News Revell jan-feb 2013: Cars

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Mini Cooper (60er Jahre) Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 80-7092

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 128 mm
Parts: 90

Description
Small on the outside, roomy on the inside
In 1956, England began rationing gasoline in response to the Suez Crisis. In response, the British Motor Corporation introduced a small fuel-efficient car- the Mini-in 1959. At 10 feet (3 m) long and 4.6 feet (1.3 m) tall, the Mini was tiny. However, by inverting the engine set-up and angling the seats, the Mini was able to offer a full six foot (1.8 m) passenger cabin. Kit features fine surface details, separate movable hood, detailed 4-cylinder engine, separate exhaust assembly, detailed dashboard and authentic decals.

 

1/25 Stacey David’s Rat Roaster Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4995

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 6-3/4″
Width: 2-3/4″
Height: 2-1/8″
Parts: 148

Description
Lay down some rubber with this custom classic

When Stacey David, host of Speed TV’s “GearZ®”, soups up a car, it becomes one mean machine. This car is a late ’60s-style hot rod with so many mods you can hardly tell what the original ride was. David’s elbow grease and innovation turned this car into a full-throttle thrill ride with a front-end moon tank and a Weiand® 250 blower. This kit features a choice of 2 carburetor intakes, a replica Rat Roaster guitar, optional front fenders and Stacey David design decals.

 

1/25 Mickey Thompson’s Challenger I with figure Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4918

Overview
Skill Level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 9-1/2″
Width: 2-1/2″
Height: 1-1/2″
Parts: 186

Description
Achieving new heights in speed

In September of 1960, Mickey Thompson became the first American to go faster than 400 mph (644 km/h) on land. His quad V-8 powered Challenger I topped out at 406.6 mph (653 km/h) at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Mickey designed racers, set trends, beat records and won competitions in everything from drag racing to the Indianapolis 500 for sixty years. Kit features parts molded in white resin, four V-8 engines with transmissions,detailed tube chassis, removable body panels, rear parachute tube, soft black tires and Mickey Thompson figure.

 

Monogram 1/25 Willys Street Rod Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4909

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 6-1/2″
Width: 2-3/4″
Height: 2-1/2″
Parts: 100

Description
Authentic “Americar” hot rods

Because it was produced for less than five years and spare parts were scarce, Willys Americars became one of the most frequently modified cars in the U.S. Many hot rod enthusiasts began to improve upon the simple, light and cheap cars and soon Willys became the most popular hot rods around. The classic Willys street rod had a blown Hemi” engine and enlarged rear tires. This kit features a full street rod suspension and movable front wheel plus a detailed Hemi engine, modern interior and colorful hot rod decals.

 

1/25 Chevy® SSR™ Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4052

Overview
Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-3/4″
Width: 3-1/8″
Height: 2-3/8″
Parts: 105

Description
A sporty and sleek convertible pickup that will never let you down

The Chevy SSR is a unique vehicle that combines all the best elements of a muscle car, a convertible and a pickup into one seriously sweet ride. When the first model year came out it was a high-performance thrill with heavy-hauling capability, but GM didn’t stop there. Throughout the line’s three-year run, the SSR’s V-8 engine, drivetrain and appearance were continuously improved. After three years, the floundering car market caused the cancellation of the line. This kit features a retractable roof, detailed V-8 engine and separate bed cover.

 

1/24 ’53 Corvette® Roadster Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4057

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 6-3/4″
Width: 3″
Height: 2″
Parts: 92

Description
The distinctive convertible cruiser of the ’50s and ’60s

Own a replica of the Corvette that started it all-the ’53 Roadster! These sleek convertibles were an instant hit with the veterans of World War II. They were powered by “Blue Flame” straight six engines, giving them more power than any contemporary car. All that muscle turned the light two-seater into a rocket of a car. This kit features a detailed engine with choice of ’53 or ’54 intake system and a convertible top you can assemble in the up or down position.

 

1/25 ’66 Chevelle™ Station Wagon Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4054

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-7/8″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-1/2″
Parts: 125

Description
The kids have to go somewhere

In front of the “A” pillar, the ’66 Chevelle Station Wagon is all muscle car. It was built with the same engine and drive train as one of the most potent muscle cars in history, the Chevelle. But you have to put the kids somewhere. The station wagon’s designers stretched the two-door, four-seat car into a four-door, eight-seat wagon. Gone were the sport-spec performance and six packs, replaced by cargo capacity and diaper bags. This kit features a detailed Chevy® big block engine, custom wheels and color decals.

 

1/25 Royal ’66 Pontiac® GTO® w/ Figure Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4037

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8-1/4″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 114

Description
Real hot rod royalty

When GM® issued orders against involvement in auto racing, they sharply undercut their Pontiac line’s market. Fortunately for the muscle car world, Pontiac worked around these restrictions and developed the GTO. Royal Pontiac in Michigan sold hop-up packages that turned GTOs into speed demons capable of going zero to 60 in 4.6 seconds. The Royals were icons of the drag strip, and the mysterious tiger-suited driver of the GeeTO was the most famous of all. This kit features a pre-painted GeeTO Tiger figure, detailed engine and racing decals.

 

Monogram 1/24 Boot Hill Express Plastic Model Kit

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Product ID: 85-4999

Overview
Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 6-1/4″
Width: 3-1/4″
Height: 3-1/2″
Parts: 93

Description
If you’ve gotta go, you might as well get there fast

This seriously twisted kit is what you get when you combine a dragster with an exceptionally ornate hearse. The beautiful wood lines and ornamentation of a carriage merge with the sheer power of a fuel-injected engine to create the fastest death wagon out there. Without a doubt, this is one hearse that will make the dead stand up and take notice. Kit features a skeleton figure with tombstone, single piece frame with spring suspension and full engine with injection system.

 

 

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