LEGO released info and images of an update to an old friend: the T-47 Snowspeeder!

Taken from “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,” the new Snowspeeder (75144) consists of over 1700 pieces (including two minifigures: a Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot and Snowspeeder Gunner) and features movie accurate detailing like opening airbrakes, rotating rear gun, opening cockpit hatch (with space for both figures inside) and display stand with fact plaque.

Measuring 8 inches in height, 15 inches long and over 4 inches high, the Snowspeeder comes with additional elements like blasters, electrobinoculars and helmets for both figures.

The LEGO Snowspeeder (75144) retails for $199.99 and will be available for purchase through (and LEGO stores)…when?  Yep!  You guessed it May the 4th, 2017.

Need more info?  Of course you do!  Check out the full press release below:

75144 Snowspeeder™

Ages 14+.  1,703 pieces.

US $199.99 – CA $229.99 – DE 199.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 1799.00 DKK

*Euro pricing varies by country.  Please visit for regional pricing.

Build the ultimate LEGO® Snowspeeder!

Collect a true Star Wars classic: the T-47 Snowspeeder. This LEGO® interpretation of the iconic airspeeder that fans will remember from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back has all the details you’d expect, including opening airbrakes, rotating rear gun, and an opening cockpit with space for the included Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot and Rebel Snowspeeder Gunner minifigures. This model also comes with a display stand and fact plaque, so it can take pride of place in any LEGO Star Wars collection.

  • Includes 2 minifigures: a Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot and a Rebel Snowspeeder Gunner.
  • Features intricate, authentic detailing, opening airbrakes, rotating rear gun and an opening cockpit with space for the 2 included minifigures.
  • Attach the Snowspeeder to the stand with fact plaque to display it.
  • Includes 2 blaster pistols.
  • Accessory elements include electrobinoculars, a Snowspeeder Pilot helmet and a Snowspeeder Gunner helmet.
  • Snowspeeder on display stand measures over 8” (21cm) high, 15” (39cm) long and 11” (29cm) wide, and over 4” (11cm) high without stand.
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