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Extreme Adventure
42069
Item №:

42069

Pieces:

2793

Ages:

11-16

Released:

2017

Theme:

TECHNIC

42069 Extreme Adventure is a TECHNIC set released in 2017. It appears to be a sort of off-roading vehicle with tracks instead of wheels. The B-model, appears to be an odd trailer vehicle, with a base and a crane on a trailer.

Description

Both the A-model and the B-model use a V8 engine driven by both axles. However, unlike other all wheel drive sets, it does not have a central differential, which means both axles have to turn. The A-model features suspension, which uses ball joints. It also features a winch, this winch has a lock controlled by a rubber piece, the winch can be reeled back with a gear. The back of the A-model can be opened, revealing a bottom compartment with a shovel, it also has two two doors, the first halves of the door are scissor doors, similar to the doors of a Lamborghini, and the bottom halves are a step. It also features two doors in the back, which reveal a fire extinguisher, and a health kit. It also features an openable roof tent It also features steering which uses an ackermann steering geometry.

The B-model features articulated steering, rear-hinged doors (also called suicide doors), a tilting cabin which reveals the engine, a detachable and deployable base, which has spring-loaded legs, openable roof and door, and a crane which can be rotated, extended, and retracted, and uses the winch from the A-model, which can pull up a cargo box.

Background

The A-model appears to be inspired by the Jeep Wrangler, but the functionality is based off a modification where the wheels are replaced with four bogie tracks.

Notes

  • The V8 engine appears to have a supercharger on it.
  • Despite the B-model not having suspension, it does feature a complex articulated joint which can act as oscillating suspension.

LEGO.com Description

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Experience the ultimate in traction and maneuverability with the Extreme Adventure vehicle, featuring 4 high-grip tracks with working suspension, upswing doors with lowering running board function, raisable roof tent, working winch, front steering, opening hood, detailed V8 engine with moving pistons and a lockable tailgate. Also includes a sliding storage drawer, side storage compartment with a first aid kit and 2 fire extinguishers, and a roof rack with 2 jerry cans in a rare dark-green color. This 2-in-1 LEGO® Technic model comes in a yellow, black and purple color scheme with decorative sticker detailing, and can be rebuilt to create a Mobile Base Vehicle.

Features 4 high-grip tracks with working suspension, upswing doors with lowering running board function, a raisable roof tent, lockable tailgate, working winch, front steering, opening hood, detailed V8 engine with moving pistons, sliding storage drawer with shovel, opening side storage compartment with a first aid kit and 2 fire extinguishers, and a roof rack with 2 dark-green jerry cans. Check out the yellow, black and purple color scheme with decorative sticker detailing. Maneuver the Extreme Adventure to rotate the high-grip tracks. Turn the crank to raise the integrated roof tent. Open the upswing doors and see the running boards lower into place. Load the jerry cans onto the roof rack, open the side storage compartment to access the first aid kit and 2 fire extinguishers, and slide out the drawer to access the shovel. A uniquely decorated LEGO® Technic 40th Anniversary brick is included with this model. This LEGO® Technic model is designed to provide an immersive and rewarding building experience. Designed for indoor use only. 2-in-1 model: rebuilds into a Mobile Base Vehicle. Extreme Adventure (with roof tent raised and doors open) measures over 11” (30cm) high, 17” (44cm) long and 9” (25cm) wide, and 10” (26cm) high and 9” (24cm) wide with roof tent lowered and doors closed. Mobile Base Vehicle measures over 7” (19cm) high, 18” (47cm) long and 7” (20cm) wide.

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