Chevrolet to unveil its first-ever life-size LEGO Silverado at Detroit Auto Show

Posted at 9:03 AM, Jan 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-19 11:29:46-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Chevrolet's newest vehicle is a work of art adults and children alike can admire.

The company unveiled its first-ever life-size replica of the new 2019 Chevy Silverado made of LEGO bricks. The model was revealed to the public Saturday at the Detroit Auto Show.

“Chevrolet is once again thrilled to be working with Warner Bros. to integrate the brand and one of our most iconic products – Silverado – into ‘The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part,’” said Sandor Piszar, director of Chevrolet Truck marketing. “The themes of determination and teamwork in the new movie align perfectly with our Chevy brand values and we are sure that the all-new Silverado has the features, technologies and strength that would help Emmet, Lucy and their friends as they take on exciting new challenges.”

It took 18 builders more than 2,000 hours to assemble 334,544 pieces.

Here are just a few fast facts:

  • The LEGO® Silverado model is 72 inches (6 feet) high, 240 inches (20 feet) long and 96 inches (8 feet) wide.
  • Total weight: 3,307 pounds.
  • Total number of LEGO bricks used to build the LEGO® Silverado: 334,544. Each piece was hand-selected and placed by a specially trained builder.
  • Most common LEGO brick used: red 2x8 stud brick.
  • The LEGO® Silverado was designed and assembled by LEGO Master Builders in the LEGO Group’s Model Shop in Enfield, Connecticut.