Contrary to the established opinion, LEGO is not just a construction kit with bricks, houses and little men. There are many different branches of LEGO-modelling, and one of them is model-car construction. These photos were made at an interesting competition – LEGO Offroader Racing in Moscow.
There is number of categories of models – trucks, offroaders, racing cars… They all differ by the control and gear types, axis number etc.
This model of MAZ 7310 fire truck can even fight tiny fires.
Let’s have a brief look trough all the models.
These boys seem to know more than professional moto- and jeep-casters. They spoke about different types of wheel suspension, about types of gears -which is lighter and more reliable, about the mounting of winch drives, wheels and underframes.