New Lego DB5
15th June 2022
A smaller, cheaper, Lego Aston Martin DB5 will be released in August
By MI6 Staff
A new Lego Aston Martin DB5 model will launch this August. It will be smaller and considerably cheaper than the first set that was released back in 2018.
Under the Speed Champions sub-brand, the vehicle will be scaled appropriately for a Lego Mini-Fig. The set will include, for the first time ever, a James Bond minifigure. As MI6 has reported over the years, EON is keen to avoid any James Bond toys having guns, so this 'Daniel Craig' minifig will hold a spanner/wrench instead of a PPK.
Due to its smaller scale, the vehicle will not have any working gadget mechanisms like its bigger brother, but will have interchangeable licence plate pieces, one of which matches the 'No Time To Die' Matera sequence - A 4269 00. Also due to its smaller size, the distinctive headlamps will simply be decals using printed Lego pieces.
Update (16th June 2022) - Official promotional text from LEGO:
The LEGO® Speed Champions 007 Aston Martin DB5 (76911) construction set gives kids aged 8+, car enthusiasts and James Bond™ fans of all ages the chance to collect, build and explore one of the world’s best-known sports cars. Perfect for high-speed play and display, this faithful LEGO recreation captures the elegance and timeless sophistication of the iconic 1964 British sports car. An awesome addition to the Speed Champions collection! This collectible Aston Martin DB5 sports car model comes with molded silver-coloured wire wheel rim inserts and 4 extra sets of license plates representing different James Bond movies, plus a No Time To Die-James Bond minifigure. Celebrating engineering ingenuity LEGO Speed Champions building sets deliver mini versions of the world’s leading and most iconic vehicles. Popular with kids and adults, the high-quality models are great for display or for thrilling race action against other vehicles from the Speed Champions range.
Lego Set: 76911
Release Date: August 2022
Expected Price: $19.99 / £17.99 / €19.99
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