Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1 – a singular fixer-upper (pic: Lego)
An enormous-sized model of the Ghostbusters’ ECTO-1 automotive is the newest movie-inspired Lego package to be geared toward each adults and youngsters.
It could be over 35 years outdated now however ‘80s basic Ghostbusters is a type of movies that it’s virtually inconceivable to not love, with a number of generations of children all now having loved the pleasure of screaming ‘Ghostbusters!’ on the display whereas the theme tune goes.
For that cause this isn’t the primary time that ECTO-1 has been become a Lego set, with the first one being from the Lego Concepts line the place followers design their very own units that then get voted into changing into an actual set.
That was ages in the past although and the set has lengthy since been retired, however its substitute is super-sized and tremendous detailed, though technically it’s a tie-in to the brand new movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife quite than the unique.
Barely confusingly, the brand new film is a direct sequel to Ghostbusters 2 and nothing to do with the 2016 reboot (which additionally had its own Lego set).
The old fashioned ECTO-1 – a closely customised 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor ambulance – is already entrance and centre within the promoting for the movie, which might’ve come out this 12 months if not for the coronavirus and is now tentatively scheduled for subsequent June.
The set has all kinds of shifting components, together with a ghost sniffer (the factor protruding on the prime, when you ever puzzled what that was) that’s activated by the wheels turning, a working steering wheel, and a rear gunner seat that you would be able to see within the movie trailer.
Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1 – again off man, I’m a scientist (pic: Lego)
ECTO-1 is made up of two,352 bricks and measures over 8” (22.5cm) excessive, 18” (47cm) lengthy and 6” (16.5cm) huge.
The Ghostbusters ECTO-1 set (10274) will go one sale from November 15 from Lego shops and the Lego.com website, the place it’s going to value £179.99.
Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1 – don’t cross the streams (pic: Lego)