New LEGO Star Wars UCS set – 10240 Red Five X-wing Starfighter [News]

The next set in the Ultimate Collectors Series of LEGO Star Wars sets brings back the X-wing – 10240 Red Five X-wing Starfighter. Due out this May, the set will include 1,558 pieces and retail for $200 here in the States.

10240 Red Five X-Wing Starfighter (1)

I’ve upload all the official photos to Flickr, and here’s the designer video as well:

Here’s the official info from LEGO:

10240 – Red Five X-wing Starfighter™

Ages 16+. 1,558 pieces.
Build the ultimate LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter!
US $199.99 CA $249.99 DE 199.99€ UK 169.99 £ DK 1699.00 DKK

Collect and create the most highly detailed LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter ever produced. This iconic starfighter is featured in many of the most exciting Star Wars battle scenes, including the decisive battle scene above planet Yavin™. Recreate the moment when Luke Skywalker’s X-wing delivered the proton torpedo that led to the destruction of the Imperial Death Star! With 1,558 pieces, this realistically detailed model features opening wings and cockpit, a special display stand, data sheet label and R2-D2.

  • Includes R2-D2 atromech droid
  • Features highly authentic detailing, and opening wings and cockpit
  • Includes 1558 pieces
  • Measures over 10″ (26cm) high, 20″ (52cm) long and 18″ (46cm) wide
  • Includes display stand and data sheet label!

Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
May 2013

Programming note: Although this info was supposed to go out only after 1 PM PST, one of LEGO’s official channels leaked the story early, so our post is online a few minutes ahead of schedule. FBTB has the amusing tale of the “Worst. Product launch. Ever.”

4 comments on “New LEGO Star Wars UCS set – 10240 Red Five X-wing Starfighter [News]

  1. Andrew Post author

    Yes, I think it’s quite lovely — and a solid improvement over the one from 13 years ago, both in terms of shape and color.

  2. schioldann


    Cannot wait till I get my hands on this beauty – but now there are two X-wings in the UCS and still no Slave 1 – why?

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