As a follow up to the previous post. It’s now official; LEGO has just officially announced the newest addition from the Ultimate Collector Series, everyone’s favorite astromech droid R2-D2. Artoo comes out next May. It will cost you 180 USD or probably 180 EUR.
You’ll get 2,127 parts for that kind of money.
In the photoset on Flickr are higher resolution pictures and for your own download pleasure
The full press release:
Ages 16+. 2,127 pieces.
US $179.99 CA $229.99 UK 149.99 £ DE 179.99 € DK 1499 DKK
Presenting the Ultimate Collector Series R2-D2™ – the best-loved droid in the Star Wars galaxy!
Presenting the iconic R2-D2 as you’ve never seen him before! Everyone’s favorite droid from the Star Wars galaxy is now part of the Ultimate Collector Series and features fantastic detailing, such as retractable third leg, front panels that open to reveal a universal computer interface arm and a circular saw, rotating head and 2 fold-out front spacecraft linkage control arms. With the included fact plaque and R2-D2 minifigure, this diminutive model is the perfect addition to your LEGO® Star Wars™ collection!
- Ultimate Collector Series R2-D2™!
- Features retractable third leg!
- Front panels open to reveal a universal computer interface arm and circular saw!
- Features realistic rotating head!
- R2-D2 features 2 fold-out front spacecraft linkage control arms!
- Includes fact plaque and R2-D2 minifigure!
- Measures over 12” (31 cm) high and 7” (18 cm) wide!
Available for sale beginning May 2012
only at shop.LEGO.com, LEGO® Stores or via phone.