Lego and Mercedes partner on Technic truck

By RELAXNEWS | 13 July 2015

STUTTGART: Big kids rejoice one of the most complex commercial vehicles, the Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245, is about to debut in Lego form.

The new 2,793-piece model, suitable for anyone 12 or over, features a full frame and suspension system as well as steering, drive and lift. It also boasts motorised functions and pneumatics and will stand 31cm tall, 54cm long and 14cm wide when completed.

"Whenever we design a new set, our aim is to give Technic builders a stunning model that looks as detailed as its real life version as possible. It should have all the main functionalities you would expect. And we strive to introduce inspiring new ways to build with the Technic elements," said Lego senior marketing manager Niels Henrik Horsted.

The model, which can also be built as a Mercedes-Benz Articulated Construction Truck, will go on sale on Aug 1.

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