A Life-Sized Lego McLaren Senna! – ProClip Roundup Recap

April 5, 2019 •

ProClip Roundup – Season 5 Episode 7

Hey everybody and welcome to another exciting edition of the ProClip Roundup. It’s the weekly show that brings you all the mobile and car tech news that’s actually worth talking about.

Lego Builds Life-Sized Hypercar

Lego has built a life-sized replica of the McLaren Senna. The replica took 467,854 Lego pieces to complete, which is 200,000 more than when Lego made a replica of the McLaren 720s. The design process took 2,000 hours and the construction process took an astonishing 2,725 hours to be completed. The replica has functioning lights and infotainment system while weighing in over 1,000 lbs. heavier than a real McLaren Senna!

Ford Announces All-New Escape

Last week, Ford teased the new Ford Escape crossover SUV. Ford called the new Escape the most advanced, flexible and best-performing Escape yet! The crossover will ride on a brand-new platform and is wider, longer and lower than the previous generation of Escapes. The new Escape will come with four different power options including two hybrid options coming later.

Norway Embraces Electric Vehicles

According to a recent report, a whopping 60 percent of vehicles sold in Norway were electric vehicles. This does coincide with the arrival of the Tesla Model 3 in Norway, which accounted for 29 percent of new EV sales in March. Norway is on track to stop selling traditional gas-powered vehicles completely by 2025.

The Jeep Gladiator Has a Price Tag!

Jeep has finally announced pricing information for their heavily anticipated truck, the Gladiator. The special Launch Edition of the Gladiator can be yours for the price of $62,310. The base Sport trim starts at $35,000, complete with steel wheels, manual windows and manual door locks. As trim levels increase, so does the price, with the off-road Rubicon starting at $45,000.

Verizon 5G is Here

Verizon has officially turned on parts of their 5G network for the first time in areas of Minneapolis and Chicago. This is a big milestone for Verizon, who has made the most progress so far in the 5G ecosystem, unlike other carriers and their rebranded 4G. Verizon spokesperson David Weissmann demonstrated the capabilities of the network on his Moto Z3 and reached peak download speeds of 726 Mbps!

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