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first_img Chevy just unveiled its first-ever full-size Lego truck, and it’s the ride toy lovers have been waiting for.On Saturday, Chevy exhibited the Lego brick masterpiece at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, said a company press release.The Lego vehicle, which is a replica of Chevy’s new 2019 Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss Truck, is part of ongoing marketing efforts for Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which hits theaters on Feb. 8.The Lego truck wasn’t an easy project though: Eighteen Lego Master Builders spent over 2,000 hours transforming small Lego bricks into the life-size model. The car, which was built with 334,544 Lego bricks and features working lights, weighs 3,307 pounds. It was developed at the Lego Group’s Model Shop in Connecticut.Chevy will also make an appearance in the upcoming Lego movie: A custom-built mini Silverado High Country Lego truck will be shown in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. In the movie, the Lego heroes reunite to protect their city from intergalactic Lego Duplo invaders.“The themes of determination and teamwork in the new movie align perfectly with our Chevy brand values and we are sure that the all-new Silverado has the features, technologies, and strength that would help Emmet, Lucy, and their friends as they take on exciting new challenges,” Sandor Piszar, director of Chevrolet Truck marketing, said in the press release.Photo Credit: Jeffrey Sauger for ChevroletThe Lego Silverado is part of a two-year partnership between Chevy and Warner Bros. Pictures. The two companies collaborated on The Lego Batman Movie in 2017, and debuted a life-size Lego batmobile that was made with 344,187 Lego bricks.To learn more about the Lego car and its production process, you can watch this Chevy Lego video on YouTube.More on & Co Is Now Selling This Fancy ‘Lego’ Set for $1,650Prepared to Be Amazed By This Tiny Working Lego PianoThis Is How Long It Takes to Poop Out a Lego Minifig Head Stay on target The New Lego UCS Imperial Star Destroyer Is Nearly Four Feet LongLego Makes Building Sets Accessible to the Blind last_img

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