Not lengthy after the Lego Technic Ducati Panigale V4 R was unveiled, the toymaker has unveiled a life-size mannequin made up of 15,000 Lego bricks.
Not like the life-size Bugatti Chiron that was constructed with Lego, the Panigale V4 R is definitely primarily based round a real-life Ducati that was stripped of its fairings earlier than Lego artist Riccardo Zangelmi was put to work becoming the bricks. Zangelmi reportedly spent 400 hours together with his staff creating the one-off and didn’t use any glue.
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The bike was unveiled alongside an actual Panigale V4 R in a presentation with MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso.
“I’m very comfortable as a result of I by no means imagined I’d have the prospect to unveil a motorbike like this,” Dovizioso stated. “Nearly everybody sooner or later of their lives has performed with LEGO bricks at the least as soon as, however seeing up shut a reproduction of the Panigale V4 is one thing unbelievable and at a really excessive stage. I wish to congratulate the LEGO artist Riccardo Zangelmi for constructing such a real to life and an in depth model of the bike. I’m positive kids and adults alike might be captivated by this unbelievable mannequin.”
Because the life-size Lego mannequin relies on an precise Ducati Panigale V4 R, it’s totally useful, though we’d be fearful concerning the bricks falling off at excessive pace. However, it’s pushed by a 998 cc Desmosedici Stradale R engine pumping out 217 hp and 82 lb-ft (112 Nm) of torque.