This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Half of me wants to believe that this amazing Lego version of Optimus Prime (the Michael Bay movie version) that can actually transform into a robot is legit. But the other half of me is having a hard time believing that Ralph Savelsberg didn’t just hire Industrial Light & Magic to help fake these photos with CG.

This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics

But this isn’t Savelsberg’s only Lego creation. He’s been building masterpieces like this for years now. And even though transforming this model is, as he puts it, “...horrendously complicated and awkward and some bits will inevitably fall off in the process,” the results are still well beyond what the rest of us could ever hope to build.

[Flickr via The Lego Car Blog]

This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics

This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics


This article originally appeared on Toyland, Gizmodo's toys and collectibles blog