Today at San Diego Comic-Con, the LEGO Group announced three new additions to the LEGO Star Wars building set range. Two sets were connected to the upcoming Star Wars series Star Wars: Ahsoka – Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle, and New Republic E-Wing vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter – plus a brick-built display model of everyone’s favorite Wookiee, Chewbacca, was revealed.
The two Star Wars: Ahsoka sets have been announced in the lead-up to the launch of Star Wars: Ahsoka series, streaming on Disney+ from August 23. Set after the fall of the Empire, Star Wars: Ahsoka follows former Jedi Ahsoka Tano (played by Rosario Dawson) as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. These two new LEGO brick-built starship sets invite fans to join Ahsoka – warrior, outcast, and rebel – on her adventures around the galaxy.
#75362 LEGO Star Wars Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle – Play out Star Wars: Ahsoka adventures with this superbly detailed building set featuring a recreation Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle. The model comes with an opening cockpit, landing gear that’s easily retracted for flight mode, two stud-shooters, and two storage compartments for tools and weapons. This action-packed set also includes new-for-September 2023 Ahsoka Tano, Sabine Wren, Professor Huyang, and Marrok minifigures. Pieces: 599. Dimensions: 3.5 inches (10 cm) high, 10.5 inches (27 cm) long, and 9 inches (24 cm) wide. Price: £64.99 / €74.99 / $79.99. Available for pre-order at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
#75364 LEGO Star Wars New Republic E-Wing vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter – Get ready for a thrilling galactic chase with this starfighter building set. It features two authentically detailed models of starships from Star Wars: Ahsoka, four LEGO minifigures of popular characters, and a New Republic astromech droid. Each starship has an opening cockpit, two stud-shooters, and space to store weapons. The E-wing starfighter additionally features a space behind the cockpit, plus retractable landing gear. Pieces: 1,056. Dimensions: 4 inches (10 cm) high, 10.5 inches (27 cm) long, and 9.5 inches (24 cm) wide. Price: £94.99 / €104.99 / $109.99. Available for pre-order at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
These two products join the #75357 LEGO Star Wars Ghost & Phantom II, which was revealed on July 9. LEGO and Star Wars fans alike can play out scenes by building the Ghost starship and its detachable Phantom II shuttle with LEGO bricks. The building is packaged with minifigures based on the characters General Hera Syndulla, Lt. Beyta, First Officer Hawkins, Jacen Syndulla, and Chopper (C1-10P). Pieces: 1,394. Dimensions: 4.5 inches (12 cm) high, 13.5 inches (34 cm) long, 10.5 inches (26 cm) wide. Price: £149.99 / $159.99 / €169.99. Available now at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
#75371 LEGO Star Wars Chewbacca – In addition to the two Star Wars: Ahsoka sets, the LEGO Group also welcomed a new brick-building set version of Chewbacca to the LEGO Star Wars range to mark the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. This wonderfully detailed display model, consisting of over 2,000 pieces, captures Chewbacca’s distinctive features and arms him with a giant bowcaster. To top it off, there’s even an adorable Chewbacca minifigure included alongside an information plaque. This fitting tribute to a Star Wars icon is sure to make an evocative centerpiece, standing proud at 18 inches tall. Pieces: 2,319. Dimensions: 18 inches (46 cm) high, 7 inches (18 cm) wide. Price: £179.99 / €209.99 / $199.99. Available for pre-order at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, Design Lead for LEGO Star Wars, commented: “We’re so excited to bring these three notable products to the LEGO Star Wars range. The new Star Wars: Ahsoka series is a major development within the Star Wars franchise, and we absolutely loved bringing these exciting vessels to life in LEGO brick form. We can’t wait for fans to begin on their latest adventure by building these fantastic sets, immersing themselves in the latest epic story from the galaxy far, far away.”
César Carvalhosa Soares, Senior Designer at the LEGO Group, said: “Designing the Chewbacca building set was one of my favorite projects so far – it was a great challenge to capture the character’s full body of hair in brick-form!”
All three new products can be paired with the LEGO Builder app. This nifty app has tools for builders to zoom in and rotate a 3D digital version of the real-life construction model as they build, save sets, and track their progress.
The Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle, New Republic E-Wing vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter, and Chewbacca building sets will be available starting on September 1st, and they can be pre-ordered already at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
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