LEGO Star Wars 75144: UCS Snowspeeder Officially Announced

Overnight, LEGO sent through a press release and details for 75144: Snowspeeder, a new addition to the Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series. There has been rumours abounding about a UCS snowspeeder, but this is the first we’ve seen that’s official.

75144 UCS Snowspeeder Box Cover

This isn’t the first UCS Snowspeeder that LEGO has released, with 10129: Rebel Snowspeeder released back in 2003, but we haven’t seen a re-release since. As far as detail goes, there is plenty to get excited about. Two exclusive minifigures, a new windshield element, rotating weapons and air-brakes is just the beginning of what you’ll find amongst the 1,703 elements in the set. It’s set to be priced at USD$199.99. When more details of an Aussie price become available, I’ll be sure to post it.

EDIT: Just in! The Australian price for 75144: Snowspeeder is $329.99. That’s a bit more than I was expecting, but still reasonable.

75144 UCS Snowspeeder

The launch date for 75144: UCS Snowspeeder is, of course, May 4th, 2017, with VIP Early Access scheduled for April 29. The full press release and more images are below.

There’s also a Designer Video from LEGO. Soooo many stickers! Why are there so many stickers in a UCS set? C’mon LEGO.

Do you think you’ll get a copy? Let me know with a comment!

75144 UCS Snowspeeder Box Rear


75144 Snowspeeder™

Ages 14+.  1,703 pieces.

US $199.99 – CA $229.99 – DE 199.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 1799.00 DKK

*Euro pricing varies by country.  Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Build the ultimate LEGO® Snowspeeder! Collect a true Star Wars classic: the T-47 Snowspeeder. This LEGO® interpretation of the iconic airspeeder that fans will remember from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back has all the details you’d expect, including opening airbrakes, rotating rear gun, and an opening cockpit with space for the included Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot and Rebel Snowspeeder Gunner minifigures. This model also comes with a display stand and fact plaque, so it can take pride of place in any LEGO Star Wars collection.

  • Includes 2 minifigures: a Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot and a Rebel Snowspeeder Gunner.
  • Features intricate, authentic detailing, opening airbrakes, rotating rear gun and an opening cockpit with space for the 2 included minifigures.
  • Attach the Snowspeeder to the stand with fact plaque to display it.
  • Includes 2 blaster pistols.
  • Accessory elements include electrobinoculars, a Snowspeeder Pilot helmet and a Snowspeeder Gunner helmet.
  • Snowspeeder on display stand measures over 8” (21cm) high, 15” (39cm) long and 11” (29cm) wide, and over 4” (11cm) high without stand.

Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
May 4, 2017 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO® Stores or via phone:

US Contact Center                           1-800-453-4652

CA (English) Contact Center        1-800-453-4652

CA (French) Contact Center        1-877-518-5346

European Contact Center             00-800-5346-1111


3 thoughts on “LEGO Star Wars 75144: UCS Snowspeeder Officially Announced

  1. Chris Reply

    This looks amazing! Definitely getting a copy of this when it comes out. Too many stickers though!

    • John Post authorReply

      Yeah, I have to agree, Chris. The set looks brilliant, but why does a UCS set have to have stickers? You’d think the people that buy these would be able to fork out a bit more cash for printed elements.

      • Chris Reply

        I’d be happy to pay more. The price is still high, but I really want the set, so I’ll pay.

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