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7171 Mos Espa Podrace was a set released in 1999 as part of the LEGO Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace line. The set replicates the Podrace from that film, and includes three Podracers, three Pit Droids, Anakin Skywalker (Episode I), Gasgano, Jar Jar Binks, Padmé Naberrie, Qui-Gon Jinn, R2-D2, and Sebulba Minifigures.
- In order to increase the structural stability of the Podracer models, their design incorporates brick-built, sand-coloured booms that connect the Pods to the transparent parts of the energy couplings. These booms are not part of the actual Podracer vehicles within the Star Wars universe; they are a feature of the toy put there to hold the pods together. The sand color was chosen as it would blend with the Boonta Eve Classic's desert course.
- This set (as did many of its era) had some alternate models in the instruction booklet. They were speeders for Jar Jar Binks and Padme, a giant hovercraft, a small speeder bike, many small ships, a grandstand, two dropships, and a giant robot.
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|Regular sets:|| 7101 Lightsaber Duel | 7110 Landspeeder | 7111 Droid Fighter | 7121 Naboo Swamp | 7128 Speeder Bikes | 7130 Snowspeeder | 7131 Anakin's Podracer | 7140 X-Wing Fighter | 7141 Naboo Fighter | 7150 TIE Fighter & Y-Wing | 7151 Sith Infiltrator | 7161 Gungan Sub | 7171 Mos Espa Podrace
|Other products:||1886 Star Wars Bucket (Unreleased) | 9748 Droid Developer Kit|
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