The playset lets builders assemble the DeLorean from one of three films in the “Back to the Future” franchise, all of which come with a Luminous Flux Capacitor (with 1.21 gigawatts of power , of cours). You can also open the gullwing doors to view the printed dates from the dashboard inside the vehicle, and add Mr. Fusion and flip-up hover conversion tires (from Part II). But there is more ! The set also comes with a plutonium box (I’m crying with joy right now), Marty’s hoverboard, and new versions of Doc and Marty’s LEGO minifigures. Check it out:
Bob Gale, co-writer and co-producer of the “Back to the Future” trilogy, expressed his excitement for this game collaboration (via Brickset):
“Universal, Amblin Entertainment and the filmmakers of Back to the Future are thrilled to have partnered with the LEGO team in creating this fantastic piece of kit. In the film, Doc Brown spent nearly 30 years and his entire family fortune build his Time Machine. Luckily, you’ll be able to build this LEGO model in a lot less time and with a lot less money – even if your finished version won’t be able to time travel!”
LEGO set designer Sven Franic also commented on the franchise’s legacy:
“Since its release in 1985, Back to the Future has continued to be a cult film and a favorite for generations of fans around the world – myself included. I had so much fun reliving my favorite moments from all three movies on this exciting and nostalgic film. the adventure of design.”
What’s beautiful about the playset is that it faithfully recreates details from the movie trilogy, such as the folding wheels for the flight mode from “Back to the Future Part I” and the circuit boards mounted on the cover of “Back to the Future, Gone”. III.” He also has interchangeable license plates, and the unforgettable banana and beer can used to power Mr. Fusion, as seen in the first and second films.
The LEGO DeLorean ‘Back to the Future’ playset includes 1,856 LEGO pieces and will be available for $169.99 from the LEGO Shop from April 1, 2022.