Getting around London with Firas Abu-Jaber

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 →

Firas’ Audi R8 TDI Le Mans has an engine like 12 dwarves working

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 →

Firas’s Lamborghini Gallardo SE is brilliantly insectile, just like the real car

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 →

LEGO Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce in 1:16 scale

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 →

Bugatti Chiron supercar masterfully crafted with LEGO

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 →

LUGNuts contest winners: a lot of class and a touch of gas [News]

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 →

Rolls Royce Silver Ghost: a fine vintage car

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 →

This Ferrari Testarossa 512 TR oozes 80’s chic

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 →