Written By Car Bibles Staff
Published Mar. 25, 2020

Lego sets introduce kids — and many adults — to a wide world of possibilities. With these small, colorful bricks, you can build just about anything your imagination can dream up. And Lego offers special sets of its beloved bricks that can be used to build cars and vehicles of all different kinds. Lego car sets allow car lovers to easily construct sports cars, vehicles from well-known films and TV shows, and other types of real-life vehicles. From vans to luxury sedans to auto classics like the VW Beetle and Mini Cooper, there are so many choices and options available. Whether you’re an auto enthusiast or love building with Legos, there’s a Lego car set out there that can fulfill your creativity and help you make an impressively realistic model. You can check out some of the best available right here.

The Best Lego Car Set

If you are still a big fan of Back to The Future, then this first car set will definitely strike you as one of the coolest on the market. The Lego The DeLorean Time Machine Building Set 21103 practically immerses you in the movie experience seeing as you can actually customize your car to match the movie versions, in a way you could practically step on the gas and be hurled all the way back in time! As far as Lego kits go, this is quite a realistic one as it comes with opening doors, fold-up wheels a flux capacitor, a couple of license plates, Marty’s skateboard, an extra engine as well as wheels. There is no way it will not deliver a full-on driving experience with all this.

You can actually open the gull-wing doors the same way they open with the original car, likewise, the wheels fold up in order to engage in hover mode. The same way, you can enjoy the skateboard to the fullest; all that is required is that you adequately build the model yourself. The kit comes with instructions and all the needed specs.

Key Features
  • The car is customizable to meet the movie specs
  • Open gull-wing doors and foldable wheels for hover mode
  • Comes fitted with building specs and instructions
  • It also comes with Marty’s skateboard
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6048874
  • Weight 0.32 ounces
PROS

Excellent craftsmanship

Several build styles

CONS

Characters may not fit inside at the same time

Doors are flimsy

If you are a fan of modern vehicles, then the LEGO Speed Champions Chevrolet Camaro 75891 Building Kit is sure to catch your eye. It comes with everything you need to build an entirely lifelike replica of this popular car. The miniature design enables you to exercise fine motor skills. Since it’s only five inches long and an inch wide, it’s a great way to foster focus and precision amongst young car enthusiasts. The kit comes with everything you need to build the vehicle, without requiring supplemental tools. It has a whole 198 components (all of which are quite tiny). Because of this, the kit is recommended for users aged seven and older. 

It incorporates a wide range of interesting features, meant to keep builders engaged and emulate the values of full-sized cars. The cockpit and roll cage are there to keep your tiny car safe on the fictional driving course. With everything from a removable windshield and iconic Camaro rims, you can fully immerse yourself in the Chevy Camaro experience.

Key Features
  • Includes instructions and all necessary hardware
  • Removable windshield and Camaro rims
  • Meant for users seven years and older
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 75891
  • Weight .007 ounces
PROS

Promotes motor skills

Lifelike appearance

Includes action figure

CONS

Too small for some Lego characters

Smaller structure size

As far as stunt cars go, there is no doubt that this particular one stands out in more ways than one; the LEGO Technic WHACK! 42072 Building Kit is another one of the cool Lego sets on the market. With this product, which is once again brought to you by Technic, you are given the ability to build from scratch a fast car that comes with an even more powerful motor. This stunt car has such realistic features that it will be quite an immersive experience when using it.

For your further pleasure, this product can be combined with the LEGO Technic 42073 BASH in order to form a WHACK ‘N’ BASH combi crash car model, and guess what? This means there will be 2 pop out engines. The kit itself is suitable to be used by boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 14, it also contains 135 pieces of pure fun.

Key Features
  • It measures over 2 inches high, 6 inches long and 3 inches wide
  • Contains 135 Lego pieces
  • Can be combined with the LEGO Technic 42073 BASH to create a WHACK ‘N’ BASH combi crash car model
  • Compatible with all LEGO construction sets
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 42072
  • Weight 10.4 ounces
PROS

Versatile and customizable

Child friendly

Pullback motor

CONS

Can be difficult to build

Smaller than pictured

Wheels can fall off

The LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron 42083 Race Car Building Kit and Engineering Toy is another well sought out car that Lego Technic has certainly made itself more accessible to all car lovers everywhere. Not only is it one of the best gifts you could give a car enthusiast, but it is also a perfect tool for all the future engineers out there. This is one of those adult Lego sets that is altogether suitable for kids and it comes with 3599 fun pieces with a classic duo-tone blue color scheme that all together form what is an actual faithful recreation of the real car.

This car also offers alarmingly realistic details and comes with an active rear wing, an 8-speed gearbox with paddle shift gear, a W16 engine, steering wheel as well as a luxury item in the form of a box which houses a collector’s booklet. This is one of those Lego sets that can be built together with all LEGO Technic sets and LEGO bricks.

