Lego is becoming more popular in these days than ever before. Its building kits are getting better and better and especially those from the Lego Technic collection are well made and funny to build. But have you ever thought about investing in Lego when buying it as a toy for your children? Specially large Lego Star Wars sets are good to invest in. Let’s have a look at different Lego building kits which are excellent for investment in 2022.
1. Lego Art 31203 World Map
The first Lego building kit I would like to introduce to you is the Lego Art World Map set. You can recreate different paintings with the building kits from this Lego set and this year Lego added even the map of the World to this collection. The World Map building kit has more than 11,000 Lego bricks and the finished map is 41” (104 cm) wide and 26” (65 cm) high. If you are a fan of traveling than you can easily track your different journeys around the world on this map as there are push pins included so that you can mark where you have been. You can also recreate different ocean currents with the help of variable colors.
2. Lego Star Wars 75343 Dark Trooper Helmet
If you are a huge Star Wars fan, you will appreciate this building kit from the Lego Star Wars Collection. The model of the helmet is almost indistinguishable from the helmet which you could have seen in the movie Star Wars: The Mandalorian Season 2 – the helmet is made in the typical black color with the shining red colored eyes. Even though this set has less than 700 bricks included, the helmet will surprise you with all the authentic details. The model is 7 inches high, 4.5 inches wide and 6 inches deep. The building kit contains a stand with a nameplate and that makes it a perfect display piece. Furthermore, there are many other helmets from the Star Wars movies in this collection so you can collect them all and display them on your shelf.
3. Lego Star Wars 75292 The Razor Crest
This is an award-winning building kit from Lego. It won the Toy of the Year Awards in 2021 and there is sure reason for that. It is a spectacular armored transport shuttle from the movie Star Wars: The Mandalorian. This shuttle is equipped with spring-loaded shooters prepared for the battles in the galaxies. It has a cargo area with an access ramp so that you can load everything needed on the board. There is even a sleeping area. Furthermore, there is a detachable escape pod so the crew can evacuate themselves in the case of emergency. In front of the shuttle there is a cockpit where you can fit different minifigures for the pilot role. In total there are 4 different minifigures included in this Lego set.
4. Lego Star Wars 75290 Mos Eisley Cantina
This Lego set is from the Star Wars collection, and it features the iconic cantina from the movie Star Wars: A New Hope. This building kit contains more than 3,000 Lego bricks so you can construct a perfectly detailed model and recreate the scenes from the movie. The designers didn’t leave it to chance and designed every little detail such as the equipment of the bar, the Dewback figure or the two Landspeeders outside of the cantina. The model has removable roof so that you can explore everything inside. There are 21 unique Star Wars minifigures in this set including the main characters from the movie like Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and others. This Lego set is one of the most immersive from the Star Wars collection and it is perfect gift for teenagers and adults.
5. Lego Ideas 21318 Tree House
Have you ever thought about designing your own Lego set? Lego decided to hold a competition and to choose the best designs from the people. Afterwards they started producing Lego Ideas sets which were designed by the Lego fans not by the designers. And this kit is one of the kits from the collection. It has 3,036 bricks and you can build a tree house like the one you used to play in when you were a little kid. Although it was designed by Lego fans it has many astonishing details like a bonfire, wind-up crane, picnic table and much more. I really like that there are two sets of leaves and you can change them on the tree as the season changes. The tree house has free separate cabins – the bedroom, bathroom, and a kids’ room.
6. Lego Harry Potter 71043 Hogwarts Castle
The fans of the Harry Potter will like this Lego set which has more than 6,000 bricks. With this building kit, you can build the castle where the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is based. The model has all the towers, turrets, chambers, classrooms, Professor Dumbledore’s office, the Great Hall and much more – shortly it has everything the castle had in the Harry Potter movies. The building set also contains many small accessories like house banners, benches, tables, flaming torches and the model features interesting functions such as moving staircases. Furthermore, you will find 4 minifigures and 27 microfigures in the box. This building kit is perfect to display but also to recreate your favorite scenes from the films.
