Chevrolet invited students from the Oxford Community Shool’s First Lego League and Detroit’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary’s A World in Motion Program to unveil the first-ever full-sized Lego Silverado. Being shown at the North American International Auto Show during its public days this week, the replica truck is an exact Lego copy of a 2019 Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss.
The Lego Silverado was commissioned in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures as part of the upcoming Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. That film, debuting in theaters on February 8, will feature a smaller Lego Silverado as part of its action-packed kid-friendly comedy. The heroes of the first Lego Movie will reuinite to save the Legoverse from an invasion of Duplo aliens.
The Lego Silverado was made using 334,544 Lego pieces in 2,000 hours. The Lego Silverado model is over six feet long, a full-scale replica of the truck, complete with working lights and graphic details. Here’s video of the build:
LEGO® Silverado Fast Facts:
- The LEGO® Silverado model is 72 inches (6 feet) high, 240 inches (20 feet) long and 96 inches (8 feet) wide.
- Total weight: 3,307 pounds.
- Total number of LEGO bricks used to build the LEGO® Silverado: 334,544. Each piece was hand-selected and placed by a specially trained builder.
- Most common LEGO brick used: red 2×8 stud brick.
- The LEGO® Silverado took 18 builders more than 2,000 hours to assemble.
- The LEGO® Silverado was designed and assembled by LEGO Master Builders in the LEGO Group’s Model Shop in Enfield, Connecticut.