Not to be left out from all the recent LEGO reveals like the Pickup Truck or Marvel-palooza, LEGO have unveiled three new Technic sets for the second half of the year – a 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck, Ford F-150 Raptor and Heavy-duty Tow Truck
Here the release dates for the new late 2021 Technic sets and regional pricing:
- 42129 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck – US$299.99 / AU$499.99 / £274.99 – 1 August 2021
- 42128 Heavy-duty Tow Truck – US$149.99 / AU$269.99 / £139.99 – 1 August 2021
- 42126 Ford F-150 Raptor – US$99.99 / AU$249.99 / £129.99 – 1 October 2021 [pre-order now]
I’m not the biggest LEGO Technic fan but head to RacingBrick on Youtube to hear from Balasz on these new sets for an expert and more educated opinion on some of the motorised and mechanical play functions.
In the meantime, enjoy these photos of the new Summer 2021 LEGO Technic sets!
42129 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck – 2110 pieces
Made for extreme conditions, the 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck has the power to tackle the roughest terrain. Now you can build your own LEGO® Technic™ version of this mighty machine. Enjoy a challenging build then use the CONTROL+ app to steer the truck and operate the differential locking. Set up obstacles and use the flags to create a trial course. Can anything stop this mighty truck?
Measurements: model measures over 8 in. (21 cm) high, 19 in. (48 cm) long and 7 in. (19 cm) wide.
- Anyone who loves powerful toy trucks and construction toys will have lots of fun building this LEGO® Technic™ 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck (42129) model.
- Packed with realistic features, this truck toy offers an engaging build for adults and kids aged 12 and up. Open the cab doors and hood.
- Check out the working suspension on all 4 wheels and open the service hatch to inspect the gearbox.
- The model also features a detailed engine with spinning radiator fan.
- In a first for LEGO Technic, this model has differential locking. Lock and unlock the differentials using the app to maneuver the truck over rough terrain.
- Use the CONTROL+ app to put this mighty machine to the test. Use the different control screens to steer and operate the differential locking. With challenges and achievements in the app, there are so many ways to play.
42128 Heavy-duty Tow Truck – 2017 pieces
When it comes to rescuing stranded vehicles, this LEGO® Technic™ Heavy-duty Tow Truck takes any job in its stride. Take your time building this mighty truck then check out all its neat features and classic design details. With realistic pneumatic and mechanical functions, this model is the perfect way to experience the power of a classic tow truck.
Measurements: model measures over 8.5 in. (22 cm) high (with crane down), 23 in. (58 cm) long (with boom down) and 5.5 in. (14 cm) wide (with outriggers up
- Open up the world of engineering with this LEGO® Technic™ Heavy-duty Tow Truck (42128) model.
- Packed with details, it’s a great tribute to the world’s best-loved tow trucks.
- Check out its authentic grille, air filters, lights, tailpipe, and fresh color scheme.
- Then explore all the pneumatic and mechanical functions that make this model so realistic.
- A construction toy packed with working functions
- This tow truck toy with crane is filled with impressive features.
- Open the hood to see the 6-cylinder inline engine with moving pistons.
- Steer by rotating the pin on the roof.
- Activate the crane, pump up the boom, pull out the winch and extend the outriggers.
- And for the first time in LEGO Technic history, this vehicle has a lifting axle to pull down extra wheels and spread the weight of loads.
- A great introduction to engineering
- LEGO Technic sets feature realistic movement and mechanisms that introduce LEGO builders to the universe of engineering in an approachable and realistic way.
42126 Ford F-150 Raptor – 1379 pieces
In production since 1948, the Ford® F-Series is an enduring symbol of quality and functionality. Now you can pay tribute to the ‘workhorse’ of the pickup world as you recreate all the details of Ford’s 2021 F-150 pickup truck with this LEGO® Technic™ Ford F-150 Raptor (42126) building set.
Measurements: Model measures over 6 in. (15 cm) high, 16.5 in. (42 cm) long and 7 in. (18 cm) wide.
- Pay tribute to the ‘workhorse’ of pickup trucks as you build the LEGO® Technic™ Ford® F-150 Raptor (42126).
- Enjoy an immersive LEGO® Technic™ building project that’s perfect for adults, then explore the pickup truck model’s many features and functions.
- Authentic details, inspired by the real Ford® F-150 Raptor pickup truck, include the model’s V6 engine with moving pistons, plus suspension on all wheels.
- Check out the realistic interior details, plus 4 opening doors, an opening hood and truck bed.
- After completing the relaxing building challenge, you’ll love displaying your collectible LEGO® Technic™ Ford® F-150 model.
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