Chevrolet Introduces New Lego Batmobile

Over the weekend, Chevrolet, along with students from Detroit’s Cody Rouge community, A World in Motion and FIRST LEGO® League, unveiled its life-size LEGO® Batmobile today at the North American International Auto Show.

Measuring 17-feet in length, the impressive creation was inspired by the Batman Speedwagon featured in the upcoming LEGO Batman Movie, due to arrive in U.S. theaters on February 10. The LEGO Batmobile will appear in Chevrolet’s “Real People, Not Actors” campaign in which LEGO Minifigures discuss what type of person might drive the Batmobile.

Here are some quick facts about the Batmobile pulled from Chevrolet’s related press release.

  • It’s 83 inches (6.92 feet) high, 204 inches (17 feet) long and 111 inches (9.25 feet) wide.
  • Total weight is 1,695.5 pounds. Each tire is just over 100 pounds.
  • The interior frame is made from more than 86 feet of square tube aluminum and weighs 282.5 pounds.
  • Total number of LEGO® bricks used to build the Batmobile: 344,187
  • Total number of LEGO® colors used: 17
  • The LEGO® Batmobile took 222 hours to design and 1,833 hours to build.
  • The LEGO® Batmobile was designed and assembled in the LEGO® Model Shop in Enfield, Connecticut, by LEGO® Master Builders.

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