When it comes to Star Wars we all know who the real hero of the Skywalker Saga is. If you picked anything or anyone other than R2-D2 you were wrong! Not only did R2-D2 save the day many times. he is also returning back to us in LEGO form. LEGO has announced that this little Astromech droid will be a LEGO exclusive and will be available to purchase on May 1st. This 2314 piece set will retail for$199.99 and will be available at LEGO.com. Here are the official details from LEGO.
LEGO Star Wars R2-D2
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.
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