News Revell sept-oct-nov-dec 2012: Cars

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1/25 ’68 Pontiac® Firebird® 400 Ram Air Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4905

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-5/8″
Width: 2-15/16″
Height: 2-1/16″
Parts: 113

Description
Run red hot.

This Pontiac Firebird is so hot it might just melt every other model off your shelf. Engineers at Pontiac designed a car with a 340 horsepower 6.6L V-8, then added inset hood scoops and extra air intakes on the engine so it would take longer to top out its rpm. Kit features molded white, red and clear resin with chrome detailing and soft black tires. Set also includes a Pontiac 400 c.i. Ram Air engine plus optional race engine parts, interior and authentic design graphics.

 

1/25 ’69 Dodge Charger Daytona Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4910

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8-7/8″
Width: 3-1/8″
Height: 2-3/8″
Parts: 149

Description
Built for speed and performance.

Dodge built the Charger Daytona with racing in mind. The original Chargers were already muscle cars but the engineers wanted something extra to make the Daytona a race winner. A nose-cap grill-cover made the car more aerodynamic, an added rear wing improved the car’s stability and a 440 Magnum engine ramped up its speed capabilities. Molded kit features white, clear and red resin with chrome detailing and soft black tires, detailed 440 Magnum engine, aerodynamic nose with photo-etched grill insert and authentic factory-stock detailing decals.

 

1/25 ’50 Oldsmobile™ Club Coupe 2 ‘n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4254

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-5/8″
Parts: 135

Description
Vintage American iron.

Designers at Oldsmobile intentionally overpowered the ’50 Club Coupe by dropping a V8 engine into a formerly V6 driven chassis. The resulting fast, light racer won 10 of the 19 NASCAR competitions in 1950. Versions of this popular car stayed in production until 1999. This kit features molded white and clear resin with chrome detailing and has soft tires, rear fender skirts, chrome trim rings, whitewall tires, and decals with factory stock markings. Frame comes separate from stock car racer interior for easy customization before installation.

 

Monogram 1/25 Dodge Viper RT/10 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4010

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7″
Width: 3-1/4″
Height: 1-7/8″
Parts: 78

Description
Putting the engine first.

A 400 horsepower aluminum-alloy V-10 engine shoots from 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97 km/h) in 4.6 seconds, with a 164 mph (264 km) top speed – that is power. When Chrysler® built the first RT/10 Vipers they left out all the superfluous items most cars carry, like windows and roofs, and focused on what was important, the engine. This scale model kit features the original Vipers in red, white, and transparent resin with chrome detailing. The model brings detail to life with brakes, suspension, side exhaust and factory detailing decals.

 

Ferrari SA Aperta Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7090

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 196 mm
Parts: 128

Description
The ultimate car for cruising around the Mediterranean

Eighty of these cars were produced to celebrate the 80th birthday of the designer, Pininfarina. This car was such a top performer that all 80 cars were sold before the launch date. Top speed on this sleek beast is 200 mph (325 km/h). This model reproduces, in faithful detail, the 670 horsepower engine, the leather interior and the exquisite body paneling. Kit features a detailed interior with dashboard and textured seats, movable hood, detailed 12 cylinder engine, movable wheels, steerable front axle and extensive decals with international markings.

 

Monogram 1/24 ’85 Camaro Z-28® Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4015

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 8-1/8″
Width: 3-3/8″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 48

Description
So fast the cops had to buy some to keep up

By 1985 Camaro was in its third generation and had established itself as a top performer. Z28 models incorporated hood louvers that opened at full throttle to give the 5.0 liter V-8 engine more power. An optional 215 horsepower engine launched the 3,000 lb (1,361 kg). body from 0 to 60 mph (96.6 km/h) in seven seconds. This scale version is a dream with a detailed interior, engine, suspension and more. Kit features parts molded in white and clear resin with chrome sections, soft black tires and factory stock decals.

