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LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242

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LEGO Creator Expert MINI Cooper

Ride through the countryside in the LEGO Creator Expert MINI Cooper. The vehicle is an authentic replica of the MINI Cooper Mk VII, with a green and white color scheme featuring white wing mirrors and racing stripes. Remove the roof to access the interior, complete with patterned seats, a veneer-style dashboard, turning steering wheel, moving gearshift and a handbrake. Stash the picnic basket and blanket inside to spend lunchtime outside. Use the separate compartment to store a spare tire in case of roadside emergencies. The detailed engine and fog lights will be sure to guide you home after a long day of cruising in this classic vehicle.

Product Highlights

  • Picnic basket, bottle and blanket for a countryside picnic
  • Authentic replica of the MINI Cooper Mk VII with the classic green and white color scheme
  • Remove the roof to access the detailed interior
  • White wing mirrors and racing stripes
  • Opening doors, hood, trunk and spare tire compartment
  • Detailed engine and two fog lights

What's Included

  • LEGO Creator Expert MINI Cooper
  • Picnic basket
  • Bottle
  • Blanket
Cruise in style
Prepare to head out into the country for a picnic with the picnic basket, bottle and blanket.
Classic design
This vehicle is an authentic replica of the MINI Cooper Mk VII, with the classic green and white color scheme, white wing mirrors and racing stripes. Remove the roof to show off the tan-colored interior with patterned seats, a veneer-style dashboard, turning steering wheel, moving gearshift and a handbrake.
Spacious ride
The MINI Cooper features opening doors, a hood and a trunk for a fully functional design.
No worries
Use the separate compartment to store your spare tire for peace of mind on your journey.
Safe ride
The detailed engine and two fog lights will help guide you home through all types of weather.

Product Description

Take the iconic MINI Cooper for a drive! This beautifully crafted LEGO brick replica of the classic MINI Cooper Mk VII is full of authentic details, from the classic green and white color scheme with white wing mirrors and racing stripes, to the opening doors, hood and trunk, sporty fog lights, detailed engine and separate spare tire compartment. You can even remove the roof to access a tan colored interior with patterned seats, veneer-style dashboard, turning steering wheel, and moving gearshift and handbrake. And of course, no MINI Cooper would be complete without a picnic basket and blanket, the perfect accessories for a fun day in the countryside!

The LEGO Creator Ex Mini Cooper Building Set 10242 Features:

  • Features opening doors, hood and trunk, spare wheel in separate compartment, detailed engine and 2 fog lights

  • Accessories include a picnic basket, bottle and blanket for nostalgic picnic theme

  • Lift the hood to reveal the detailed engine

  • Go on a countryside picnic with this iconic classic!

  • MINI Cooper measures over 4" (11Centimeter) high, 9" (25Centimeter) long and 5" (14Centimeter) wide


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Additional Info

085087

992D18B8

673419210287

6061192

3 pounds

14.7 x 13.9 x 3.7

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Average Customer Rating:

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LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242
 
4.7

(based on 94 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (17)

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    (3)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Amazing

This is one of my favorite Lego Sets.
With a litte bit light it looks even better;)

This is one of my favorite Lego Sets.
With a litte bit light it looks even better;)

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Mini Cooper

This is a nice model to build and looks ok once complete I feel that it needed a little bit of a polish up though the steering wheel and gear lever both to big,...Read complete review

This is a nice model to build and looks ok once complete I feel that it needed a little bit of a polish up though the steering wheel and gear lever both to big, there no sun visors rear view mirror or wipers but seems there was meant to be, the bonnet sits proud and roof not finished off on the corners, the mini badges should not be stickers, spear wheel dose not match the other 4 wheels and last of all it has a black exhaust not silver. I know it seems a lot and bit picky but this is an expert model and has a steep price to go with it I felt that it was easy to build and did not take to long. Over all this is not much harder than most of the standard Lego creator sets that iv built.

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5.0

Much Mini Love

By MiniShagz

from Undisclosed

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

As an owner of a 2006 British Racing Green MINI Cooper S with a white roof and white bonnet stripes, I, of course, had to own this model. This is a brilliant kit and was fun to assemble. Features such as the picnic basket and blanket and the inclusion of a full size spare tire (even my car doesn't have that) make this model really special. The build itself was not overly difficult, but does take a long time, given the large number of pieces. Younger builders with shorter attention spans might be put off by the amount of time it takes to build. Also, this isn't a model for playing, but rather more of a display model, in my opinion. Again, younger builders might not appreciate this so much. If you love Minis (or MINIs) you have to get this model. It is a wonderful tribute to a really cool car.

