The Pagani Zonda is one of Firas Abu-Jaber‘s favorite cars — and it’s right up there for me, too. Fira’s LEGO version of this amazing supercar has all the right curves in all the right places. Check out detail shots on Flickr or MOCPages.
Firas Abu-Jaber (Flickr) is perhaps best known for his larger-scale cars and trucks, but with this set of vehicles inspired by the buses and taxis you can still see on London streets, Firas shows that he’s a master of LEGO vehicles at any scale. See more pictures of the Routemaster bus and London cab on Continue reading →
This fantastic big rig by Firas Abu-Jaber evokes the classic sets of the Model Team series — sets like 5580 Highway Rig (1986) or 5571 Giant Truck (1996). A LEGO big rig has never looked so realistic or so good.
Firas Abu-Jaber takes a walk on the wild side with a Volkswagen Hotrod. While I love his modern supercars, this is a refreshing change for a very talented builder… There are lots more photos to see on MOCPages.
Firas Abu-Jaber has posted his best LEGO car yet — an Audio R8 TDI Le Mans: The sheer level of detail Firas packed into his car is unbelievable, from the grill and headlights on the front to the spoiler on the back. Check out tons more pictures of Firas’ LEGO R8 on MOCpages, and read Continue reading →
This lovely Lamborghini Gallardo SE by Firas Abu-Jaber has all the qualities of the real thing, from air intakes on the front and the tail lights that wrap onto the rear hood to functional doors and a detailed interior. (I hereby resolve to quote or allude to Top Gear whenever I blog a LEGO car. Continue reading →
Jordanian builder Firas Abu-Jaber presents a 1:16 replica of a Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce worthy of his stunning lineup of LEGO supercars. The lines and subtle angles and slopes throughout are faithful to the real thing. Custom decals over the rear wheels, on the hood, and as the license plates are fine touches that I believe Continue reading →
“Are you busy in May?”, was a question I got in an e-mail early this year from my friend Ed Diment, co-director of Bright Bricks. The organisers had asked them to build models for a LEGO event in Dubai and to get in touch with fan builders, with large collections of models they would be Continue reading →
Master supercar builder Firas Abu-Jaber nails it again with his model of the Bugatti Chiron. Firas captured the balance of aggressiveness and beauty of the real thing, both interior and exterior, with the incredible quality building skills he is known for. Even the curved silver trim, constructed from flexible hose pieces combined with minifigure swords, Continue reading →
In early February we announced that LUGNuts, which is the online group for LEGO car lovers, was celebrating its 100th monthly challenge by organising a car building contest. Prizes were sponsored by TBB, among others. The cars to be built were randomly assigned to the contestants from a list compiled by LUGNuts admin Lino Martins. Continue reading →
Not content with bringing you one LEGO model of the classic vintage Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, I am spoiling you with two. Both of these models are entries to the LUGNuts 100th Challenge. The first Silver Ghost is by Firas Abu-Jaber, a well-known, skilled LEGO car builder – although normally a fan of racy supercars such Continue reading →
For anybody who grew up in the 80’s or 90’s, I suspect that the Ferrari Testarossa is immediately recognizable. Firas Abu-Jaber has built one in LEGO with headlights that can be raised and lowered, opening doors, and an opening rear engine compartment with a beautiful chrome flat-12 engine. The iconic side strakes that made the Continue reading →