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 from 2000 until recently.
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 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 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 Technic
Year 2000
Pieces / Figures 979 / 1
Availability Retired
The tractor pulls a sled which becomes progressively more difficult to pull, mimicking the behavior of actual tractors in a tractor pulling event.
8457 LEGO Technic Power Puller
Retail $99.99
Value $627.08
Growth 527.1%
Annual growth 5.7%
Theme Technic
Year 2005
Pieces 1,884
Availability Retired
Includes instructions to rebuild into an Aerial Lift.
8421 LEGO Technic Mobile Crane
Retail $149.99
Value $597.79
Growth 298.6%
Annual growth 5.4%
Theme Technic
Year 2010
Pieces 1,123
Availability Retired
It is remote controlled using four medium Power Functions motors in a 2x3+1 switch box.
8043 LEGO Technic Motorized Excavator
Retail $199.99
Value $596.96
Growth 198.5%
Annual growth 7.6%
Theme Technic
Year 2019
Pieces 4,108
Availability Retired
The set model is based on the Liebherr R 9800, a mining excavator and the biggest hydraulic excavator in the world and was developed in partnership with Liebherr-Mining Equipment Colmar SAS in France
42100 LEGO Technic Liebherr R 9800
Retail $449.99
Value $587.06
Growth 30.5%
Annual growth 16.3%
Theme Technic
Year 2006
Pieces 1,877
Availability Retired
The primary model is a pneumatic tow truck and can be rebuilt into a flatbed truck as an alternate model.
8285 LEGO Technic Tow Truck
Retail $119.99
Value $564.92
Growth 370.8%
Annual growth 8.4%
Theme Technic
Year 2001
Pieces 1,102
Availability Retired
It is a Tech Build.
8466 LEGO Technic 4X4 Off-Roader
Retail $119.99
Value $537.34
Growth 347.8%
Annual growth 7.1%
Theme Technic
Year 2013
Pieces 1,585
Availability Retired
41999 LEGO Technic 4x4 Crawler Exclusive Edition
Retail $199.99
Value $484.41
Growth 142.2%
Annual growth 6.9%
Theme Technic
Year 2009
Pieces 1,877
Availability Retired
It builds into a four axle cab-over semi tractor with a crane and fifth wheel.
8258 LEGO Technic Crane Truck
Retail $149.99
Value $475.85
Growth 217.3%
Annual growth 6.0%
Theme Technic
Year 2003
Pieces 704
Availability Retired
8455 LEGO Technic Back-Hoe
Retail $99.99
Value $468.82
Growth 368.9%
Annual growth 5.7%
Theme Technic
Year 2016
Pieces 3,927
Availability Retired
When initially released, at close to 4000 pieces the massive Bucket Wheel Excavator is LEGO's biggest Technic set to date.
42055 LEGO Technic Bucket Wheel Excavator
Retail $279.99
Value $457.47
Growth 63.4%
Annual growth 9.6%
Theme Technic
Year 2011
Pieces 1,115
Availability Retired
A Power Functions motor and battery is included. The alternative model is a airport catering truck.
8109 LEGO Technic Flatbed Truck
Retail $99.99
Value $449.92
Growth 350.0%
Annual growth 9.6%
Theme Technic
Year 2001
Pieces 591
Availability Retired
It is a re-release of set 8459-1 with slightly different packaging.
8464 LEGO Technic Pneumatic Front-End Loader
Retail $69.99
Value $431.90
Growth 517.1%
Annual growth 7.5%
Theme Technic
Year 2013
Pieces 2,606
Availability Retired
This 2 models in 1 rebuilds into a container stacker and truck.
42009 LEGO Technic Mobile Crane MK II
Retail $219.99
Value $409.96
Growth 86.4%
Annual growth 6.6%
Theme Technic
Year 2006
Pieces 800
Availability Retired
8288 LEGO Technic Crawler Crane
Retail $49.99
Value $405.04
Growth 710.2%
Annual growth 10.4%
Theme Technic
Year 2015
Pieces 2,793
Availability Retired
Includes large motor and new advanced pneumatic system.
42043 LEGO Technic Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245
Retail $229.99
Value $404.18
Growth 75.7%
Annual growth 6.5%
Theme Technic
Year 2007
Pieces 1,025
Availability Retired
It is a mostly green Combine Harvester with a wheel-driven reel, rear-axle steering, and a detachable header. The alternative model, the B-model, is a dragster.
8274 LEGO Technic Combine Harvester
Retail $69.99
Value $402.54
Growth 475.1%
Annual growth 12.4%
Theme Technic
Year 2003
Pieces 848
Availability Retired
It is a Tech Build.
8438 LEGO Technic Pneumatic Crane Truck
Retail $84.99
Value $393.82
Growth 363.4%
Annual growth 8.4%