Key Features
  • It measures 5 inches high, 22 inches long and 9 inches wide
  • Comes with 3599 pieces
  • Fashioned after a Bugatti Chiron
  • Is fitted with a luxurious box packaging with a collector’s booklet.
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6213725
  • Weight 2.2 pounds
PROS

Looks great

Fun to build

Fine details

CONS

High price

Several small pieces

Instructions can be difficult to read

As far as Lego cars go, this next one’s a classic, and as such, should be paid all the respect it is due. The LEGO Creator Expert Volkswagen T1 Camper Van 10220 Construction Set offers up the opportunity for users to build a classic 1962 camper van that has a handful of authentic features. This is one of those Lego kits that comes with a ‘V’ shaped color split, a ‘splittie’ safari windshield, a pop-up roof, textile curtains, a ‘boxer’ engine as well as wing mirrors. It definitely does not get as authentic as that very often. The inside of this van is not lost on the details either, as it is fitted with a front cabin bench seat, a gear stick, an angled dashboard as well as a spherical speedometer. And that is not all; it also has custom Lego features like a folding dinette table and nitty-gritty details like a painting – so, this surely cannot be put in the same category as other Lego toys.

To crown it all up, this setup is compatible with all LEGO construction sets which are meant for creative building and contains 1332 pieces altogether.

Key Features
  • Measures 5 inches high and 11 inches long
  • Contains 1332 pieces
  • Has authentic Volkswagen details inside and outside
  • It is a replica of the classic Volkswagen Camper Van (1962)
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6039711
  • Weight 3.09 pounds
PROS

Realistic design

Easy-to-read instructions

Sturdy and reliable wheels

CONS

Expensive

Difficult build

Fragile

If this next car is not a classic item then nothing else is; all fans of the masked man of Gotham city will be avid fans of this Lego set. There is no doubt that the LEGO BATMAN MOVIE The Batmobile 70905 Building Kit is created for Batman enthusiasts both old and young, but it is recommended by the company to be used by boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 14 years old. And just in case you were wondering, yes, this is the exact car that was featured in the Lego Batman Movie. This Lego set gives users the chance to build from the ground up Batman’s coveted crime-fighting car, with its big wheels that can be placed in different positions for various missions.

The kits itself contains 581 fun pieces as well as Batman, Robin and two Kabuki Twins figures, it also measures over 3 inches high, 11 inches long and 5 inches wide all while it is in racing mode. To crown it all up, this is one of those Lego car sets that are compatible with all LEGO construction sets which are altogether meant for creative building.

Key Features
  • It is the car from the Lego Batman Movie
  • Comes with 581 pieces
  • Contains Batman, Robin, and two Kabuki Twins figures
  • Compatible with all Lego construction sets
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6175860
  • Weight 1 pounds
PROS

It’s Batman

Lower priced

Great for kids

CONS

Fragile

Difficult to build

Rally driving is a fast-paced and entertaining sport, but combined with LEGO, it’s even better. This smaller version of a rally car is completely controllable by smartphone and provides hours of fun. You will need the LEGO Technic CONTROL + app to run the car after it is built. It includes a 1 XL motor and 1 L motor that allow the car to easily maneuver around quickly.

The entire kit comes with 463 individual pieces, which is a lot but they fit together easily. The LEGO Technic App-Controlled Top Gear Rally Car is designed for kids 10 and up. It measures  26cm (10”) long, 10cm (3”) high and 14cm (5”) wide and looks just like any other remote-controlled car once it’s finished but it’s made out of LEGOs so it’s far cooler.

Key Features
  • Comes with step-by-step instructions to facilitate easy building
  • 10 + years of age
  • Contains 463 pieces
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6288780
  • Weight 2.4 pounds
PROS

Remote-controlled fun

Large car

Authentic look

CONS

Pricey

Slow speed

May ship with missing pieces

No one needs to tell you that this is one of the world’s greatest and most sought-after cars, as such there is no doubt that the LEGO Creator Expert Ferrari F40 Construction Set is a winner when it comes to Lego sets as a whole. These Lego cars for boys and girls alike (it is recommended that they are over the age of 14) contain 1158 pieces that come together to form the iconic sports car we have all grown to know and covet. The numerous pieces of this stellar car set come together to form a sleek vehicle with some well built details, such as pop-up headlights, as well as a vented rear hatch that opens up, just like in the real car, to reveal none other than a twin-turbocharged, 90-degree V8 engine.

If you think the outer part of this car has authentic features, wait till you get a whiff of the spot-on interiors featuring crafted cabled door handles, a steering wheel with the Ferrari logo as well as 2 racing car seats. The authenticity of this product knows no bounds, right underneath the hood, you will find an actual luggage compartment and tools! Once it is constructed, the car itself stands over 3 inches high, 10 inches long and 5 inches wide and is completely compatible with all LEGO construction sets meant for creative building.

