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LEGO Has Just Revealed the “Biggest Ever” R2-D2

LEGO Star Wars R2-D2

Just 24 hours after LEGO teased an upcoming Star Wars set, it’s revealed what it is: a buildable R2-D2 model. And not just any R2-D2 model: the biggest one yet.

LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 stands 31cm high and is made of 2,314 pieces. It comes with an UCS-style informational plaque, a minifig-scale R2-D2 and a special Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary printed brick.

The brick-built R2-D2 features plenty of details that fans will love. He comes with a retractable mid-leg, a head that rotates and a periscope. There are also hidden tools to be found within the model’s body, including a lightsaber hilt.

Needless to say, LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is going to be a must-buy for any Star Wars fan. It’s not the first time there’s been a buildable R2-D2, but with the most recent retiring back in 2014 it’s been quite a while. This one is the biggest yet, packing in more detail than ever before.

If you want to get your hands on him, you won’t have to wait very long: it’s available from 1st May exclusively from LEGO stores and

And here’s the all-important piece of information: the price. LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 will cost £179.99/$199.

Check out more pictures of R2-D2 below.

Written by Kim

Hi, I'm Kim, the creator of I loved Lego as a kid, but didn't get back into the plastic bricks until my late 20s. In the last several years that love has become an obsession, and Lego has taken over my house, and my life! When I'm not building Lego, I'm likely to be playing video games or writing about them: I'm also the co-owner of

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