In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the fourth week of February 2018.
TBB NEWS & INSTRUCTIONS: After last week’s thirty news articles during New York Toy Fair, this week was pretty calm and all about cars.
- Review of LEGO Speed Champions 75884 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback – This dark green car includes 183 pieces and will retail for $15.99.
- Review of LEGO Speed Champions 75886 Ferrari 488 GT3 “Scuderia Corsa” – LEGO’s love affair with Ferrari continues with this red racecar, also $15.99, built from 179 pieces and lots of stickers.
- LEGO Speed Champions 2018: More images to whet your appetite – More images of upcoming cars with detailed product info have been revealed ahead of their release in March.
- Instructions to build your own vintage Bugatti – You can now build your very own vintage racecar thanks to instructions from Norton74.
- Instructions to build your own LEGO Mario – It’s me, LEGO Mario! Create your own brick-built plumber with these free instructions from hachiroku24.
- When Life Imitates LEGO – The Octan Gas Company – Did you know there are real-life Octan gasoline stations in Russia? We investigate this intriguing development.
OTHER NEWS: There were a few other LEGO news articles from varying places around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO Group earns no. 6 spot on list of Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics, Fast Company – The iconic toy brand made the list for boosting children’s coding skills and bridging the divide between physical and digital play.
- LEGO builds foundations in China classrooms as old markets slow, Japan News –LEGO is hoping to build a following with Chinese parents by working with state schools to get kids playing with LEGO as a way to boost motor skills, creativity and attention spans.