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5.0

good buy

By bazman

from rochester

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

great product a good build and good detail in the seats and dash

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5.0

Lovely Little Mini

By ThomasNWyndham

from Brisbane

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

I was given this as a present from my cousin, and I was so trilled to get it! I love English cars, and the Mini is very much a classic icon of British motoring.

First thing first, I have always said if I owned a Mini, it would have to be British Racing Green, with a white roof, and white stripes, and so this is a big tick to start with. Building the set was quite enjoyable, and the instructions were very clear. The exterior shape looked great, and the interior dash, and seats I thought were very cute details. It made a great addition to my display cabinet.

Then a couple of months later, I actually bought a 1999 Rover Mini Mk. VII, the very same model as the set. Same British Racing Green, same white roof and stripes, same interior colours, same extra fog lights. The only differences are minor, the mirror colours and alloy wheels for example, but great all the same. Both of my Minis look great, and having the same car in my garage as on my display cabinet, I can defiantly say this model is a good and accurate LEGO version of the real thing. To any motoring enthusiast, I'd defiantly recommend this set!

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1.0

Details lacking in quality control.

By nbrowser

from Abbotsford BC

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

I picked up this kit thinking it'd be a great addition to the F40 and VW T1. From the unpack I noticed the bag containing the wheels tires and other parts was missing for one and I had a doubling of one bag containing the windshield. And yes this model has the overlap issue (waiting on replacement parts from Denmark but they've been in warehouse for a week now according to Order Status). So as of right now it's incomplete, waiting on parts though but I might have to just go exchange it at the store partially built. I just have to say some QC is missing with this kit and yes it was in the newer box.

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4.0

Nice Set, but Missing Pieces

By anna

from san diego, ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

Really nice looking set, but pieces are missing. The 2 windshields are the wrong shape and have extra plastic sticking out on the sides. You will have to call lego customer service to get new pieces. I also had one of the green pieces that goes on the side of the car, with white stripes, also missing.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Other than the wrong windshield, it's excellent

By JAKE996

from Mississauga

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

Well designed. It was enjoyable building this set. As a grown up, I was able to observe the details and efforts the designer put on the product. I suggested Lego to ship the right windshield to shops that are still selling the set. It was a bad experience when I couldn't finish building it after 4 hours. However, Lego representative did a great job for followups. I received the right parts after a week and was able to finish the build.

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5.0

I have a real one!!!!

By jpucci0097

from Elkridge

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

This is probably one of the best Lego sets I have built, its just so nice inside with the little picnic. It looks so cute, not to mention I have a 1962 mini cooper in green with the same colors interior and exterior!!!!!

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5.0

Yay! a Lego I can display at work!

By bobross

from Reno

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

This model car is perfectly whimsical and mature enough that I can display it on a nice floating shelf in my office without losing my credibility as a responsible business person. This is the car I have always wished I could drive, but never could in the States. I'm so happy that Lego went with the original Mini Cooper design, rather than the BMW version. I appreciate all the details, like the plaid upholstery and the picnic basket with baguette and cheese. The British Racing Green color is the greatest.

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5.0

This set helped get me back into lego

By Warrowsmith27

from Lytham

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

When wondering what to do with some Christmas money I thought back to my childhood Christmas where I would spend Christmas day building my new Lego set. So onto the Lego site I went and came across the mini Cooper, I was looking for something that was going to be a challenge to build and enjoyable and this set certainly ticked both boxes. It was great to build and now I am looking for what to buy next. I would recommend this set to everyone.

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5.0

My first Expert build

By Jayke1981

from Leicester

Comments about LEGO Creator Ex MINI Cooper Building Set 10242:

I have been wanting this Lego set for absolutely ages - since it was announced as a Lego set in fact. So today I started the build and enjoyed every minute of it. However, as other reviewers have pointed out - the front and back windows are 2 studs deep at the top and 3 at the bottom. Can they be replaced? Do they even exist? I hope Lego can answer the question for me.

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