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Lego has announced its next automotive release, the Nissan Skyline GT-R from “2 Fast 2 Furious.” The 319-piece kit is part of the Speed Champions series, Lego’s line of officially licensed car kits.
Like the car used in the movie, the kit is based on an R34-generation Nissan Skyline, built between 1999 and 2002. Lego’s version does a fairly good job of depicting the actual JDM supercar
In addition to the b ase car, both the film and the plastic car have six-spoke aftermarket
Lego has offered other picture car kits, such as James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5, the “Ghostbusters” Ecto-1, and “Back to the Future” DeLorean. They’ve also made the 1969 Dodge Charger from the original “The Fast & the Furious” installment. Many of these have been sold in both smaller kits in the Speed Champions series, and as larger standalone kits.
In 2019 an R35 Nissan GT-R Nismo became the first Japanese car licensed by Lego. They haven’t done much with the Nissan relationship since (Datsun 240Z, anyone?). Though the movie tie-in makes for good marketing, we’d prefer to see a regular Skyline GT-R kit without the Y2K-era graphics. Nevertheless, it makes a good addition to the many Corvettes