42100 has steering and drive in the base, with selection and drive above. The trio decide that they will find out exactly which would have been best in 1949 with a race to the north, with Hammond riding the fastest bike at the time and his boyhood dream, the Vincent … 3 complaints:Ew that price!No remote controllerNo Stig (Blomqvist) figure. I never watched Top Gear, so I don't know if this car is a reference to one of the episodes or something. Are you satisfied with 42109 App-Controlled Top Gear Rally Car or were you hoping for something different in LEGO's partnership with Top Gear? It allows children and adults alike to take full control of the actions of the Rally Car. I'll pass on this, way too overpriced. Full gallery inside. Let them put their skills to the test with this awesome LEGO® Technic™ (42109) App-Controlled Top Gear Rally Car. Sadly the closed electrical system is one of those, but you can get 6-way ribbon cable header sockets. As others have said already, this is a very pricey set when considering its app based for control. Powered by a smart hub, the app allows super-precise movement, giving endless play combinations with authentic sound effects. @denn @thelegofan Doesn’t “fast looking” say it all? Well it's been happening for a while now, I guess. LEGO announced an exciting partnership with Top Gear earlier in 2019 and the resultant model has been officially revealed. Tracks are relatively open and may include hidden shortcuts, and each of them can be played in sunny, nocturnal, foggy, rainy, or snowy conditions. So for two motors and a smart hub you're supposed to pay 100 Euro?I have really been spoiled by CaDa sets in recent times which offer both excellent parts quality as well as 2.4 GHz remote technology and PF-compatible components. Please note: this set is not compatible with LEGO® Power Functions systems. In the video above, Top Gear Motoring Editor Ollie Marriage demonstrates the difficulty of the startup and launch procedures. 18 Best Lego Creator Sets (Review) in 2020, 15 Best Lego Technic Sets (Review) in 2020, Technic App Controlled Top Gear Rally Car, I confirm I wish to sign up to the Gear Hungry mailing list. The only downside is that it requires 6 pieces of AA-sized 1.5-volt batteries. I like it, and it is a lot less expensive than https://brickset.com/sets/42099-1/4x4-X-Treme-Off-Roader. I hope The Lego Company is reading all of this! 26th of December? The app provides three different screens with which to control the movements of the vehicle. Empty headed nonsense. I'll look forward to seeing this inbetween the ISD and Wooden figures on the shelves well into 2020. For $129.99, I would expect something a bit bigger. What else...... Licencing and...... anyone? This toy rally car model is controlled via the LEGO® Technic™ CONTROL+ app and powered by an advanced Smart Hub with 1 XL motor and 1 L motor for a more immersive play experience, authentic movements and hours of fun. @HOBBESI fear you may be right on the driving. With multi-function control, drivers can go forward, reverse, steer, accelerate, brake, or play sound effects and get real-time feedback! Its such a nothing model. For the price it should at least come with a collectible Stig minifig. 463 Where TLG have an issue with Technic is that 46989 or 42093 is the smallest size of model that can be motorised with a 4-port hub. There are minimum OS requirements for the application to work. Its more "top Dollar" than "Top Gear".This should have been called an RC car and saved Lego fans $75 for the forced on "Top Gear" branding. LEGO Technic designers joined forces with the BBC Top Gear team to co-design the body of the car and accompanying stickers to create an ultra-realistic and fast looking racer that fans are sure to enjoy building at home. Maybe if if it was a creator expert set with mini figures of the hosts?