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Lego was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 qnd are most famous for their plastic bricks introduced in the early 1950s. But, they first manufactured wooden toys, including trucks and tractors.

Lego also made plastic VW cars in 1:38 scale, different 1:43 scale Chevrolet trucks, and a Ferguson tractor in the 1950 to 1960s. These were not made of bricks and are larger than their HO cars and trucks.

The "system i leg" (System of Play) was introduced at the Nuremberg Toy Fair in February 1955. The vehicles were made in HO scale (1:87) and included cars, motorbikes, bikes, and trucks, including a VW bus and a Bedford and Mercedes-Benz trucks. The vehicle bodies were made of plastic and their wheels and axles were metal. The line was discontinued around 1975. Other sources say they were made from 1956 to 1969 or 1970. Accesor figurines, bikes, road signs, plants and buildings were also available.

Lego also has many bricksets from which large-scale models of real cars can be built. A series of three vintage cars - 1909 Rolls-Royce, 1913 Cadillac, and 1926 Renault was introduced in the mid-1970s and, more recently, a VW Beetle (2008), a VW T1 Camper (2011) and a Mini Cooper (2014). In 2015, the ran a 4 week promotion with Shell and Ferrari release one brick set per week over a 7 week period. Additional car brick sets have been released over the last 4 years including a race car series.

Lego has also teamed with Mattel recently to produce vehicles to which their mini fig characters can drive or ride on.

Lego has also made a 1:1 model of the Bugatti Chiron that is driveable using around 1 million bricks.

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