News Revell june-july 2011: Cars


Trabant 601 “G. Eigendorf” Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-8311

Scale: 1:32

The original car was equipped with the 1.1 litre VW engine built under license with the aid of Sachsenring Automobiltechnik and then took part in slalom races. Thanks to various tuning parts the capacity of this light 650 kg car was increased by 55 bhp to 100 bhp. In 1994 the 601 started as an outsider in the Trabant-Lada Racing Cup. Due to tire problems the 601 took 2nd place.

Model details:
– Finely and authentically printed
– Features an individually painted driver’s figure
– Compatible with all commercial track systems


1/25 ’62 Chevy® Impala™ SS™ Hardtop 2’n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4281

Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8-7/16″
Parts: 149

Two terrific ways to build the collectible classic.

The ’62 Impala SS was only the second Super Sport model, but it proved that drivers didn’t have to sacrifice style for peak performance. Options included a 409 cu. in. V-8 engine and an engine-turned aluminum panel to house the triple taillight assembly. Kit features a detailed 409 cu. in. V-8 with dual carbs, an optional custom air cleaner and finned valve covers. Also included are bucket seats, a choice of stock wheels and tires or custom wheels with low-profile tires, chrome-plated parts and decals with stock and custom graphics.


1/24 ’70 Plymouth Superbird Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4921

Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 9-1/4″
Parts: 65

Pure muscle, on and off the racetrack.

The 1970 Plymouth Superbird combined the power of a high-speed competition racer with the sleek, refined looks of the best-selling Road Runner. Although the Superbird wasn’t an initial success, its pure automotive muscle and limited production run have made it highly collectible. Kit features an opening hood with a detailed 440 “Six Pack” big-block V-8 engine, an aerodynamic wedge-shaped nose, a huge rear wing, soft black tires, chrome-plated parts and decals with stock markings and “race version” show car graphics.


Revell 1/24 ’70 Ford Boss Mustang 302

Product ID: 85-4943

Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 7-13/16″
Parts: 90

Take-charge, top-of-the-line performance.

Few cars are as revered for their performance as 1970’s Ford Mustang Boss 302. Built in response to 1969’s Trans-Am title-winning Camaro®, the “Boss” featured unique “hockey” stripes, a redesigned dual exhaust system and a 4.9L 302 cu. in. V-8 engine. Kit features a detailed 302 cu. in. engine with a choice of stock or “cross-boss” carb/manifold combination. Also includes a stylish hood scoop, a rear spoiler, window louvers, soft black tires, chrome-plated parts and authentic factory stock detailing decals.