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LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048)

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LEGO® Technic Race Kart 2-in-1 Building Set

The LEGO Technic Race Kart 2-in-1 Building Set allows aspiring race car drivers to construct an authentic racing vehicle and reach lightning-fast speeds to take first place on the grid. The racing circuit won't know what hit it when this Race Kart zooms along with help from its working steering and gearbox, detailed engine with moving piston, wide rims and slick racing tires. The orange and purple color scheme and sporty racing stickers tie the sleek look together. When builders tire of the Race Kart, they can rebuild it into a daring Track Car using the 345 pieces in this two-in-one building set.

Product Highlights

  • Purple and orange Race Kart features sporty racing stickers, working steering and gearbox, a detailed engine with a moving piston and a racing seat, which tilts for easy access to the working transmission
  • Comes with wide rims, slick racing tires, a fuel tank and gigantic exhaust pipes
  • After zooming around the race track in the Race Kart, builders can reconstruct it into a Track Car
  • 3D Digital LEGO Building Instructions app is available for both models to help streamline the building process
  • Contains 345 pieces
  • Race Kart measures over 9"L x 4"W x 3"H
  • Track Car measures over 9"L x 4"W x 3"H
  • Suitable for ages 9 - 16 years
Sleek design
Future drivers can take to the streets with their imaginations by building this authentically crafted Race Kart, which boasts a purple and orange color scheme, racing stickers, working steering and gearbox, a detailed engine with a moving piston and a racing seat.
Two models in one set
The thrilling Race Kart can be rebuilt into a cool Track Car for even more robust building fun!

Product Description

Zoom around the circuit with this supercool 2-in-1 replica of a real-life race kart, featuring a detailed engine with moving piston, fuel tank and huge exhaust pipes. Tilt the sleek orange racing seat to reveal the working transmission. Then jump aboard and check out the working steering, two-speed gearbox and cool foot pedals! This ultra-fast machine comes with an awesome purple and orange color scheme, slick tires and cool racing stickers! Rebuild it to create a powerful Track Car. Interactive, 3D Digital LEGO® Building Instructions app available online, for both models!

The LEGO Technic Race Kart Building Toy Set 345 Pieces - 42048 Features:

  • Features a sleek, authentic design, wide rims with slick racing tires, working steering and gearbox, detailed engine with moving piston, fuel tank, foot pedals and huge exhaust pipes

  • Check out the purple and orange color scheme with sporty racing stickers

  • Tilt the racing seat to reveal the working transmission

  • Zoom around the racetrack

  • This LEGO® Technic model is designed to provide an immersive and rewarding building experience


The LEGO Group is the leading construction toy manufacturer in the world. The LEGO set is a standard of creative play for children worldwide, unlocking the creativity to build vehicles, buildings, cities and more.

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Features

  • Features a sleek, authentic design, wide rims with slick racing tires, working steering and gearbox, detailed engine with moving piston, fuel tank, foot pedals and huge exhaust pipes
  • Check out the purple and orange color scheme with sporty racing stickers
  • Tilt the racing seat to reveal the working transmission
  • Zoom around the racetrack
  • This LEGO® Technic model is designed to provide an immersive and rewarding building experience

Additional Info

724200

D400AB40

673419247580

6135772

1.2 pounds

10.3 x 7.5 x 2.8

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Average Customer Rating:

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LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048)
 
4.7

(based on 64 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (26)
  • Lasting fun (25)
  • Easy to assemble (19)
  • Easy to use (13)
  • Colorful (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (32)
  • Motor skills development (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (21), Collector (10), Education oriented (5), Educator (5), Thrifty (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (21), No (14)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

A fair challenge, with some surprising functions

As Technic Lego sets go, this is a fairly easy build. A teen or young adult experienced with Legos is looking at a 1-2 hour build time for the default model - I...Read complete review

As Technic Lego sets go, this is a fairly easy build. A teen or young adult experienced with Legos is looking at a 1-2 hour build time for the default model - I haven't personally built the alternate model.

