The LEGO M 1000 RR scale model is the next best thing to the real bike, and also a gesture of honor for this cult favorite model that the biking community respects so much!
BMW Motorrad launched the first-ever M series motorbike, the road-legal homologation M 1000 RR powered by the 212 HP engine last year. Only 500 units of the limited edition motorcycle were produced, and that speaks volumes about its exclusivity in the BMW Motorrad line-up. Most certainly, this is not the easiest bike to lay your hands on (that’s if you have a fat bank account and the willpower to acquire one) so Berlin-based automotive giant joined forces with LEGO Technic team to create a highly detailed 1:5 detailed model of the BMW M 1000 RR.
The sizeable LEGO interpretation of the M 1000 RR measures a little under 18 inches long and 10 inches tall. The set is made up of 1,920 individual LEGO pieces which in itself will be a satisfying exercise to put together. This LEGO Technic set – the largest ever bike set – will be nirvana for model building enthusiasts and biking affectionate owing to the extent of realism that’s mirrored. There are functional intricate components, including the 4 piston engine, three-speed gearbox, steering wheel, upside-down fork with the rear swingarm suspension, and the dashboard with three display options. That’s further honed by the red, white and blue color scheme and iconic BMW branding, gold-colored drive chain, paddock stand and a pit board for the genuine racing flair. This LEGO model is a clear testament to the two companies’ state -of the art vision.
According to Samuel Tacchi, designer at the LEGO Group, they had fun getting under the skin of the BMW M 1000 RR and what they finally achieved will be a “ winner like its real-life namesake.” The LEGO Technic BMW 1000 RR is going to be available in LEGO stores worldwide and can be purchased online too starting 1 January 2022. The LEGO set will be up for grabs at other retailers from 1 March 2022. It’s cost $300 which will be anyways minuscule to the price of the real BMW 1000 RR. We’ll be buying this LEGO set for sure, how about all you motorheads?
Designer: LEGO Group