UPDATES: I made a couple of changes to the rear wheel arches and front grill. Some new parts become available as we sorted a few kid creations back into the collection.
Welcome to my first production car MOC, what better choice than a Porsche 911. There have been some great Porsche MOC's on the pages of late which provided much inspiration. The front end is 7-wide, the cabin is 6-wide and the rear end is 8-wide in order to get that authentic RSR look.
About this creation
I could not figure out a way to get the headlights attached and maintain the look I wanted, so I had to improvise. This shows the car with headlights removed...I was also not thrilled with the way the wing is attached, but was limited by the parts in the collection (this also explains the varying colour scheme).
Removeable bits...the front fenders are only attached with two studs.
The googled reference material found here:
Thanks Marcus and Cody! We do not have many curved slope pieces, besides I kinda like the studs (it is Lego after all). I did have another play around with this MOC tonight to try and tidy up the rear wheel arches and a couple of other small changes. Will post some updated photos shortly.
Nice work, you really nailed the back. I think some curved slopes on the front might have served you better to get rid of those studs, but I'm not sure how effective they'd be for getting the correct shape.
Thanks everyone for your thoughtful comments!
MortalSwordsman, Thomas Graafland, DeTomaso Pantera, yeah I almost made that 3/4 rear view the main pic it looks so good. The back end came together in 5 mintues, it was pure magic!
Ape Fight, LukeClarenceVan The Revanchist, Malte Dorowski,Wheeljack 8824, marcel urbanija,
i_like_porsches, thanks for the feedback!
JS Can, Joost Cumps, I based the whole MOC around having the 1x4 curved slope for the headlights as I think it suits the style of the car better. I am pretty happy with how the front end turned out, it took a few building sessions to get the final outcome.
Nils O, I was trying to get the robot arms to work but couldn't figure a way to attached them to the car with our pieces...
George Staples, I learnt that technique with my Spidey Mobile MOC, it was a light bulb moment when I remembered it!
Thanks again everyone, your feedback and comments are very appreciated!
Cool shaping on this minifig 911. The 911 is especially tricky in a small scale - Well done! :-)) If you are not satisfied with the attachment of the wing you could try some robot arms instead: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=30377
Hi, I don't totally agree with the front of the car, but hey, it is already far out of my league! I love it, I do like that one can fit in a minifigure. 5 stars!, please be encourgaed to build other great cars.
I like the "tail" end. For the front, could you use the 1x3 curved slope for the lights and then 1x4 curved slope for the hood (bonnet)? I think that would give you a slight grade change that would still allow the front to be smooth.
Excellent work, it looks very Porsche-y even at this small scale, as you've got the proportions and key details right. It could perhaps be a little smoother (not smooth tiles, as it looks great with studs, but in your building style) but otherwise a very nice MOC. 4 stars
I love this, it's full of studs and character, something that is easily lost when building cars. Your style really comes across in this moc. The rear 3/4 view (showing the huge whale tale) is awesome. :)