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LEGO Technic Super Street Sensation (8448)

Click the image to download the LDraw file of this model. Whereas each previous supercar had built upon the previous, adding more and more accurate functionality, in this case the progress went a different direction.

Functionally, lost 4-wheel steering and lego technic 8448 drive as compared to It gained a couple more gears in the transmission, but the real novelty was the styling.

The earliest supercars such as had no styling at all. Beginning at and continuing tothere was an increasingly complex body built from Technic bricks.

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The body was now made from curved panels, ribbed hoses, and flexible axles. In nearly no cases were any of those parts straight.

So rather than the "faceted" look ofthe look was now more "swoopy". Even so, the vast majority of the shape lego technic 8448 only hinted at, with most of the external surface being empty space.

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Even though the focus changed, that is not to say that this is not a functional model. It still has a V-8 engine, a rear differential, a 5-speed gearbox with reverse, 4-wheel independent suspension, working steering, and a damping system that can be used for either a lego technic 8448 top or gull wing doors.

Motorization could also be added with a supplemental set. The company pulled out all the stops on the packaging as well. This is arguably the most complex packaging ever used in a Lego technic 8448 set.


lego technic 8448 The large box had thick side walls and a top panel that flipped open. Inside was a plastic tray which organized 8 different smaller boxes and the wheels and tires.

Each box contained a module such as front suspension or engine.

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Each module can be built separately and then combined together at the end. The instructions are also without peer. The manual is truly massive at pages divided into two volumes.

The first volume contains the instructions for the chassis, and the second for lego technic 8448 various body options. Not only does it contain full instructions for both the main model and a variant, but it also contains partial lego technic 8448 for 4 other models: Each of these subsequent models builds upon the main chassis and includes instructions for the functional components of the alternate model.

The final aesthetic details are shown in a single picture but without instruction.

Lego Technic Super Street Sensation (8448)

However, at the time there was a program called BIT building instruction tool through which photographic instructions for these details could be downloaded. Sadly, this software has long since passed into obscurity so the lego technic 8448 way to access these instructions is to find someone who saved a copy since like me.

This model introduced a lot of new parts including curved panels, flexible axles, double bevel gears, steering hubs, dampers, wheels and tires. Apart from the wheels, tires, and hubs all of these parts would become standard in the future.

Some of the red flexible and solid axles included in this set have become very rare. Features Complexity and Variability This is an incredibly versatile model. The instructions first show how to lego technic 8448 the chassis which includes the gearbox, suspension, and steering.

Everything is modular with the frame, the engine, the front suspension, the rear suspension, and the transmission all being separate modules.

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The engine can be mounted in either the front or the rear with no change to functionality. Then the instructions continue with body options.