Key Features
  • Fashioned after the Ferrari F40
  • Contains 1158 pieces
  • Can be used by boys and girls over the age of 14
  • It is fitted with authentic pieces
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6099998
  • Weight 2.73 pounds
PROS

Great look

Attention to detail

High-quality

CONS

Expensive

May ship with missing pieces

Challenging build

Now here is another item that is every car and car racing enthusiasts dream; the LEGO Speed Champions 6175244 Bugatti Chiron 75878 is definitely a brand that calls out to you whether you understand that full gravity of it or not. Altogether, it delivers the full racing experience, as it is one of those Lego car sets that come with fixtures like a racing driver mini-figure, a mini-figure cockpit, wheels fitted with rubber tires, a removable windshield among a wide array of iconic car parts.

It also comes fitted with 3 marker cones as well as the racing driver’s helmet accessory element. All in all, this makes the experience of using this car set as immersive as can be. Seeing as this car, as well as the car set, is coveted by people both young and old, it is no surprise that it meant for users aged 7 and above. In this case, you are almost never too young to own a Bugatti. Altogether, when it has been fully constructed, the car itself measures over an inch high, 3 inches long and 1 inch wide.

Key Features
  • Fashioned after the Bugatti Chiron
  • Measures 1 inch high, 3 inches long and 1 inch wide
  • Suitable for users over the age of 7
  • Comes with a racing driver mini-figure
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 75878
  • Weight 7 ounces
PROS

Low price

Great toy for kids

Not difficult to build

CONS

Boring look

Small car

As it has been established throughout this review, Lego Technic is a brand to contend with, as such, it is no surprise that the LEGO Technic 24 Hours Race Car is regarded as one of the cool Lego sets currently on the market. This car set is not pulling any stops when it comes to the overall authenticity of the products. It comes with a detailed V8 engine fitted with moving pistons, a set of fully functioning opening gull-wing doors, an all-around independent suspension, functioning front steering as well as high fenders. To crown it all up, it is a 2-in-1 model that can be rebuilt to produce an SUV racer. There is no doubt that this kit can altogether deliver an authentic car racing experience, the only difference is that is on a smaller scale.

You have the choice of upgrading to 8293 LEGO power functions set in the case that you want a working set of LED headlights as well as motorized gull-wing doors and engine hood. Be sure to note that this feature is not inclusive in the original package but can be purchased separately.

Key Features
  • It measures over 3 inches high, 18 inches long and 8 inches wide (different specs for the SUV
  • It has an upgrade for working LED headlights, motorized gull-wing doors, and engine hood
  • Comes as a 2-in-1 model and can also be built like an SUV
  • Contains 1219 pieces
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6100212
  • Weight 4.4 pounds
PROS

Great look

Attention to detail

Quick build

CONS

Expensive

Instructions can be confusing

As if it could not get any better, this stellar brand has come up with the LEGO Technic Getaway Racer 42046 Building Kit which combines all the fun of car racing with the thrill of making some sort of escape. The LEGO Technic car comes in a stunning dark-grey and black color scheme with striking flame stickers. It also contains spot-on fixtures such as a powerful motor, and a heavy-duty front bumper. Believe us when we say that it does not get as immersive as this, experience the other side of the tracks with a realistic 42047 police interceptor and in turn, activate the pull-back motor in order to secure a speedy getaway.

This is one of those Lego kits that is bent on delivering an immersive as well as a satisfying building experience and though adults may indulge as they deem it fit, it is well suited for children between the age of 7 to 14.

Key Features
  • Comes in dark gray and black with flaming stickers on the tires
  • Fitted with a 42047 Police Interceptor
  • Suited for children between the ages of 7 and 14
  • Contains 170 pieces
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6135744
  • Weight 10.2 ounces
PROS

Fun design

Low price

Pullback motor

CONS

Instructions can be difficult

Wheels don’t operate smoothly

This is yet another product for those who have a strong liking for classic cars; the LEGO Creator Expert MINI Cooper 10242 Construction Set offers up the opportunity for users to build a replica of the Mini Cooper Mk VII. It contains 1077 pieces and comes with perfect little fixtures such as opening doors, a hood that lifts and a detailed engine and interior within the lifted hood.

These are not the only authentic details that this car set is packed with, starting from its classic green and white color scheme to its sporty fog lights, this is a car set that is as true and precise as can be. You even have the choice of removing the roof in order to have better access to stellar interior fixtures such as a tan colored interior with patterned seats, a veneer-style dashboard, a steering wheel that turns as well as a moving gear shifter and handbrake. Anyone that knows this brand also knows that it is the perfect car for a picnic and such it is fitted with a picnic basket and blanket… it does not get more authentic than that.

