is bigger.

The world’s largest LEGO model was unveil in the city of Big Apple, the life-sized model of the Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter is the largest LEGO model ever built is now on public viewing, according to reports of several international news sites on May 23, 2013.

Life-sized Star Wars 23-ton X-Wing Fighter

Life-sized Star Wars 23-ton X-Wing Fighter LEGO made.
Image Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton

The gigantic LEGO aircraft is made out of 5.3 million (5,335,200) LEGO pieces and weighs in at nearly 46,000lbs and is 43 feet (13.1 metres) long with a wingspan of 44 feet (13.44 metres) across.

Worlds largest LEGO Structure

World’s Largest LEGO Structure.
Image Credit: Sky News US

Reports said that it took 32 master builders and more than 17,000 hours to put together a full-scale replica (1:1) of a Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter. The giant LEGO Star Wars structure was temporary sitting in the middle of Times Square in New York City.

According to NBCnews:

The model was put together in celebration of the upcoming premiere of “The Yoda Chronicles” on the Cartoon Network, but it’ll continue to live on at the LEGOLAND California Resort once it’s done with its three-day visit to Times Square.

The Guinness World Book of Records 2013 recorded that in 2010, LEGO made 381 million tyres, easily beating all other tyre manufacturers. Lego tyres may not fit an everyday car, but they are remarkably life-like. Even the rubber compound used for the Lego products would be suitable for a domestic car.



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