The LEGO Batman Movie is a fusion of two of our favourite things, namely LEGO and Batman. And one of the best things about it are the awesome sets that have been designed for the film and tie-in toys (or perhaps it’s the other way round – who knows).
Of all the sets I saw pre-release, “The Joker Notorious Lowrider” was the one I wanted us to have above all others. The car is basically a Joker-mobile, but in a quirky style befitting of the clown prince of crime.
For the overall design, the car is a very effective model of a lowrider car, with lots of bling design elements combining well with the Joker’s distinctive colours. It also has missile launcher hidden in the boot and a mechanism to make the car rise up and lower down as befitting a classic lowrider.
Another big plus for me – this is a female minifigure dominated set. You get three minifigures with this – The Joker of course, but also Harley Quinn and Batgirl (whose purple outfit coordinates perfectly with this Jokermobile).
The suggested age for this is 8-14, and while I am sure it would be breeze for kids in that age range, our 5-year-old daughter did really well needing only a little assistance from me.
This is one of those sets that I hope never gets broken up and dispersed into the big LEGO box in the sky (well, living room) but I guess that’s not really in the spirit of LEGO, so when the day comes that the kid decides it’s time to go – I’ll try not to shed a tear…
The LEGO Batman Movie “The Joker Notorious Lowrider” set (70906) has an RRP of £54.99. We were sent a review sample by LEGO for the purposes of this review.