Key Features
  • It measures 4 inches high, 9 inches long and 5 inches wide
  • Comes fitted with a picnic blanket and basket
  • Contains 1077 pieces
  • Classic Mini cooper green and white color scheme
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6144523
  • Weight 2.78 pounds
PROS

Authentic looks

Challenging yet simple build

Fun build

CONS

Pricey

Several small pieces

Windshield can be difficult to place

If you aren’t the only car enthusiast in the house, the Lego Speed Champions 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and 1970 Dodge Charger 75893 Building Kit is an awesome way to go. Since it comes with everything you need to build two hugely popular models, you can engage the whole household. This setup is suitable to children aged seven and older, letting you work side by side with your budding car aficionado. This set comes with 478 pieces, meaning it’s sufficient to keep both adults and children engaged in the building process. The Challenger measures at one inch tall by five inches long by two inches wide. The charger is just one inch less in terms of width. Thanks to this size, you get a lasting piece of decor and an enjoyable crafting experience. 

 

These models come in bold yellow and crisp black, giving them an aesthetic flair that adds value over time. The setup comes with multiple accessories. One is a set of traffic lights, while it also includes spoilers, rims, and three action figures. This lets you set up playtime once the vehicles are completed.

Key Features
  • The completed vehicles are compact yet usable
  • Includes action figures and racing lights
  • Features two models for shared play
  • Contains 478 pieces
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6251794
  • Weight 522 grams
PROS

Attractive design

Includes two models

Straightforward build

Low price

CONS

Relatively small

Few moving parts except wheels

The LEGO 75880 Speed Champions McLaren 720S Building Toy comes fully fitted with a McLaren racing driver mini-figure that makes for a more immersive experience as a whole. In addition to this, you will find that this race car kit also comes with a mini-figure cockpit, wheels with actual rubber tires as well as a range of other details that altogether make it authentic. Within this product comes a design studio with a desk that features a number of assorted elements such as a lamp, coffee mug, an original sketch and also a printed 3D mini version of the McLaren 720S itself. With all these, you are free to roleplay as a McLaren supercar designer as well as a race car driver. The car set itself has 171 pieces and is suitable to be used by kids between the ages of 7 to 14 years.

The specs of this race car when assembled are as follows, 1 inch high, 5 inches long and 1 inch deep. The design desk measures over 1 inch high, 2 inches wide and 1 inch deep

Key Features
  • Comes with a McLaren race driver/designer mini-figure
  • Contains 171 pieces
  • Suitable for use by kids between 7-14 years old
  • Comes fitted with a design studio
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 75880
  • Weight 3.52 ounces
PROS

Good, low price

Great design

Sleek look

CONS

Smaller than pictured

Fragile

There is nothing that can make you quite as nostalgic as this ‘oldie but goodie’; the LEGO Creator Expert Volkswagen Beetle 10252 Construction Set does not only offer up a good time, it also throws in some experiences for those who are fans of cars with character. With this kit, you have the opportunity to build one of the most popular cars in the world and to crown it all up, it is ridden with authentic 1960’ details. As such, if you are in the market for an altogether challenging and rewarding experience, this is the Lego kit to invest in.

It contains numerous wonderful fittings that not only make building it an immersive experience but also help to recreate real life Beetle characteristics. Needless to say, this is a Lego kits for adults as it is suited for users over the age of 16. Among the 1167 pieces of this stellar Lego kit, there are distinct parts such as curved fenders, hubcaps, round headlights, wing-mounted turn signals, trunk and doors, opening hood, surfer accessories among many others. The car itself, when it is all put together, stands 5 inches tall and is 4 inches wide and to crown it all up, this set is compatible with all LEGO construction sets which are fashioned for creative building.

Key Features
  • Comes with step by step instructions to facilitate easy building
  • It is fashioned in the likeness of the Volkswagen Beetle
  • Comes with authentic 1960 details
  • Contains 1167 pieces
Specification
  • Brand Lego
  • Model 6135660
  • Weight 3.5 pounds

Our Top Pick

If you’re looking for a classic car to build with a step-by-step Lego car set, it’s hard to beat the LEGO The Delorean Time Machine Building Set. This impressive and highly detailed set allows you to create one of the world’s most iconic vehicles from Lego bricks alone, and you’ll be able to display or enjoy the Delorean once you’re done piecing it together. Anyone who’s a fan of unique cars or the Back to the Future film series will appreciate and enjoy this Lego set. It includes mini-figures of Doc and Marty, and it comes with movie-realistic accessories like Marty’s skateboard, foldable wheels, license plants, and a flux capacitor. You’ll have fun recreating a car that meets the movie’s specs, with an instruction booklet included to ensure you don’t miss a brick or a beat. With authenticity and Lego’s creativity, this is one of the best Lego car sets money can buy.

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