Thursday, October 2, 2014

Designing the Lego Technic Volvo L350F Wheel Loader

Volvo have released some behind the scenes information looking at how Lego and Volvo worked together to create the largest set in the 2014 Technic range, 42030 Remote-Controlled Volvo L350F Wheel Loader, and the alternate build, the A25F articulated hauler. The set apparently includes the largest Lego part ever created; the huge bespoke scoop of the loader, which is modelled exactly on the real vehicle, right down to the molded Volvo logos.

The video below explores how the Lego Technic team select their subjects, and then how Lego designers and Volvo engineers worked together to bring this set to life:



And here are both models from the set, and their real world counterparts:


Continue after the jump for a closer look at the final set:








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