There are plenty of new LEGO sets launching in March and so much to look forward to.
What grabs my attention is LEGO set 42154: LEGO Technic 2022 Ford GT. The set comes with 1,466 pieces. The colour arrangement is predominantly dark blue, black and white. The colours remind me of the 42123: McLaren Senna GTR and 10265: Ford Mustang.
There also appears to be a few new pieces in this set, which will please Technic MOC builders.
Also new in Technic in March are:
42152: Firefighter Aircraft
42153: NASCAR Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
42155: The Batman – Batcycle
The Batcycle will look amazing alongside the 42127: The Batman – Batmobile. The Batcycle is definitely something I will get to display in my collection. I am attracted to smaller builds, because of space constraints, which is why I am looking forward to getting this set.
If it is something that interests you, why not look at this YouTube review by RacingBrick. Here he demonstrates many techniques used in constructing the set with some interesting parts used to complete the design.
[Also look at my article of other newer Technic sets to look out for.]
There are several new sets to look forward to, which are coming in March 2023. The beauty of these sets is that there are so many alternate builds that allow creativity to flow.
Look out for these sets releasing soon:
31137: Adorable Dogs
31138: Beach Camper Van
31139: Cozy House
The Cozy house is the set that I want to highlight. Brickset appears to show five different ways in which this set can be built. When the house is released, I am certain that there will be many alternate designs of this set to be found in Rebrickable.
For now we can enjoy the images released that includes a house with 4 rooms and a garden terrace. There are 3 minifigures and a brick-built cat. The beauty of Creator is that it allows your imagination to play around with many of its features, such as the swapping the pieces of the minifigures.
Continuing with the Disney celebration of their 100th year anniversary, there are three new sets we can look forward to in March 2023.
40619: Eve & Wall-E
40620: Cruella & Maleficent
40621: Moana & Merida
For nostalgia, nothing beats Eve & Wall-E. This is an iconic Disney-Pixar movie. While it does not look like the most technical build, it beautifully represents the characters.
Perhaps the biggest release in March is 10316: Rivendell. I shared my first thoughts in a previous article.
The set is produced as part of the “Icons” theme and is part of the 18+ range. It contains 6,167 pieces. Rivendell includes fifteen minifigures (that is, if you do not include the six Elven statue minifigures).
Rivendell measures 72 cm (L) by 39 cm (H) by 50 cm (D) and is built in three sections.
Section one features The Council Ring, Frodo’s Bedroom, and Elrond’s study. Section two features the Eleven tower, which includes five Elven statues. Section three features the gazebo, river and bridge.
This set holds significant potential for Lord of the Rings fans and value for MOC builders looking for pieces to add to their collection.
[See my first thoughts here for more about Rivendell.]
LEGO Star Wars
Three new sets as part of a series of collectible LEGO® Star Wars™ build-to-display helmet models for adults are launching in March 2023.
75349: Captain Rex Helmet
75350: Clone Commander Cody Helmet
75351: Princess Leia (Boushh) Helmet
All three of the new Star Wars helmets are beautifully designed and crafted. The Captain Rex Helmet comes with striking blue colours. The Clone Commander Cody Helmet holds bold orange colours.
But it is the Princess Leia (Boushh) Helmet that interests.
Boushh was a male Ubese from Uba IV who worked as a bounty hunter. Following his little-known demise at the hands of the Black Sun crime syndicate, Princess Leia Organa impersonated him in order to infiltrate Jabba’s Palace and free Han Solo.
The helmet is predominantly finished with brown and nougat colours. There are many detailed features that give this a unique look and feel. The finished helmet comes with 670 pieces. I love the details on the side of the helmet, in dark bluish grey, and great use of pieces.
The set comes with a small number of stickers that should be fairly easy to attach.
I found a lovely short YouTube review by SwiftBricks, which is well worth watching.
March 2023 is another great month for new LEGO sets. There are so several interesting sets and many that include brand new pieces to build with. I cannot wait to see these on the shelves.