Lego VW is very popular, not only among children, but also among adults. Lego responded to that and created a Lego VW Bus and Lego VW Beetle set. This was of course warmly welcomed by many Volkswagen fanatics. The aircooled scene counts millions of people around the globe, so Lego was sure about their sales market and revenue.
In this article we will cover the Creator Volkswagen T1 Camper Van set 10220 and the Creator Volkswagen Beetle set 10252, two of their most popular products.
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Lego VW Bus set 10220
Lego had a lot of attention to detail when designing this set. Every iconic feature is here. On the outside of the Lego VW Camper, the terrific detailing includes ‘V’ shape three-way color split at the front, rounded roof and window frames, opening split safari windows, opening doors, iconic pop-up roof with textile curtain surround, a roof rack, rear side air intake vents and lots more!
The detailing is equally impressive on the inside, from the authentic VW Camper air-cooled flat four-cylinder boxer engine, front cabin bench seat, gear stick, angled dashboard, and iconic spherical speedometer, to custom LEGO® features like folding rear bench seat, folding dinette table, closet with mirror and even a painting!
The Lego VW Bus set 10220 contains 1332 pieces and is suitable for children over 16 years old. The Camper Van is over 5” high (14cm) and 11” long (30cm).
This is an EXPERT level Lego set. The pieces are somewhat pre-sorted in its own bags and just keeping them separately is all you need to do.
Where to buy the Lego VW Bus set?
Lego VW Bus instructions
There are some corresponding Lego VW packages that you can purchase afterwards. The Custom Bricks luggage trailer is one of these sets. They sell a luggage trailer, an additive model for the legendary T1 Camper Van. The set consists of 332 individual parts (including spare tire and roof fold).
Vespa scooter with trailer
Another Custom Bricks set you can buy is the Vespa scooter with trailer. This set consists of 293 pieces and includes a charging box for storage options. The Vespa is red, just like the Lego Volkswagen Bus.
Front tent and BBQ equipment
For the real hippies among us, Custom Bricks offers also a front tent for your Lego VW Camper Van. This set consists of 220 pieces including BBQ and accessories. This goes perfectly with the Lego VW Bus.
Lego VW Beetle set 10252
Everybody knows the iconic VW Beetle, the car that puts a smile on everyone’s face. The Lego VW Beetle or Bug model comprises a number of special features and elements that help recreate the distinctive Beetle characteristics, including an azure-blue color scheme, curved fenders, flat windshield, VW logo, and an authentic 4-cylinder air-cooled engine and fuel tank. The accessible interior features beige-colored, forward-tilting seats, dashboard and steering wheel, and the roof-mounted surfboard and a cooler box can be removed. This Lego VW Beetle has been designed to provide a challenging and rewarding building experience with a touch of nostalgia.
1960s VW Beetle with surfer theme features an array of brick-built details including an azure-blue color scheme, curved fenders, white rims with distinctive hubcaps, round headlights, wing-mounted turn signals and opening hood, trunk and doors.
The Lego VW Bug set contains 1167 pieces and is suitable for children over 16 years old. The Volkswagen Beetle including surfboard and cooler measures over 5” (15cm) high, 11” (29cm) long and 4” (12cm) wide.
This is also an EXPERT level Lego set. The pieces are somewhat pre-sorted in its own bags and just keeping them separately is all you need to do.
The LEGO Volkswagen Beetle is the fourth entry in the collection of Creator Expert cars modeled after some of the most culturally significant vehicles in automotive history. The Creator Expert sub-theme properly kicked off with the Lego Volkswagen T1 Camper Van way back in 2011 and was followed by the Mini Cooper in 2014, and Ferrari F40 in 2015.
Where to buy the Lego VW Beetle set?
Lego VW Beetle instructions
Many people lose the Lego VW Beetle instructions of their set. Here you can download them again: download Lego VW Beetle instructions.
Custom Bricks also offers a luggage trailer for the Lego VW Beetle set. The set consists of 275 individual parts, including spare tire and roof to unfold.
Hopefully, you found this article interesting. In case you are tired of playing with bricks, then you can go for a real restoration of a VW Beetle. More information in this article: 3 crucial steps on how to restore a VW Beetle.