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World's largest sculpture made using a 3D printer unveiled - and it's a complete car

This impressive sculpture is the world's largest 3D printed drawing and is a full-size replica of Nissan's latest special edition car.

The amazing artwork was painstakingly hand-drawn by a talented team of 3D pen artists and took 800 hours to complete the replica Europe’s most popular crossover the Qashqai.

While Nissan produces 58 cars every hour at its plant in Sunderland, UK, this bespoke version was complete over a three-week period.

Nissan Qashqai Black Edition drawn using a 3D pen (Photo: Nissan)

The final sculpture is 4.4 metres long and 1.6 metres high – the same as the the car manufacturer's Black Edition.

Launching the innovation on the mass market, the 3Doodler Create 3D pen allows anyone to draw in the air to produce unique three-dimensional shapes and patterns.

Nissan Qashqai Black Edition drawn using a 3D pen (Photo: Nissan)

It works by heating solid plastic to 230°C and forcing it through a nozzle just 0.7 mm wide as it cools.

Led by artist Grace Du Prez, the team of artists brought the Qashqai Black Edition to life with an astonishing 13.8 kilometres of plastic strands.

Nissan Qashqai Black Edition drawn using a 3D pen (Photo: Nissan)

Ms Du Prez said: "I’ve been drawing with 3Doodler’s pens for a few years now, but this is by far and away my most ambitious commission to date.

"It demonstrates how far 3D printing technology has come and how it can be used by anyone."

Koji Nagano, Vice President, Nissan Design Europe, added: "At Nissan we always encourage initiatives where design can be expressed through new and innovative technologies.

Nissan Qashqai Black Edition drawn using a 3D pen (Photo: Nissan)

"This artistic team has certainly pushed the boundaries of 3D pen technology in creating an impressive sculpture of our premium Qashqai Black Edition.”