 

Monogram 1/25 ’99 Mustang SVT Cobra Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4014

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-5/16″
Width: 3-1/8″
Height: 2-1/8″
Parts: 107

Description
Designed for the new millennium

Mustang completely rebuilt their line in ’94, but the approaching new millennium demanded many more changes. The ’99 had sleeker lines, the fuel system was more environmentally-friendly and it was the first Mustang with an independent rear suspension system. The ’99 kept the 1994’s 4.6-liter DOHC V-8 engine and tuned it to produce 320 horsepower. Kit features parts molded in white, red and clear resin with chrome details, detailed 4.6-liter DOHC V-8, detailed rear suspension, separate rear spoiler, factory stock decals and soft black tires.

 

1/25 ’67 Dodge Coronet Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4906

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-7/8″
Width: 2-7/8″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 113

Description
Ever seen an elephant run at 100 mph (160 km/h)?

Designed with V-8 engines and extra-long bodies, Coronets quickly picked up the “Funny Car” nickname when they were entered into NHRA® competitions. But there was nothing funny about their 426 cu. cm., 425 horsepower, 7.0L engines. These “elephant” engines gave the heavy Coronet all the power it needed to win in competitions, catapulting riders around at breakneck speeds. Luckily, they came with padded dashboards and seatbelts. Kit features molded white and clear resin parts with chrome details, a detailed 426 Hemi® engine, soft black tires and authentic Foose Design® decals.

 

Monogram 1/24 ’71 Plymouth GTX Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4016

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 8-1/4″
Width: 3-1/4″
Height: 2-3/16″
Parts: 70

Description
The gentleman’s muscle car.

The aggressive design and sleek lines of the Plymouth GTX made it a beauty, while its powerful 440 CID Wedge engine and “Six Pack” carburetor system made it a performance leader. With the largest of the engine options the GTX clocked impressive quarter-mile times in the low 14-second range. Kit features molded in white and clear resin with chrome detailing and soft black tires, re-positionable cold air intake scoop, “Six Pack” carburetor with cold air gasket, front chin spoilers, raised rear wing, and GTX decal markings.

 

1/25 1962 Corvette Roadster 2 ‘n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4277

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 6-3/4″
Width: 2-7/8″
Height: 2″
Parts: 148

Description
The pinnacle of Corvette convertible design

Relive the glory days of the iconic 1962 Corvette. With its distinctive looks and powerful engine, the original ‘vettes were a huge hit with WWII veterans looking for a thrill. The 340 horsepower engine of this car was sure to blow their hair back, after all the first generation Corvettes only came in convertible models. Kit features parts molded in white, red and clear resin with chrome details, a separate chassis, a chrome-plated windshield frame, custom soft black tires/wheels and factory decals.

 

Monogram 1/25 Dodge Ram VTS Pickup Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4017

Overview
Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-3/4″
Parts: 103

Description
It ain’t your gran’ mamma’s hay hauler

When Dodge introduced their first souped-up super truck in 1996, it blew people’s hair back… literally. And of course, that’s exactly what the designers expected when they lowered the frame, improved the suspension tuning and dropped in a V-10, 400 horsepower Viper engine. The result, although impractical, was impressive, with 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) acceleration times of less than five seconds and a top speed of over 150 mph (241 km/h). Kit features a detailed 8.0 liter V-10 engine and drivetrain, folding tailgate, separate tonneau cover and authentic VTS decals.

 

1/25 Sox & Martin ’67 Plymouth GTX Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4916

Overview
Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-1/8″
Parts: 103

Description
Winner of five NHRA Championships

Ronnie Sox and Buddy Martin were two racers with some of the highest win totals in drag racing. They toured the country in their modified ’67 Plymouth GTX winning races and visiting auto dealerships. In 1968 they won the Winter Nationals and the Spring Nationals while driving the car in this kit. Model is molded in white, transparent red and clear plastic with chrome details. Kit features detailed 426 CID Hemi with two four-barrel carburetors, separate hood scoop, Keystone mag wheels and decals with authentic racing graphics.

