In this guide we’ll look at the best Lego Technic sets.
We’ve compared design, detail, difficulty and cost
to give you our top recommendations.

What is The Best Lego Technic Set?

  • Features
  • Luxurious design and packaging
  • Realistic replica
  • 3599 pieces
  • Cost
Rating
9.9/10
  • Features
  • 2 in 1 model
  • Crane arm extends 30”
  • Motor-powered extending outriggers
  • Cost
Rating
9.8/10
  • Features
  • 2 in 1 model
  • Largest Lego Technic made
  • Detailed design
  • Cost
Rating
9.7/10
  • Features
  • Bright orange body work
  • Complete with collector’s book
  • Opening rear lid with engine
  • Cost
Rating
9.6/10
  • Features
  • 2 in 1
  • Comes with large motor
  • Beautifully detailed
  • Cost
Rating
9.5/10
  • Features
  • RC functionality
  • Rebuilds into Research Explorer Vehicle
  • Enormous wheels!
  • Cost
Rating
9.4/10
  • Features
  • 2 in 1
  • Can be motorized
  • 1141 pieces
  • Cost
Rating
9.3/10
  • Features
  • 2 in 1 model
  • Remote control capabilities
  • Great for kids and adults
  • Cost
Rating
9.2/10
  • Features
  • Easy to build
  • Rebuilds as Tracked Loader
  • Remote controlled
  • Cost
Rating
9.1/10
  • Features
  • Good clear instructions
  • Great functionality including LED lights
  • 1097 pieces
  • Cost
Rating
9.0/10

More Detailed Lego Technic Set Reviews

Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron 42083 Race Car Building Kit and Engineering Toy

Car lovers and future engineers will love this Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron. Developed in partnership with Bugatti Automobiles S. A. S, this set is a realistic replica, with even the instructions mirroring the way a real Bugatti would be.

This is created with 3599 pieces making it a challenge to build. The duo-tone blue color scheme looks great paired with other sports cars, and it’s the perfect addition to any adults collection. Available in a 1:8 scale with an active rear wing and an 8-speed gearbox. Measures over 22” long once assembled.

Specifications:

  • Scale: 1:8
  • Number of Pieces: 3599
  • Weight: 2.2lbs
  • Size: 22.4 x 14.8 x 5.9
  • Age Range: Ages 16 and above

Lego Technic 42009 Mobile Crane MK II

If one Lego Technic set isn’t enough, check out the Mobile Crane MK II. This is 2 models in 1, rebuilding into a container stacker and truck. It’s serious fun for both kids an adults, with motor-powered extending outriggers, lowering feet, extending or raising crane arm and retractable winch.

This is a serious beast with the crane arm extending over 30” into the air. It has 2606 pieces.

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 2606
  • Weight: 8.55lbs
  • Size: 20 x 19 x 7 (container stacker)
  • Age Range: Ages 11 and above

Lego Technic Bucket Wheel Excavator 42055 Construction Toy

This 2 in 1 model comes with an array of motorized functions, including forward and reverse driving, a rotating bucket wheel, moving conveyor belt and rotating superstructure. It’s the largest Lego Technic set ever made – making it one of the best Lego Technic sets for your collection.

Perfect for displaying on a desk or shelf, this has an awesome detailed design with over 3,900 pieces. Build either a Mobile Aggregate Processing Plant or Mine Truck.

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 3929
  • Weight: 13.23lbs
  • Size: 16 x 28 x 11 (Mobile Aggregate Processing Plant)
  • Age Range: Ages 12 and above

Lego Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The Technic Porsche is a recreation of one of the coolest cars around. This has a true to life orange body work, red suspension springs, headlights and low profile tires. It comes complete with a special collector’s book to help you understand the history of Lego Technic and Porsche GT cars!

This awesome set haw 2704 pieces and is loved by everyone. It measures over 22” long, making it a great collector’s item. Everything is intricately detailed, even down to the seating!

Specifications:

  • Scale: 1:8
  • Number of Pieces: 2704
  • Weight: 11lbs
  • Size: 9 x 22 x 6
  • Age Range: Ages 16 and above

Lego Technic Mercedes Benz Arocs 3246 42043 Building Kit

The Mercedes Benz Arocs is one of 2 fully-featured Mercedes-Benz construction vehicles, and one of the largest Lego Technic sets ever! This has a large motor and advanced pneumatic system, as well as extendable outriggers, automated crane arm and grabber, and a working tipper body.

This is a 2 in 1 model that can be rebuilt into a construction truck. It’s the perfect gift for car buffs and collectors. The design is beautifully detailed and there’s 2793 pieces.

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 2793
  • Weight: 10.2lbs
  • Size: 12 x 21 x 5
  • Age Range: Ages 11 and above

Lego Technic 6x6 All Terrain Tow Truck 4207 Building Kit

The Lego Technic All Terrain Tow Truck is a 6×6 model that’s guaranteed to turn some heads. This comes complete with 2 power function motors, a battery box, a remote for RC functions including drive, front and steering, as well as a working crane! Phew!

This enormous tow truck spans a huge 20” high and 24” long. It’s tricky, but seriously fun, to build, with just 1862 pieces.

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 1862
  • Weight: 8.91lbs
  • Size: 20 x 24 x 14
  • Age Range: Ages 11 and above

Lego Technic 42000 Grand Prix Racer

Fulfil your need for speed with the Grand Prix Racer, one of the best Lego Technic sets around. This 2 in 1 model rebuilds into a race truck with front and rear wheel suspension. It has an opening hood and adjustable rear wing, as well as realistic steering. Motorize it with the separately sold Lego power Functions Motor Set – or just have it on display!

This model is great for any Grand Prix racing fans, and has just 1141 pieces, making it an easy build.

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 1141
  • Weight: 4.32lbs
  • Size: 18.9 x 14.88 x 3.7
  • Age Range: Ages 7 and above

Lego Technic 42030 Remote Controlled Volvo L30F Wheel Load

The Lego Technic Remote Controlled Volvo is an awesome replica of the Volvo wheel loader. It’s a 2 in 1 model, rebuilding into a Volvo A25F articulated hauler. This has a 6-cylinder Volvo-green engine with moving pistons. The power functions motors can be activated for simultaneous driving and digging action – making it great for kids and adults alike.

This is beautifully detailed and comes with all you need for some fun. It has multiple motors and, once built, measures over 22” long!

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 1636
  • Weight: 9.4lbs
  • Size: 22.91 x 18.9 x 4.88
  • Age Range: Ages 11 and above

Lego Technic Motorized Excavator 8043

This fully remote controlled excavator is one of the best Lego Technic sets around. It comes with double remote controls to raise and lower the arm and allow it to run back and forth. The cabin can be spun 360 degrees with ease!

This 2 in 1 model rebuilds into a Tracked Loader. It’s easy for kids and adults to build, looking just as good as a collector’s item as it does during a kids battle!

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 1126
  • Weight: 5.2lbs
  • Size: 22.91 x 3.58 x 18.9
  • Age Range: Ages 12 and above

Lego Technic Off-Roader

The Lego Off-Roader is a Technic set that deserves some recognition! This model has hydraulic gull wing doors that can be manually opened, a bonnet, hatch and V8 engine. It’s full of working details and functions, just like the real thing!

This model has great functionality, the ground clearance can be raised and lowered using the power function system, and it even has LED lights! It includes step by step instructions for rebuilding into an equally-awesome buggy.

Specifications:

  • Scale: N/A
  • Number of Pieces: 1097
  • Weight: 3.3lbs
  • Size: 25 x 3 x 15
  • Age Range: Ages 11 and above