So says Bob of Bob’s Vintage Bricks, who tweeted the image.
What does everyone think to the new LEGO 42110 Land Rover defender? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/LiU4L7auXC
— Bob’s Vintage Bricks (@bobvintagebrick) June 21, 2019
And so says a website called The Brothers Brick, which tells us that the kit will be a 2,573-piece Lego Technic “replica of the legendary utility vehicle.” The kit is said to come with working steering, four-speed gearbox, three differentials, working suspension — and even a working front winch.
But rather than a replica of the legend, it seems more like a model of the legend-to-be. Flared wheel openings, bluff grille, badge placement in a bar in the grille, overall boxiness — it all seems pretty close. Since we’ve only seen the Defender wrapped, the white roof is a new bit of information. It’s a two-door, but we have seen two-doors in testing (gallery below).
But the most telling hint is this: The kit is said to be coming out in October, and we know the Defender reveal is happening in September. So the pieces all fit, as it were.
Here is a reprise of some Defender galleries we’ve had, for your comparison purposes …