News Revell feb 2011: Cars


1/25 ’77 Chevy® Monte Carlo™ Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-1962

Skill Level: 1
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8-5/8″
Parts: 36

The stylish 1977 Chevy Monte Carlo was the final second-generation model to roll off the Flint, Michigan assembly lines. Back then, drivers could choose between the 140 hp, 305 cu. in. 2-barrel V-8 and the optional 170 hp, 350 cu. in. 4-barrel V-8. Today, the ’77 Monte Carlo is a favorite of custom builders, who often drop in even bigger power plants! This easy-to-assemble snap kit features a highly detailed chassis, a realistic interior, rolling wheels, positionable axles and decals with stock and custom graphics.


1/25 ’68 Corvette® L88 ‘Rebel’ Racer Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4915

Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-3/8″
Parts: 119

Designed especially for competing in endurance road racing, the ’68 Corvette L88 “Rebel” Racer featured a stylish roadster body with an optional, removable hardtop. A Big Block 427 cu. in. engine helped launch the “Rebel” to fantastic first-place finishes at the 1972 12 Hours of Sebring Endurance Race and the 1972 6-Hour Daytona Continental. Kit features a replica Big Block 427 engine, racing exhaust pipes and headers, rear fender flares, soft black tires, chrome-plated parts, unique headlight covers and decals with “Rebel” Racer graphics.


69 Corvette Coupe Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7192

Skill level: 4
Scale: 1:25
Length: 188 mm
Parts: 104

The striking “Shark” returns.

For the 1969 Corvette, the displacement of the small-block engines increased from 327 cu. in. to 350 cu. in. Designer Bill Mitchell’s primary inspiration came from the Mako Shark II Show Car, but other distinctive features – like the arched fenders and cola bottle-shaped side profile – were unmistakably his. Kit features authentically reproduced bodywork with finely structured surfaces, a detailed chassis, an opening hood with a multi-part V-8 engine, a detailed interior with an authentic instrument panel and structured seats, separate side exhaust pipes, chrome-plated rims, extensive chrome parts and authentic decals.


67 Corvette Convertible Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7197

Skill level: 4
Scale: 1:25
Length: 177 mm
Parts: 122

The sleekest Sting Ray ever.

The 1967 Corvette was the outcome of five years’ worth of second-generation improvements. The most obvious feature was the sleek Sting Ray styling. Also noteworthy were its multiple engine options, including the popular L-71 big block V-8. Kit features authentically reproduced bodywork with an optional convertible top, a detailed chassis, an opening hood with a multi-part V-8 engine, a detailed interior with structured bucket seats and a realistic instrument panel, separate side exhaust pipes, movable wheels with detailed suspensions, realistic rims, multiple chrome parts and authentic decals.


Lotus Cortina “Rainer Schwedt” Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-8310

Scale: 1:32

Optimized for high-performance racing.

In 1963, Ford® UK developed a motor sports division to help boost vehicle sales. The stylish Lotus Cortina was a direct result of this initiative. Soon, it was an instant success on several racing and rally circuits. Celebrated rally driver Rainer Schwedt has entered his classic Cortina into countless Historic Touring Car and GT trophy races, including the 2007 Old Timer Grand Prix. This limited edition slot car features super-fine details, an authentically printed trim scheme and an individually painted driver figure. Compatible with all commercially available track systems.


Monogram 1/24 ’85 Ford SVO Mustang Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4276

Skill level: 2
Length: 7-1/2″
Parts: 66

Ford formed the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) Department in 1981 to develop high-performance, street-legal cars based on their racing program. Built from 1984-1986, SVO versions of the Ford Mustang were powered by a turbo-charged, inline 4-cylinder engine which produced 175 hp (or 200 hp with a few modifications!). Kit features an opening hood, a replica turbo-charged 2.3L inline 4-cylinder engine with intercooler, a uniquely designed front grille, an aerodynamic hood, a biplane rear wing, forged alloy wheels, soft black tires, satin-plated parts and decals with factory stock graphics.


Mercedes GP W01 (#3 M.Schumacher/#4 N.Rosberg) Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7098

Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 204 mm
Parts: 100

Two incredible drivers – one incredible team.

For the 2010 season, Mercedes took over the celebrated Brawn racing team. The announcement marked the first Formula One team for Mercedes in 55 years, while drivers Nico Rosberg and World Champion Michael Schumacher helped make it the first all-German team in Formula One history. Kit features a multi-part 8-cylinder engine, a detailed cockpit, a true-to-the-original under-body with diffuser, detailed suspensions, authentic tires, steerable wheels and authentic decals for the Mercedes GP, the GP versions of China and Germany (Rosberg), as well as Spain, Germany and Belgium (Schumacher).