After my success with Porsche GT3 RS I decided to add another, a little smaller and less complicated, yet still cool Porsche lego set - the Porsche 911 RSR which I got myself for Christmas 2020 - to basically cheer myself up in the middle of the Covid pandemic. Here’s how the build process went down:
- Step 1 - suspension and wheels
- Step 2 - famous Porsche 6-cylinder boxer engine
- Step 3 - time for some famous Porsche shape
- Final Step - find a place to put it!
- What I’m getting this Christmas?
Step 1 - suspension and wheels
We start at the very bottom of the car:
Until we build the Porsche sport suspension for all four wheels:
Side note: I like to put the lego pieces in the old boxes of my iPads or iPhones. This way I can easily find the pieces I need for each stage of build.
Step 2 - famous Porsche 6-cylinder boxer engine
Now it’s time to put the engine in the car. It’s 2017 Porsche 911 RSR, 991 generation which:
It was still a naturally aspirated engine based on the engine generation of the 911 GT3 R and 911 GT3 Cup with direct injection. Depending on the size of the restrictor, the 4.0-liter boxer six-cylinder developed around 375 kW (510 hp)
After the engine, it was time for steering wheel and continued drive train build:
Step 3 - time for some famous Porsche shape
Bodywork of the car is beginning to take shape:
Then go the headlights and more details:
Final Step - find a place to put it!
Here’s the finished car next to my other lego sets:
And here was its place in my 2021 office.
What I’m getting this Christmas?
This Christmas, as per tradition, I’m getting a new LEGO set, this time it’s R2 D2 Star Wars - I always wanted to have this robot in my home office and I can’t wait to build it!