This article was originally published on 21 November 2021.
In recent years, LEGO has been going all out with vehicle sets to feed on geek nostalgia, from the LEGO 1989 Batmobile and Batwing to the Ghostbusters Ecto-1, it was only about time LEGO released a larger scale DeLorean time machine from the much-loved Back to the Future franchise.
It’s about time too since the last attempt by LEGO was the 401-piece LEGO Cuusoo 21103 Back to the Future DeLorean way back in 2013. This is following a similar pattern to how the LEGO Ideas 21108 Ghostbusters Ecto-1 had a release in 2014, and was followed up with the larger scale LEGO Creator Expert 10274 Ghostbusters Ecto-1 in November 2020.
Originally rumoured to be coming in September 2021, which has already passed, it looks like the rumour mill has just been updated (yet again) with new details, thanks to Promobricks. According to the source, here is what we can expect from the set:
- Set Number & Name: 10300 Back to the Future DeLorean
- Theme: LEGO Creator Expert / LEGO for Adults
- Brick Count: 1,872 pieces
- Release Date: 1 April 2022
- Retail Price: €179.99
- Others Details: The set is expected to include accessories to modify the build between BTTF and BTTF 2 versions of the DeLorean. So we’re talking about the iconic “OUTATIME” license plate as well as the futuristic barcode version. The wheels will be able to flip down to future flying mode, along with the flux capacitor (with a light brick, yes!) along with doors and hood that open. A hoverboard, plutonium box, banana and beer can are expected with the set too, along with Marty and Doc Brown minifigures from BTTF2.
Seeing how the release date is rumoured to be April 1st, let’s hope it isn’t an April Fools joke.
While we wait for more details and a first look at the rumoured LEGO set, there are plenty of other DeLorean sets to get a hold of:
- 1:8 Scale “Build The Back to the Future DeLorean” by Eaglemoss
- Hasbro’s DeLorean Autobot, Gigawatt
- Playmobil’s DeLorean Time Machine
- Hovering DeLorean by KidsLogic