After teasing a partnership with Hasbro, LEGO has unveiled the Transformers G1 Optimus Prime (10302) set that will arrive on June 1, 2022. The beauty of this Optimus Prime replica is that it has 19 pivot points that allow it to switch from robot mode to truck mode without having to rebuild. This is a huge plus as it is a very rare feature for LEGO sets. Here are the official details of this set for Transformers fans, which will be available for €169.99.
The details of the Lego Transformers Optimus Prime set
lThe LEGO Creator Expert Optimus Prime 2-in-1 set 10302 consists of 1,508 parts† He is based on the version of the character that appeared in the 1984 television series “Transformers: Generation 1” and the original Transformers toy.
This LEGO set also includes:
- the Autobot Command Matrix that can be placed in Optimus Prime’s chest;
- an Energon cube;
- an Energon ax;
- an ion blaster;
- a jetpack to place in the back of the robot;
- an optional size panel;
- and a plaque to show your passion for the Transformers franchise.
In truck mode, Optimus Prime is approx. 15 cm high, 27 cm long and 12 cm wide† In robot mode, the replica is more than 35 cm high.
This set is available from June 1 and costs €169.99 in the official LEGO online store. It should be noted that it is not possible for VIPs to pre-order it. It will therefore be necessary to wait for the launch date to buy it.
A quality product resulting from the collaboration between LEGO and Hasbro
The LEGO Group and Hasbro are two of the largest toy companies in the world. The announcement of the collaboration of these rivals left several people skeptical. Anyway, the Transformers G1 Optimus Prime (10302) set is really high quality† Designed for 18-year-olds, this model captures the appearance of the leader of the Autobots with astonishing precision. Fans will definitely return to childhood.
- A project for adults: This LEGO model is part of a collection of sets designed for adult construction fans. This Optimus Prime is spectacular, with its faithful and precise details.
- High-quality materials: LEGO bricks are made of high-quality materials and this set is no exception. By following the assembly instructions (or not), it is easy to assemble this model of Optimus Prime. In addition, it is easy to switch between the robot mode and the vehicle mode of the latter.
- Guaranteed Safety: LEGO pieces are manufactured to safety and quality standards. Before being sold, they have to pass several rigorous tests that guarantee the solidity of the different models.
A price that should not scare fans
With a price of € 169.99, the LEGO Transformers 10302 Optimus Prime set maybe not for all audiences. As mentioned above, this is a product for adult Transformers fans, collectors at heart who want to enjoy a great LEGO building experience.
If you like Transformers and/or build LEGO bricks, this set will give you an amazing experience that will take you back to your childhood. So, mark the date of 1er June in your calendar if you want to purchase this LEGO Transformers set.