The Model Shop team at LEGOLAND California had a little fun today at General Manager Peter Ronchetti's expense ...the team replaced the GM's Volvo XC60 with a life-sized LEGO XC90 made of 201,076 LEGO bricks.
The model was built in 2004 and weighs 2,934 pounds. Imagine his surprise when he tried to leave for lunch!
Volvo Crash Test Center.mpg
Volvos crash-test laboratory now 10 years new
[url=cleanmpg.com]We are continuously taking new steps towards our vision
that nobody should die or suffer serious injuries in a new Volvo car by the
[fimg=left][/fimg]Wayne Gerdes - [url=cleanmpg.com]CleanMPG[/url] - May 8,
At Volvo, the ability to replicate road accidents contributes to
world-class crash safety.
Volvo's crash-test laboratory in Torslanda turns 10 this year - and the
almost 3,000 full-scale tests that have been carried out during the
high-tech facility's first decade have helped give Volvo owners some of the
"We can replicate most of the incident and accident scenarios that take
place out on the roads. By analyzing these and then testing new safety
technology in the crash-test laboratory, we can improve the safety level in
our cars so that they become even safer in real-life traffic conditions,"
says Thomas Broberg, Senior Safety Advisor at Volvo.
When the new safety center was inaugurated by Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf
in early 2000, it was one of the most advanced in the car industry - a
position it has retained over the years thanks to the continuous
implementation of new equipment and new test methods.
The latest technology infusion is in the form of a set of digital
high-speed cameras that can take 200,000 frames per second.
Enormous 6 Lego train crash with Horizon Express, Maersk, 7755, 7740, 7745, 3677 video
I came up with a enourmous Lego train crash while working on a new track
layout as two trains crashed into eachother. The participants in this crash
With 12 Volt and 9 Volt trains.
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LEGO Car Collection 2008-2009
1,000,000+ views! Why am i not making any money on this...? -___-
Here's a look at all of my LEGO large scale cars from the past year. Some
are replicas of real cars (reference pictures provided) and others are my
own design. To see my other LEGO cars and creations, please visit:
Song: Clubbed to Death - Rob Dougan
An unusual crash for two race bikes
At Magny-Cours, during a round of the promosport Championship: two riders
crash and their bikes lock wheel bars and continue to pirouette on the
ground: funny dancing bikes! Visit us & discover others great videos on
DODGE CHARGER 1970 Lego mopar high performance car
Finaly, i finished my Dodge Charger. It took me a half year to build. I
build everything from scratch. There are no drawing of this car what so
You can find more info at my MOCpages.
Full-scale Lego replica of a Volvo XC90
I show off a Lego Volvo XC90 that I saw in Vail, Colorado. NOT LEGOLAND!!!
Note-this was shot when I was 8. I didn't know crap about cars then.
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Lego 1500 rpm V8
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The engine actually runs at 1540 for a second or two. I still have lots of
work to do untill this runs as desired (1600-2000 rpms), but it has come a
long way. At the end you can hear the compressor kicking in.
Ford Explorer Made From Lego Bricks
A unique Ford Explorer rolling off the line today at Chicago Assembly Plant
will feature the model's its trademark eye-catching craftsmanship with one
notable distinction. This Ford Explorer is created from more than 380,000
LEGO bricks and marks the beginning of a long-term alliance between Ford
and LEGOLAND® Florida theme park. Brought to you by Sports Car