Got Half a Million Lego Bricks? Build Yourself a Life-Size Batmobile

By Andrew Liszewski on at

You know that giant tub of Lego bricks in your basement you think is really impressive? Take a look at the vast collection of bricks that Lego artist Nathan Sawaya has to work with. He not only designs his own Batmobile models, he’s actually able to build them large enough to drive.

Got Half a Million Lego Bricks? Build Yourself a Life-Size Batmobile

At 18-feet long there are over 500,000 pieces of Lego in this life-size Batmobile model, and it ended up weighing just over 680 kilos when complete. Working with DC Entertainment’s Jim Lee for the design, it took Nathan around three full months to assemble his new whip that comes complete with a custom vanity license plate, and flames shooting out of the back.

Got Half a Million Lego Bricks? Build Yourself a Life-Size Batmobile

Even the Batmobile’s hubcaps feature some neat detailing, with the bat logo from Christopher Nolan’s take on the caped crusader encircling the wheels. I guess we finally know where he gets all those wonderful toys.


This article originally appeared on Leg Godt, a Gizmodo blog on the wonder of bricks, bricks and more bricks