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 →
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 →
Nothing quite like getting up early on a Saturday, and heading over to the local car show, right? I may not be able to tell you the vehicle’s year by sight or tell you the engine specs, but I do like a good, classic car with sleek lines. It’s got to be pretty. Firas Abu-Jaber Continue reading →
If you are millionaire and think a Porsche is just a bit too ordinary for you, perhaps the Ruf CTR3 is just the thing you are looking for. Ruf is a German car manufacturer that specialises in building supercars using mostly Porsche parts. Supercar builder/super car builder Firas Abu-Jaber used to be featured on this Continue reading →
HispaBrick Magazine recently released their eleventh issue and I was quite impressed with it. They have definitely been improving with age. This issue is packed with goodies and it’s all free! There is a literal plethora of articles including, among other things, the Arvo brothers‘ Mini Moog, Firas Abu-Jaber’s vehicles, a history of classic Space, Continue reading →
Firas Abu-Jaber wishes his rockin’ girl Ruru a musical Valentine’s Day.
Firas Abu-Jaber provides a very tasty entry to the latest LUGNUTS challenge. Firas uses a great mixture of techniques to get his shapes right and captures the spirit of a Dakar rally beautifully.