LEGO MINI Cooper MK VII 10242 Announced

LEGO has officially announced the LEGO MINI Cooper MK VII 10242 and it will be available in August 2014. It has 1,077 pieces and will retail for $99.99.

10242 MINI Cooper

Ages 16+. 1,077 pieces.

Take this MINI Cooper for a nostalgic drive down memory lane!

US $99.99 – CA $119.99 – AU $149.99 – DE 89.99€ – UK £74.99 – DK 799.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Experience the iconic MINI Cooper first hand, with its classic lines, detailed interior and fun picnic theme.

Take the iconic MINI Cooper for a drive! This beautifully crafted LEGO® brick replica of the classic MINI Cooper Mk VII is full of authentic details, from the classic green and white color scheme with white wing mirrors and racing stripes, to the opening doors, hood and trunk, sporty fog lights, detailed engine and separate spare tire compartment. You can even remove the roof to access a tan colored interior with patterned seats, veneer-style dashboard, turning steering wheel, and moving gearshift and handbrake. And of course, no MINI Cooper would be complete without a picnic basket and blanket, the perfect accessories for a cozy day in the countryside!

Features opening doors, hood and trunk, spare wheel in separate compartment, detailed engine and 2 fog lights.
Accessories include a picnic basket, bottle and blanket for nostalgic picnic theme.
Authentic replica of the MINI Cooper Mk VII.
Classic green and white color theme with white wing mirrors and racing stripes.
Lift the hood to reveal the detailed engine.
Remove the roof and access the detailed interior.
Go on a countryside picnic with this iconic classic!
MINI Cooper measures over 4” (11cm) high, 9” (25cm) long and 5” (14cm) wide.
Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
August 2014 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO® Stores or via phone:

US Contact Center 1-800-453-4652
CA (English) Contact Center 1-800-453-4652
CA (French) Contact Center 1-877-518-5346
European Contact Center 00-800-5346-1111

LEGO, the LEGO logo and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2014 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.

The MINI logo, the MINI word mark and model designation are trademarks of BMW and are used under license.

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LEGO Unveils Fairground Mixer Carnival Set, Pictures

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Pricing
US $149.99 – CA $179.99 – AU $199.99 – DE 129.99€ – UK £119.99 – DK 1,199.00 DKK

Availability
June  1, 2014; May 18th for VIP Members

Picture Gallery of the Fairground Mixer

Official LEGO Description

Climb aboard the LEGO® Fairground Mixer and hold onto your hat!

Unfold the awesome Fairground Mixer, turn the crank and see it come to life! The fair has come to town and children and adults alike can’t wait to try the rides. Buy your ticket from the ticket booth and climb aboard the Mixer. Then try reaching the golden bell on the high striker or hit the target to plunge the dunk tank lady into the water. As evening falls, the swirling Mixer ride glows in the darkness, before being folded down onto its own trailer for transportation to the next town. This magical fairground is packed with wonderful details that will capture everyone’s imagination. Includes 12 minifigures: a juggling man on stilts, dunk tank lady, strong man challenger, ticket lady, truck driver/ride operator, 2 women, 2 girls, 2 boys and a queasy man who tried the mixer one too many times.

Enjoy the magical atmosphere of the fairground with the LEGO® Fairground Mixer, packed with exciting features and imaginative details.

  • Includes 12 minifigures: a juggling man on stilts, dunk tank lady, strong man challenger, ticket lady, truck driver, ride operator, 2 women, 2 girls, 2 boys and a queasy man who tried the mixer one too many times
  • Features working Fairground Mixer ride with crank operation, 2 transport trucks, high striker and dunk tank
  • Includes glow-in-the-dark elements
  • Mixer truck has opening doors, windshield wipers and removable roof to access interior with bed and TV
  • Accessory truck holds ticket booth, high-striker and dunk tank
  • Accessories include: ice cream, popsicle, lime green cherries, teddy bear, juggling pins and a large and small mallet for the high-striker
  • Easily upgrade the Mixer ride with LEGO® Power Functions motors (not included)
  • Enjoy the fun of the fair!
  • Includes over 1,700 pieces
  • Fairground Mixer ride unfolded measures over 11” (30cm) high, 17” (45cm) long and 12” (31cm) wide