LEGO has just announced the release of the next large scale Technic vehicle, 42143 Ferrari Daytona SP3!
Coming in a very sleek and different design box, the set has 3,778 pieces, releasing June 1 for general sale. The set will cost US $399.99 / DE €399.99 / UK £349.99 / AU $
499.99 659.99. Not a cheap one! EDIT: Sorry, wrong AU price!
Like it’s Technic predecessors, this vehicle comes with a functional 8 speed sequential gearbox with paddle shifter, a V12 engine with the moving pistons, and those sleek new rims. They are something special!
There’s also butterfly doors and a detailed interior.
There’s also going to be a limited print run of an exclusive coffee table book – The Sense of Perfection. According to the press release:
The book delves deep into the innovation and engineering excellence that unites both brands and takes a closer look at the collaborative process of conceptualizing, designing and producing the model, featuring interviews from LEGO Group and Ferrari designers and third-generation LEGO Group owner Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen on why the model means so much to him.
The coffee table book will be available exclusively on LEGO.com from June 1. Only 5000 will be printed, so get in quick.
More images and the press release are available below!
Welcome to the drive of your life: the new LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari Daytona SP3
Billund, Denmark May 24, 2022: Supercar lovers can now place themselves firmly in the driving seat of Ferrari’s latest masterpiece with the new LEGO® Technic™ Ferrari Daytona SP3. This 3,778-piece model is packed full of details and functions that embody the engineering prowess and elegant design of the unparalleled sports racer.
To capture the essence of racing spirit at the heart of the Ferrari brand, the new 1:8 scale LEGO Technic model boasts a functioning 8-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shifter, a V12 engine with moving pistons and striking silver lacquered rims. Fans can get even closer to the action by recreating the Ferrari Daytona SP3’s elegant design and sleek aerodynamics as they build this traffic-stopping red model.
A pair of working butterfly doors open to unveil the sleek interior with a perfectly recreated cockpit with the prancing horse logo resplendent on the steering wheel, adding the final touches to this visionary model.
This fourth addition to the LEGO Technic Ultimate Car Concept series measures over 5.5 inches (14 cm) high, 23 inches (59 cm) long and 9.5 inches (25 cm) wide when fully built. Proud owners can get even more immersed with the build by going to www.LEGO.com/Ferrari-Daytona-SP3 for exclusive content.
Speaking about the showstopping model, Niels B. Christiansen, LEGO Group CEO said: “This model is a testament to the pursuit of excellence that lies at the core of the Ferrari and LEGO Group ethos. No detail has been overlooked in the design and as someone with an engineering background myself, I’m blown away by the attention to detail and precision of the model at such as small scale. We’re incredibly lucky to be able to partner with Ferrari to help fans turn their dreams into a reality as they build this standout example of racing excellence for real with this new set.”
The LEGO Technic Ferrari Daytona SP3 will be available from June 1, 2022 exclusively from LEGO Stores globally, then in many retailers worldwide from August 1, 2022.
For fans that want to get even closer to the action, Ferrari and the LEGO Group have opened their doors to give supercar enthusiasts a sneak peek behind the scenes of the model’s design in an exclusive coffee table style book. The book delves deep into the innovation and engineering excellence that unites both brands and takes a closer look at the collaborative process of conceptualizing, designing and producing the model, featuring interviews from LEGO Group and Ferrari designers and third-generation LEGO Group owner Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen on why the model means so much to him. The LEGO Technic Daytona SP3, The Sense of Perfection coffee book will be available exclusively on LEGO.com globally from June 1, 2022 in an exclusive print run of 5000 copies.