LEGO fans like myself don’t want to miss out on some of the amazing sets that head our way from LEGO. But as well all know these sets don’t last forever and are due to retire at some point. Then you are kicking yourself in the butt because now you have to pay double or more for a set you forgot to grab before it was too late. Well, here is your warning. Here is a look at the next wave of LEGO sets that are retiring soon.
LEGO SETS THAT WILL BE RETIRING SOON
Have you been looking at a certain LEGO set thinking you have time to grab it? Well here is a list of some of the most popular LEGO sets that will be living the retired life soon. Just remember don’t wait too long, your wallet will hate you for it. You can also check out this list at LEGO.com.
Bugatti Chiron #42083 $349.99
Explore engineering excellence with the LEGO® Technic™ 42083 Bugatti Chiron advanced building set. This exclusive model has been developed in partnership with Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S to capture the essence of the quintessential super sports car, and comes with gleaming aerodynamic bodywork, logoed spoked rims with low-profile tires, and detailed brake discs. The accessible cockpit features a Technic 8-speed gearbox with movable paddle gearshift and a steering wheel bearing the Bugatti emblem. Insert the top speed key and you can switch the active rear wing from handling to top speed position.
The rear lid affords a glimpse of the detailed W16 engine with moving pistons, while beneath the hood you’ll discover a unique serial number and a compact storage compartment containing a stylish Bugatti overnight bag. This 1:8 scale model comes with a classic Bugatti duo-tone blue color scheme that reflects the brand’s signature color, and a set of stickers for additional detailing. The set is delivered in luxurious box packaging and includes a color collector’s booklet with comprehensive building instructions.
The Disney Castle #71040 $349.99
Bring the magical world of Disney to your home with The Disney Castle. This highly detailed LEGO® model with over 4,000 pieces offers a rewarding build and play experience, and comes with an array of exciting Disney-themed features and functions. The intricately detailed facade and towers replicate the iconic Walt Disney World® Resort Cinderella Castle, and each accessible castle room includes special features inspired by some of Disney’s greatest animated feature films, providing endless play possibilities with the included minifigures: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Tinker Bell, or other characters from your collection.
Old Trafford – Manchester United #10272 $299.99
Manchester United fans will love building this big LEGO® set model of Old Trafford (10272) to show their allegiance to one of the world’s most famous football clubs. The building set for this LEGO football stadium provides a fun challenge to create a spectacular showpiece model.
The ultimate Manchester United gift
Manchester United fans can show off this Old Trafford replica at home or the office. New for February 2020, this LEGO® Creator sports set coincides with the stadium’s 110th anniversary. This building kit for adults features several evocative details including the players’ tunnel and the statue of the United Trinity.
1989 Batwing #76161 $199.99
This is no kid’s toy. If you’re serious about BATMAN™, comic book super heroes or making cool models, this LEGO® DC BATMAN 1989 Batwing is for you!
Batwing construction project
Recreate the authentic detail and gothic elegance of BATMAN’s iconic aircraft, the Batwing, with this LEGO brick build-and-display model. The impressive reproduction features realistic details, removable canopy, full interior, poseable flaps and a new special brick that will allow you to mount and display your model on your wall. There’s also a stand, nameplate and 3 minifigures – BATMAN™, THE JOKER™ and a Lawrence the Boombox Goon™ – to create an impressive setting for your model.
Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Buildable Characters #43179 $179.99
If you’re a Disney fan and love their original cartoons, this is the perfect fit! LEGO® ǀ Disney Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Buildable Characters (43179) gives you a chance to focus your mind and use your hands to create a truly display-worthy item.
Fantastic retro details
Based on Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’ iconic characters, these figures feature Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in dynamic poses, with several buildable accessories including a guitar, vintage camera, tripod and a photo album with photos of their adventures. Mickey stands 14 in. (36cm) high and Minnie stands 13 in. (35cm) high.
123 Sesame Street #21324 $119.99
Sesame Street has been a family-favorite TV show for more than 50 years. Now you can create a colorful, LEGO® brick version of 123 Sesame Street and relive classic scenes with this awesome LEGO Ideas (21324) build-and-display set for adults.
Instantly recognizable details
The 123 Sesame Street building features Bert and Ernie’s apartment, Elmo’s bedroom and Bert’s rooftop bird house, and is packed with authentic details and accessories to delight fans. To complete the iconic street corner scene, there is Hooper’s Store, Big Bird’s nest, Oscar the Grouch’s trash can and much more. This set includes Sesame Street character minifigures Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie, plus Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird figures, to spark imaginative fun.
