LEGO introduces $700 4,784 piece Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer

LEGO announced the latest addition to its Ultimate Collectors Series today - a massive replica of the Imperial Star Destroyer from Star Wars: A New Hope. Coming in at almost 5000 pieces, the Destroyer is one of the largest sets in the Collectors Series with a large price tag ($700) to match.

Here are the official stats from LEGO:

Build and display an icon of the Galactic Empire – the Devastator. With over 4,700 LEGO® pieces, this Ultimate Collector Series 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer model captures all the authentic details of the starship as it appeared in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope, including swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts, intricate surface detailing and of course a buildable scale version of the Rebels' Tantive IV starship to chase down. This galactic civil war UCS set also includes a display stand with informational fact plaque and 2 Imperial minifigures, making it the perfect LEGO Star Wars collectible for discerning fans.

-Includes Imperial Officer and Imperial Crewmember minifigures.
-The Devastator Imperial Star Destroyer model features swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts and intricate surface detailing.
-Also includes an attachable, buildable scale version Tantive IV starship for added Star Wars: A New Hope authenticity.
-With a display stand with informational fact plaque for the ultimate display piece.
-Also comes with 2 blaster pistol weapons.
-This Ultimate Collector Series set has 4,784 pieces.
-Inspire unforgettable Star Wars: A New Hope moments.
-The perfect LEGO® Star Wars™ collectible for fans of the Star Wars saga.
-UCS model on display stand measures over 17” (44cm) high, 43” (110cm) long and 26” (66cm) wide, and over 14” (37cm) high without stand.

The Imperial Star Destroyer goes on sale September 18th for LEGO VIPs and on October 1st for everyone else.

Imperial Star Destroyer (LEGO)