Lego loves Star Wars and they released a lot of sets for Star Wars. For almost two decades we are enjoying their Star Wars Lego sets, and they keep getting better. Lego this week announced a new version of the Rebel Snowspeeder seen in The Empire Strikes Back, and it is the exciting one yet. The toy’s designers paid keen attention to the little details on this particular set, Check out the details of the cockpit and the exterior of the snowspeeder.
The 1,703-piece model and it will hit stores May 4th, and you will be able to buy it for $199.99 in the US. It will come with a card and display stand.
What sets this particular toy apart from the other variants is the incredible amount of detail that its designers put into it. They describe in the video below how they pointed the vehicle’s lasers at a slight angle to match what was seen in the film and created a sticker sheet for the vehicle’s paint job and even power couplings. The cockpit has a ton of detailed controls, with guns tucked in next to the seats. They also created an entirely new windscreen part to better match the on-screen version. Finally, the mini figures that come with the set have some exclusive details with some extra printing and specialized helmets for specific actors in the film.