Elf Club House #10275 $99.99
If you’re looking to recreate the cozy feeling of your favorite Christmas memories, we’ve got the perfect thing for you – the LEGO® Elf Club House (10275). It’s the ideal way to enjoy quality time with a sugar-sweet DIY project. Build the intricately detailed Elf Club House then explore all its merry features.
A build packed with Christmas cheer
Ramp up the Christmas spirit as you enter the world of the elves. With waffles, presents and sleigh rides, this model building kit is filled with your favorite holiday traditions. There’s a Christmas tree decked with ornaments, a selection of gifts and a computer to track who’s naughty and who’s nice. A telescope lets the elves watch Santa’s sleigh as it takes off on Christmas Eve.
Fiat 500 #10271 $89.99
This LEGO® Creator Expert Fiat 500 model car (10271) recreates a true icon of classic automotive design. Teenagers and adult fans will enjoy the challenging building experience offered by this model kit based on the Fiat 500F legend from the late ‘60s, and will appreciate all the authentic LEGO brick details, such as the luggage rack with suitcase, detailed interior, and opening roof, doors, hood and tailgate. To complete the Italian theme, this classic model car also includes a folding easel with a paintbrush, palette and small ‘painting’ of the car in front of the famous Colosseum in Rome.
Seinfeld #21328 $79.99
Seinfeld was ‘the show about nothing’ that made everyone laugh, and now you can celebrate the legendary TV sitcom with this collectible LEGO® Ideas Seinfeld display model (21328) of Jerry’s apartment. It’s packed with authentic details to delight fans, such as the kitchen/living room where Jerry and friends would hang out and the hallway from where neighbor Kramer would burst in. Accessory elements include a blue statue, muffin top, painting of Uncle Leo, Prognosis Negative videotape, Commando 8 air conditioner and Festivus pole.
adidas Originals Superstar #10282 $79.99
Add a surprising new addition to your sneaker collection with this LEGO® adidas Originals Superstar (10282) model. In this never-seen-before LEGO offering, you’ll be recreating the iconic sneaker from LEGO elements to make a collectible display piece that’s sure to spark conversations.
Authentic Superstar details
Just like the real thing, this LEGO version includes the iconic adidas Originals Superstar sneaker graphics, shell toe shape, trefoil logo and serrated 3 stripes mark. Right shoe or left shoe? You decide! This set includes 17 extra LEGO elements so you can choose to build either the right-foot or left-foot sneaker. For extra realism, it even has shoelaces and comes in an authentic shoe box.
Monkie Kid’s Cloud Roadster #80015 $69.99
Children can create their own LEGO® Monkie Kid™ rescue missions, saving civilians from the evil Horn Demons with Monkie Kid’s Cloud Roadster (80015). The roadster features race-car-style design details, a spinning cloud engine and 2 spring-loaded shooters, while the Horn Demons’ calabash-inspired toy motorcycle has a minifigure compartment and detachable flyer to inspire unlimited stories. This unique toy playset includes 5 minifigures with weapons, such as Monkie Kid’s Golden Staff, for role-play battles.
Central Perk #21319 $59.99
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Friends, the legendary American TV sitcom, with this highly collectible LEGO® Ideas 21319 CENTRAL PERK set! This wonderful LEGO recreation of the café TV studio set is packed with authentic details, making it a must-have Friends memorabilia item for fans. The iconic seating area with a couch, armchair and 2 chairs for the friends is removable for easy play. And check out the stage where Phoebe performed her songs on guitar (and where Ross once played his keyboard and everyone except Phoebe thought he was terrible). The 7 new-for-September-2019 LEGO toy minifigures of Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and CENTRAL PERK’s long-suffering manager Gunther each come with accessories to role-play famously hilarious scenes. An ideal Friends-themed gift for your own friends and family who love the TV show, this hot toy is great for play and will grab attention when displayed in any room.
Hogwarts™ Moment: Charms Class
LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Moment: Charms Class (76385) is a Hogwarts™ classroom inside the covers of a brick-built book playset. When kids lift the cover, they are transported to Professor Flitwick’s spell-casting Charms lesson.
A portable Hogwarts classroom
With a host of features to inspire endless imaginative role play, this fun-packed playset will cast a spell over any Harry Potter fan! There’s a built-in blackboard, bookshelf and fireplace, and a variety of furniture and equipment to lift out and expand the play space. Kids can combine this enchanting Harry Potter playset with others in the collection – each opening to reveal a different Hogwarts classroom adventure. All the sets in this series have distinctively colored covers and unique motifs, and interlock to form a 360-degree Hogwarts play experience.
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