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 →
With a £150,000 price tag, it’s clear the Nissan GT-R Nismo is not a car for driving to the supermarket and back quickly when you run out of milk. The fact that renowned LEGO car builder Firas Abu-Jaber built a LEGO version and said it was his favourite car, makes it even more apparent that Continue reading →
The summer sun is shining, there’s a hazy wave of heat beating off the pavement, and you’re feeling hotter than a jalapeño’s armpit. When an ice cream van comes into view, it’s like spotting an oasis in the desert. Firas Abu-Jaber has converted his International Harvester Metro into a vintage ice cream truck, all ready to serve up delicious Continue reading →
How do you take something cute and turn it into a road rally monster? That’s exactly what Firas Abu-Jaber challenged himself to do, and he pulls it off by making something already good look even better. Firas has applied his formidable LEGO car sculpting skills to transforming the beloved 60’s era 10252 Volkswagen Beetle into a Continue reading →
We all know Jordanian builder Firas Abu-Jaber as a great car builder, but for me, the star of the show this time is the great Christmas tree in the trunk. The perfect cone shape and the vibrant colours of the decoration make for great eye candy. And the photo’s angle just adds to all of 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 →