How to build a car in LEGO Fortnite

How to build a car in LEGO Fortnite
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Written by 

Jack Roberts


10th Jan 2024 17:30

There’s a realm of possibilities for what you can build in LEGO Fortnite, so we’re here to show you how to build a car, along with all the resources and materials you’ll need to get started.

Whether you’re upgrading your village or hunting for resources like Brightcore, there’s plenty to do in the game, and hopping in a car and driving around the various biomes is just one facet of LEGO Fortnite.

How to build a basic car in LEGO Fortnite

The TOYS menu in LEGO Frotnite where you'll find your car resources
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To build a basic car in LEGO Fortnite (and I’m talking barebones here) you’re going to need the following resources from the Toys section of the crafting menu above, that we’ve listed here along with the materials you’ll need to craft them:



Activation Switch

1x Wood, 1x Blast Powder

Dynamic Foundation

4x Flexwood

Small Thruster

1x Wooden Rod, 1x Blast Powder, 1x Torch

Large Thruster

3x Wooden Rod, 2x Blast Powder, 1x Torch

Small Wheel

1x Flexwood Rod, 1x Flexwood

Large Wheel

1x Flexwood Rod, 1x Flexwood

Once you’ve done that, stick them all together like in the image below and you’ll have yourself a handy single-direction driving car. Who needs steering, right…? Right?

How to build a steering car in LEGO Fortnite

Now that you’ve built yourself a basic car in LEGO Fortnite, you might want to upgrade to a steering model that you have a little more control over (mostly so you can avoid crashing into trees, unlike me), and it’s all about the positioning of your thrusters and Activation Switches.

A basic car in LEGO Fortnite
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Make sure you have thrusters on either side of the car with Activation Switches next to them. You’ll need to do a little bit of manoeuvring, but once you do, you’ll have more control over where the car propels itself.

That’s everything you need to know about building a car in LEGO Fortnite. Be sure to check out our LEGO Fortnite homepage, where we’ve covered guides on where to find Knotroot, Obsidian, Malachite and even whether or not you can breed animals in the game.

Jack Roberts
About the author
Jack Roberts
Jack is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) & MA in English and Creative Writing, he was also the Gaming Editor for The Indiependent. When not pondering which game has the best cup of coffee (and drinking far too much of it himself), he can often be found playing Dead by Daylight, Street Fighter or making yet another build in Bloodborne.
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