7. Lego Disney 43179 Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Buildable Characters
Everyone likes Disney animated movies and series. You don’t have to be a child to like it and that is why you will definitely appreciate this set. It was made so that even adults will like this kit. It contains more than 1,700 Lego bricks so you can spend long hours building it. You can build two large-scale Disney figures with this kit. The figures are around 14” (36 cm) high). Apart from the figures there are many other necessities included like a guitar, camera with tripod and photo album. Even though this Lego kit is from the Disney collection and Mickey Mouse is more for kids, this kit was made for adults. It is exciting to build it and it is perfect display piece. The building set also contains a stand for the figures.
8. Lego Ninjago 71741 City Gardens
This building kit is another kit inspired by a movie, this time by Ninjago series. It is one of the kits which was designed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ninjago. The model of the ninja house or more like palace is breathtaking. It has five floors, each including something different. You can find there a Ninjago Museum of History, an ice cream shop, the ninja zone, or Chen’s Noodle House. Building this kit is a huge ride for the fans. Lego added many hidden surprises which will be appreciated only by the all-time addicts and there is also a Ninjago Fan apartment inside the house. There is vast number of bricks, so it is rewarding experience building this house. In addition, there are 19 Ninjago minifigures including the main characters like Young Lloyd, Kai, Zane, and many others.
9. Lego Creator Expert 10295 Porsche 911
If you are an ultimate fan of Porsche cars, I would really like to recommend you this Lego building kit with which you can build two Porsche models – Porsche 911 Turbo and Targa. The model was made in cooperation with Porsche manufacturer, and you will be astonished by all the different details. The model is authentic, the engine is in the back of the car and you will find a storage space in the front. If you want, to remove the roof of the car, you can store it in the front. This model is perfect for collectors and it is perfect exhibition model.
10. Lego Technic 42125 Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51”
This building kit contains 1,677 Lego bricks with which you can build a model of a prestigious Ferrari 488 GTE. The model is made in coffee-table quality and it has the traditional red color typical for Ferrari cars. It includes all authentic features like front and back suspension, V8 engine with moving pistons, functioning steering wheel or the original race sticker. This model arrives with special booklet featuring exclusive content about the car itself and about the AF Corse 51 Team. This model is ideal for anyone interested in engineering and technology as it has so many realistic functions.
11. Lego Technic 42115 Lamborghini Sián FKP 37
If you like fast ultimate super sports cars you will be astonished by this model. Lego Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 is one of the best Lego Technic models. You will be dazzled by the vivid lime color and by the details such as V12 engine with movable pistons, iconic Lamborghini Scissor doors, 8-speed working gearbox or a movable spoiler. This building kit is packed in a luxurious box which also contains an exclusive collectors’ booklet in which you will find many interesting facts about the model, about Lamborghini, about the collaboration between them and Lego and many behind-the-scenes images.
12. Lego Ideas 92176 Nasa Apollo Saturn V
The model of NASA Apollo Saturn V is another from the Lego Ideas collection which means that it was designed by ordinary people. It is an astonishing model of space shuttle which was used to carry humans to the Moon. Although this building kit contains just 1969 Lego bricks, the finished model is more than 39 inches (100 cm) high, and it measures 6 inches (17 cm) in diameter. The scale of the model is approximately 1:110. The model is divided into the 3 removable rocket stages. The part which cannot miss is the S-IVB third stage with the lunar lander. There are also 3 astronaut minifigures. There is a booklet included inside of the box, where you can read everything about the Apollo Moon missions and you can find there also many interesting information about the fan designers of this model.
13. Lego Architecture 21042 Statue of Liberty
If you ask anyone about the name of this statue, everyone will give you the correct answer. It is a symbol of New York and for some also a symbol of the USA. With this building kit which contains more than 1,600 bricks, you can actually build this architectural piece – the Statue of Liberty. The model is perfectly detailed, and it looks almost like a piece o art. It is made in the authentic sand-green and beige color and it is perfectly detailed. The model is 17″ (44 cm) high, 5″ (14 cm) wide and 5″ (14 cm) deep and it is a perfect model to display at your home or in your office.
Now you know the best investment collections. All of them are amazingly done, perfectly detailed and they are worth having them at home even as a decoration. You will be fascinated by all these kits and like to build them and play with them!
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