New LEGO UCS Set to be Red Five X-Wing

That’s right, you better put some money aside for May this year as the new Star Wars Ultimate Collectors Series set is incoming.  It is of course Luke’s X-Wing Starfighter, a lot of people are going to want this.

There have been many Lego versions of this classic ship although the last time it was a UCS set was way back in 2000; and this one’s even bigger, the largest Lego X-Wing yet.  Details from the official press-release:

Build the ultimate LEGO ® Star Wars ™ X-wing Starfighter!

Collect and create the MOST highly detailed LEGO ® Star Wars ™ X-wing starfighter ever produced. This is featured in iconic starfighter Many of the MOST exciting Star Wars battle scenes, Including the decisive battle scene above planet Yavin ™. Recreate the moment When Luke Skywalker’s X-wing proton torpedo the Delivered That led to the destruction of the Imperial Death Star! With 1.558 pieces, this realistically detailed model features opening cockpit and wings, a special display stand and data sheet label R2-D2.

• Includes R2-D2 droid atromech
• Features highly authentic detailing, and wings and opening cockpit
• Includes 1558 parts
• Measures over 10 “(26cm) high, 20” (52cm) long and 18 “(46cm) wide
• Includes display stand and data sheet label!

This great set will set you back £169.99 and is guaranteed to look awesome on any desktop.  Check out the gallery below.