After giving us a glimpse and a teaser of some sort last month, LEGO has finally confirmed that the galaxy’s most lovable droid is now given a fresh, new brick-built upgrade. LEGO has officially announced the new LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 (75308), scheduled to arrive on May 1, 2021.
Coming in at 2,314 pieces, the LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is not just a re-release but an entirely new and larger UCS version different from that of its 2012 predecessor. This latest rendition also features a commemorative Lucasfilm 50th anniversary printed brick adding to its premium look and feel. The set is currently listed over at LEGO Shop@Home and is expected to retail for $200 once it is made available on May 1st. Read on for the complete product description, and you can add this to your LEGO wishlist as well by clicking on the LEGO affiliate link below.
LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 (75308)
2,314 pieces | $199.99 | Arriving May 1, 2021
Relive classic Star Wars™ moments as you build this exceptionally detailed R2-D2 LEGO® droid figure. The brilliant new-for-May-2021 design is packed with authentic details, including a retractable mid-leg, rotating head, opening, and extendable front hatches, a periscope that can be pulled up and turned, and Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber hidden in a compartment in the head.
Build and display
This cool construction model comes with a buildable display stand, featuring an information plaque, R2-D2 LEGO droid figure, and an exclusive Lucasfilm 50th anniversary LEGO brick, to complete an awesome centerpiece for your home or workplace.
Part of a premium-quality collection of LEGO Star Wars building kits for adults, this set would make a wonderful gift for yourself, Star Wars fans, and advanced LEGO builders.
- Build and display this fantastically detailed, new-for-May-2021, LEGO® brick model of an iconic character from the Star Wars™ saga: R2-D2 (75308).
- Authentic features include a retractable mid-leg, rotating head, opening, and extendable front hatches, and adjustable periscope, plus a lightsaber hidden in a compartment in the head.
- Includes a buildable display stand with an information plaque, LEGO® Star Wars™ R2-D2 LEGO droid figure, and a special Lucasfilm 50th anniversary LEGO brick.
- This premium-quality set is part of a series of collectible LEGO® Star Wars™ build-to-display models.
- Offering a challenging and rewarding build, this 2,315-piece set makes an awesome birthday present, holiday gift, or surprise treat for any Star Wars™ connoisseur and LEGO® Star Wars lover.
- Measuring over 12.5 in. (31 cm) high, 7.5 in. (20 cm) wide, and 6 in. (15 cm) deep, this collectible, brick-built R2-D2 model makes an impressive centerpiece in a home or workplace.