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LEGO unveils new Transformers Optimus Prime set – How to buy yours UK News

The set of over 1,500 LEGO pieces stands 35cm tall in robot mode and 15cm in car mode.

The iconic Transformers Autobot, Optimus Prime is designed to be a tribute to the heroic character and is truly two versions in one thanks to its ability to convert between the two models without the need to rebuild.

For fans of the hit 80s show, this set is a must have as it is true to the original design featured in the animated TV series, modeled after the G1 character Optimus Prime.

Times Series: The new Optimus Prime set.  (LEGO/Hasbro)The new Optimus Prime set. (LEGO/Hasbro)

Additionally, it comes with a remarkable attention to detail with the ion blaster, Energon Enbergon Cube axe, and Autobot Matrix of Leadership which can be stored in the chest chamber all featured.

It even comes with a display plaque that you can add to the model once built so you can admire and pay homage to the iconic Transformers character.

The LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime set will be available worldwide from and in LEGO stores from June 1 for £149.99.

The LEGO Group’s lead designer, Joseph Patrick Kyde, said: “Optimus Prime has become a pop culture symbol of courage, selflessness and leadership, as well as an awesome toy that embodies problem-solving skills and of creativity that both companies appreciate so much.

“It was a wonderful and challenging task to bring him to life using LEGO bricks, especially ensuring he could change modes without disassembly and stay true to his iconic look and style.”

Get the set June 1 via LEGO.

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This notice was published: 2022-05-12 12:00:00

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