Seeing you are reading this post I can assume you love cars as much as I do which has made you want to know how to build a LEGO® car! There are a huge variety of cars out there and it’s no different when it comes to LEGO® cars! This post will provide a detailed overview of how to build a LEGO® car and at the end, we have a special type of LEGO® car MOC to share with all the LEGO® car enthusiasts out there!
How to Build a LEGO® Car
When it comes to wanting to build a LEGO® car you might feel a bit overwhelmed when you look at your LEGO® bricks and think “where do I even start”.
Thankfully this is where LEGO® Car MOCs come in handy and what’s even better we offer free ones as well as premium.
You can see a selection of our free LEGO® Car MOCs below which you can build step by step or choose to take inspiration from to build a LEGO® car!
LEGO Car MOCs
1. LEGO® Car McLaren F1 Speed Champions
With the BMW’s V-12 engine the F1 was the fastest production car of its time. It broke numerous world records during the ‘90s, and it remains the fastest naturally aspirated road car ever built.
This LEGO® Car is great for any F1 or LEGO® Speed Champion fans and it has a nice feature that will allow you to fit one Minifigure inside.
2. LEGO® Car Nissan Fairlady ‘Devil Z’ from Wangan Midnight
The Nissan Fairlady Z (known as Datsun 240Z in North America) aka ‘Devil Z’ from the anime series Wangan Midnight is a stunning blue LEGO® car.
This car features the ability of seating two LEGO® Minifigures.
3. LEGO® Car Shelby Cobra 427
This Shelby Cobra 427 is packed full of details, if you are trying to learn how to squeeze a lot of detail into a car roughly in line with the size of a LEGO® Speed Champions one then this is for you.
You can fit two LEGO® Minifigures in this car but do bear in mind that you will need to remove the seat cushions first.
4. LEGO® Car John Wick Ford Mustang Boss 429
This is certainly a car any fan of John Wick would love to own! This sleek LEGO® Car shows off the dark beauty of a Ford Mustang Boss 429.
The stripes on the bonnet and spoiler on the back really bring this LEGO® car to life.
5. LEGO® Ghost Rider Hell Charger
Here we have ‘Robbie Reyes’ or Ghost Rider’s 1969 Dodge Charger R/T (AKA Hell Charger) from Marvel’s series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D in 8 stud wide Speed Champions style.
The Hell Charger’s features are the opening hood, trunk, and doors. It has space for two minifigs – even a Robbie Reyes minifig can fit in with the tall flame hair.
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RC Powered LEGO® Cars
Now you have learned how to build your own LEGO® Car why not try out supercharging your LEGO® build by building an RC Powered LEGO® Car!
Remote control cars using LEGO® Power Functions are an amazing way for all car enthusiasts to enjoy building and then racing their LEGO® car!
Here are some of our best LEGO® RC Cars, if you would like to see more check out our experts (Dave JSP) LEGO® MOC designer’s store.
LEGO RC Dirt Devil Car
Now you have learned how to build a LEGO® car it is time to take it to the next level, add in a motor and drive it!
This LEGO® RC Dirt Devil Car is lightweight and will be tearing around the dusty tracks in no time at all.
If you are a lover of RC (remote control) cars then you are not going to want to miss out on this LEGO® Car MOC!
Other LEGO® Variations
One of the best things about LEGO® is if you think it you can make it, because LEGO® is so versatile there have been some unbelievable designs created!
Why not create a LEGO® Car, Modular Building, Star Wars ship, or BrickHeadz? We have thousands of custom LEGO® designs (also known as LEGO® MOCs) available in our shop. Check them out by clicking this link!
I hope you have found lots of ways to learn how to build a LEGO® car, if you haven’t done so already download any of our free LEGO® Car MOCs and see how our professional LEGO® designers come up with these amazing LEGO® cars! If you are interested in pursuing your passion for LEGO® cars I would definitely recommend you start looking at putting a motor in your LEGO® car, this will boost your love for LEGO® cars so be warned, and don’t blame me once you get hooked!