As with most Technic sets, seating some of the shafts and snap-on parts can be rough on the pads of your fingers and may require the assistance of an adult or an older sibling, and applying the stickers can be a tricky affair. With that said, the brunt of the build is simple and intuitive, and as with virtually every other Lego set, it's incredibly fun to watch it slowly take form.

Once actually constructed, the basic kart design provides some of the expected features (a working steering wheel; a moving piston in the engine block), but what I hadn't expected was a working shift lever. It's a simple design, but it's incredibly neat, and also offers a look at how real-world transmissions work for curious young minds.

Overall, an excellent Lego set for the price with surprisingly cool features. I highly recommend it to anybody who enjoys Technic sets.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Fun to build but limited turning

The go kart was fun to build with my kids but playing with it is a little disappointing. The turning circle is huge.
I wish the technic models were to the same scale...Read complete review

The go kart was fun to build with my kids but playing with it is a little disappointing. The turning circle is huge.
I wish the technic models were to the same scale between each other or that there were a few standard scales. It would be more fun to play with other models including the old technic lego figure, which would not fit in this model (different scale - kart is made for a larger figure).

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4.0

A fair challenge, with some surprising functions

By Desmond the Brickman

from Florida

About Me Casual user

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Assemble
  • High detail
  • High Quality

Cons

  • Assembly is rough on fingers

Best Uses

  • Home

Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

As Technic Lego sets go, this is a fairly easy build. A teen or young adult experienced with Legos is looking at a 1-2 hour build time for the default model - I haven't personally built the alternate model.

As with most Technic sets, seating some of the shafts and snap-on parts can be rough on the pads of your fingers and may require the assistance of an adult or an older sibling, and applying the stickers can be a tricky affair. With that said, the brunt of the build is simple and intuitive, and as with virtually every other Lego set, it's incredibly fun to watch it slowly take form.

Once actually constructed, the basic kart design provides some of the expected features (a working steering wheel; a moving piston in the engine block), but what I hadn't expected was a working shift lever. It's a simple design, but it's incredibly neat, and also offers a look at how real-world transmissions work for curious young minds.

Overall, an excellent Lego set for the price with surprisingly cool features. I highly recommend it to anybody who enjoys Technic sets.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Great lego set!

By Jch

from SC

About Me Education Oriented, Parent, Thrifty

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • High Quality
  • Lasting Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

    This was a gift for our nephew. He's a Clemson fan and loves legos so the colors were perfect!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    Excellent Race Kart

    By futura65

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Collector, Education Oriented, Thrifty

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Assemble
    • Easy To Use
    • High Quality
    • Lasting Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

      Like the building the engine, with the moving piston and building the crank.
      The steering and suspension are basic, but get the point across.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      I would absolutely buy this product again

      By PrincessMama08

      from Mentone,Ca.

      About Me Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lasting Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

        For my son to build and he and it was both fun and challenging for him.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        3.0

        Box damaged badly upon arrival for an in-store pick-up

        By Valued

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

        Product was available as planned, but box was badly damaged.

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        4.0

        Great gift for an older boy. My 11 yr old Grandson loved it.

        By Grandma

        from Chantilly, Va.

        About Me Education Oriented, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lasting Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

            Great toy.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            I would absolutely purchase LEGO Technics again

            By Adult LEGO fans

            from Texas

            About Me Collector, Educator, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Assemble
            • Easy To Use
            • High Quality
            • Lasting Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home

              Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

              This was a Christmas gift for my hubby, but we always assemble them together. It's fun to spend time together and build such fun things.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              Quick Cartin

              By Juggernaut

              from Undisclosed

              Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

              Quick build and everyone who sees it cant help but to give it a push around.

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              5.0

              Got this item for my nephew and oh boy did he love it.

              By Renee

              from Greensboro nc

              About Me Collector

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Assemble
              • Easy To Use
              • Lasting Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

                My nephew added this item to his collection

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                Challenging build!

                By Lauren

                from Roanoke

                About Me Educator, Parent

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • High Quality
                • Lasting Fun

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

                  Comments about LEGO Technic Race Kart (42048):

                  Holiday gift-built it as a group. Fun! Enjoyed it thoroughly!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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