 

Monogram 1/24 ’92 Firebird® Formula Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4012

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 8″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 78

A light and rocket-fast super car

To get the most speed out of every drop of gasoline, the engineers at GM designed a car with their most aerodynamic shape ever. The 225 horsepower engine powering this Formula One racer allowed it to burn through a quarter mile (0.4 km) in 15 seconds. It didn’t take long for the classy ’92 Firebird to become a true dream ride. Kit features a detailed engine with Tuned-Port injection system, full interior detail, separate rear spoiler, with chrome plated details and decals with factory stock and custom graphics.

1/25 1957 Ford Custom 2 ‘n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4283

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-3/8″
Parts: 129

Custom cruising in a classic car

Drag racers loved the ’57 Ford Custom because it was a simple no-frills car that was easy to modify. Its long body and low-slung chassis made it perfect for short straight-course races. The exceptionally light 2-door model came with a 245 horsepower V-8 – more than enough power to boost the ’57 to victory after victory. With racing slicks, the Custom could beat most cars of the day in straight drag. Kit features drag racing slicks and suspension plus separate frame member and bench style front seat.

Monogram 1/24 ’87 Buick™ GNX Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4018

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 8-3/8″
Width: 2-7/8″
Height: 2-3/8″
Parts: 103

Performance that makes you feel like royalty

When most people think of performance cars they think of the big sporty names like Camaro or Corvette. For much of the 1980s, however, the Buick GNX consistently beat the Corvette and Camaro in quarter-mile times. Their turbo-charged V-6s produced 245 horsepower and could vault the GNX through a quarter mile in 13 seconds. After ’87 Buick got over their fast and loose phase and returned to making solid luxury coupes. Kit features a full suspension and longitudinal torque bar, plus full factory stock decals.

 

BMW Z8 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7080

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 184 mm
Parts: 69

Description
Classic styling with modern performance

Based on the classic style of the 1957 BMW 507, the BMW Z8 is the perfect blend of classic elegance, modern convenience and super-sport handling. This two-seater convertible is carried by a 4.9L V8 engine that powers the beast from 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.7 seconds. The top speed of this Autobahn-ready car was so high that BMW engineers electronically limited its max speed to 155 MPH (250 km/h). Kit features a removable soft top, detailed interior and authentic decals.

 

1/24 Ferrari 599 GTO Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4034

Overview
Skill Level 3
Scale: 1/24
Length: 7-1/2″
Width: 3-1/2″
Height: 2-1/8″
Parts: 129

Description
L.A. to New York in 12 hours

The Ferrari 599 GTO tops out at 208 mph (335 km/h), that’s over 300 feet (93 m) per second. Its 5999 cc V-12 engine provides more horsepower and more torque than the standard 599 and the GTO is lighter than the standard 599. Unfortunately for most of us, Ferrari is only making 599 of these cars and each sells for a price that would make an oil sheik blush. This 1/24 scale kit features a detailed V-12 GTO engine, six-speed transmission, open side and hood louvers and movable tires.

 

Monogram 1/24 ’64-1/2 Mustang Convertible Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4019

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 7-7/16″
Width: 2-3/4″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 89

Description
The very first pony car

When the first Mustang rolled into American dealerships it wasn’t just a new car, it was the herald of a complete cultural wildfire. Everyone suddenly wanted a powerful sports car and, since Ford had kept the cost so low, nearly anyone could get one. Within three months 100,000 cars had been sold. After eighteen months over a million were pulling American drivers at reckless speeds. It was the biggest revolution in automotive technology since the model T. Kit features an opening hood with V-8 engine, plus authentic factory stock decals.

Monogram 1/24 ’93 Mustang SVT Cobra Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4013

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 7-1/2″
Width: 3-1/16″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 81

Description
High-Performance 3 door hatchback.

Redefine performance with the 1/24 scale ’93 Mustang SVT Cobra. The scale replica of the 240 horsepower 5.0 liter engine shows you the power that vaulted the Cobra from 0 to 60 in six seconds. An authentic chassis molded from clear resin includes chrome plated parts and soft tires for a realistic look and feel. A separate instrument pod and driving lights let you custom-fit the Cobra’s details to your own desires. Model also includes authentic factory stock detailing decals to spruce up your model.

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