TECHNIC is one of The LEGO Company's main lines based on creating detailed model machines and mechanical toys with specialized beams, axles, gears and connectors and primarily designed for older children and adults. The theme was first introduced as the Expert Builder series in 1977, but was officially renamed as TECHNIC in 1984. TECHNIC is still an active theme, and is one of the longest running themes in LEGO history. Here are the most valuable LEGO TECHNIC sets of all time.
Theme Technic
Year 2000
Pieces 1,431
Availability Retired
It builds into a silver F-1 car with working steering and moving piston engine.
8458 LEGO Technic Silver Champion
Retail $169.99
Value $3,390.92
Growth 1894.8%
Annual growth 11.6%
Theme Technic
Year 1981
Pieces 610
Availability Retired
It was also known as Havester.
8859 LEGO Technic Tractor
Retail $39.99
Value $1,697.80
Growth 4145.6%
Annual growth 9.5%
Theme Technic
Year 1980
Pieces 668
Availability Retired
It was also called "Car-Chassis With Flat 4 Engine".
8860 LEGO Technic Car Chassis
Retail $59.00
Value $1,363.02
Growth 2210.2%
Annual growth 7.3%
Theme Technic
Year 1979
Pieces 512
Availability Retired
The model includes a telescoping outrigger, a 360 degree slewing turntable and telescoping boom, and a hoist. It is the same as 855 Mobile Crane.
955 LEGO Technic Mobile Crane
Value $1,171.17
Theme Technic
Year 1992
Pieces 954
Availability Retired
This was the first and only motorized pneumatic compressor. It was also called "Technic Truck With Compress & Pneumatic System".
8868 LEGO Technic Air Tech Claw Rig
Retail $139.00
Value $1,018.58
Growth 632.8%
Annual growth 6.9%
Theme Technic
Year 1978
Pieces 365
Availability Retired
Set 852 was released under the "Technical Set" series in 1977 in Europe. It made it to the US in 1978 with the number 954 as an "Expert Builder" set. Alternate models for the set include a biplane, sports plane, radar screen, mobile ladder and windm
954 LEGO Technic Sky Copter
Value $986.72
Theme Technic
Year 1980
Pieces 377
Availability Retired
It contains instructions for alternative models and can be built into various motorcycle models. It was only released in the US and was the same as set 857.
8857-2 LEGO Technic Motorcycles
Retail $49.50
Value $986.07
Growth 1892.1%
Annual growth 7.2%
Theme Technic
Year 1979
Pieces 409
Availability Retired
Set 857 was released under the "Technical Set" series in 1979 in Europe. It finally made it to the US in 1980 with the number 8857 as an "Expert Builder" set. When the wheels turn, the pistons in the engine move up and down
857 LEGO Technic Motorbike with Sidecar
Retail $49.50
Value $985.17
Growth 1890.2%
Annual growth 7.0%
Theme Technic
Year 1980
Pieces 460
Availability Retired
LEGO set 8858-2 Auto Engines was a 460 piece Expert Builder Technic set released in 1980 in the United States.
8858-2 LEGO Technic Auto Engines
Retail $69.00
Value $817.63
Growth 1085.0%
Annual growth 5.9%
Theme Technic
Year 1980
Pieces 242
Availability Retired
LEGO set 858 Auto Engines was a 460 piece Expert Builder Technic set released in 1980 in the United States.
858 LEGO Technic Auto Engines
Retail $69.00
Value $802.62
Growth 1063.2%
Annual growth 5.9%
Theme Technic
Year 1979
Pieces 372
Availability Retired
Set 856 was released under the "Technical Set" series in 1979 in Europe and in the USA as 951, an "Expert Builder"set.
856 LEGO Technic Bulldozer
Value $789.81
Theme Technic
Year 1996
Pieces 1,368
Availability Retired
It is a Tech Build.
8480 LEGO Technic Space Shuttle
Retail $158.00
Value $785.47
Growth 397.1%
Annual growth 4.0%
Theme Technic
Year 1994
Pieces 1,343
Availability Retired
It was also called "LEGO TECHNIC Daytona VX4 Super Car". Creates two models, first is a black sports car with yellow pin-striping, V8 rear-mount engine, 4-wheel steering, 4-wheel drive, and 4-wheel independent suspension.
8880 LEGO Technic Super Car
Retail $129.99
Value $779.62
Growth 499.8%
Annual growth 5.6%
Theme Technic
Year 2020
Pieces 1,636
Availability Retired
LEGO 42113 Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey was a 1,636 piece cancelled Technic set from 2020. It was canceled by the LEGO Group but some sets were initially sold and distributed.
42113 LEGO Technic Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey
Retail $119.99
Value $775.97
Growth 546.7%
Annual growth 35.4%
Theme Technic
Year 2016
Pieces 2,704
Availability Retired
The Lego Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS kit comes in an impressive 578-page long manual with a total of 856 steps in the instructions. It is a 1:8 scale model of the 911.
42056 LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Retail $299.99
Value $759.68
Growth 153.2%
Annual growth 28.2%
Theme Technic
Year 1978
Pieces 599
Availability Retired
Set 853 was released under the "Technical Set" series in 1977 in Europe. It made it to the US in 1978 with the number 956 as an "Expert Builder" set. Alternate models of the set included a jeep, dragster. truck and working model of a lathe. The fro
956 LEGO Technic Auto Chassis
Value $724.34
Theme Technic
Year 2007
Pieces 1,384
Availability Retired
This set was the first to include the LEGO Power Functions system unveiled in 2007. It includes a Power Functions remote control, two receivers, a battery box, two motors, and two XL motors. The two XL motors together supply the torque to drive the b
8275 LEGO Technic Motorized Bulldozer
Retail $149.99
Value $710.98
Growth 374.0%
Annual growth 11.0%
Theme / Subtheme Technic / Arctic
Year 1986
Pieces / Figures 523 / 2
Availability Retired
It was also called "Mountain Rescue Base".
8680 LEGO Technic Arctic Rescue Base
Retail $72.00
Value $709.19
Growth 885.0%
Annual growth 7.8%
Theme Technic
Year 1999
Pieces 1,437
Availability Retired
It is a Tech Build. It was also just called "Super Car".
8448 LEGO Technic Super Street Sensation
Retail $129.99
Value $649.96
Growth 400.0%
Annual growth 6.9%
Theme Technic
Year 1977
Pieces 364
Availability Retired
Set 852 was released under the "Technical Set"series in 1977 in Europe. It made it to the US in 1978 with the number 954 as an "Expert Builder"set. This was the only Technic set released by LEGO in the first year which did not have wheels on the mai
852 LEGO Technic Helicopter
Value $642.98