News Revell sept-oct 2011: Cars

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NSU TT “Leo Rabus” Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-8314

Overview
Scale: 1:32

 

1/25 ’63 Corvette® Sting Ray® Coupe Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-1968

Overview
Skill Level: 1
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7″
Width: 2-3/4″
Height: 1-7/8″
Parts: 32

Description
A masterpiece of modern engineering.

The 1963 Sting Ray Coupe’s signature design was heavily influenced by the iconic Jaguar® E-Type sports car. The car’s distinctive pointed nose came from a more unusual source: the sleek Mako shark. The 1963 model was the first of five second-generation Corvette Sting Rays, which often command top-dollar bids at today’s auto auctions. Kit features a screw-on chassis, soft black tires, rolling wheels with metal axles, chrome-plated parts and colorful Peel ‘n Stick decals. Standard screwdriver required for final assembly.

 

1/25 ’59 Chevy® Impala™ Convertible 2 ‘n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4944

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8-3/4″
Width: 3-1/8″
Height: 1-7/8″
Parts: 157

Description
The ultimate classic cruiser.

The Chevrolet® Impala Convertible was completely redesigned for the 1959 model year. The end result became as much of a 1950s icon as Elvis Presley! Today, the ’59 Impala’s protruded tailfins and extended wheelbase remain popular with collectors. Kit features a detailed 348 cu. in. V-8 engine with three 2-barrel carburetors, a choice of “top up” or “top down” versions, whitewall tires, a spare tire kit, optional custom taillights, a tubular grille, spinner hubcaps, fender skirts, lake pipes, dual headlights and decals with colorful stock and custom graphics.

 

1/25 ’48 Ford Custom Coupe 3’n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4253

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-3/4″
Width: 3″
Height: 2-3/8″
Parts: 136

Description
Get creative with this custom-built classic.

The 1948 Ford was the company’s last model to be produced using a pre-WWII design. Distinctive “fat” fenders helped make it an instant favorite with custom builders, who tended to chop the top and add fade-away fenders and tunneled headlights. Kit features optional custom parts, four grilles with separate surrounds, two bumpers, two hubcaps, three taillights, two hoods, fade-away side panels, spotlights, fender skirts, plated metal exhaust tips, Tampo®-printed whitewall tires, chrome-plated parts and decals with colorful custom graphics.

 

VW Beetle 1951/52 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7461

Overview
Skill level: 5
Scale: 1:16
Length: 259 mm
Parts: 218

Description
Germany’s most impressive export.

The VW Beetle is, without a doubt, one of the most-exported, most-popular vehicles to emerge from the 20th century. Kit features a detailed one-piece body; a multi-part flat-four engine with ignition coil, air filter and carburetor; a detailed undercarriage and separate exhaust assembly; an independent wheel suspension; a movable front axle; an opening hood and trunk; a detailed dashboard with flower vase; a two-spoke steering wheel and sun visor; movable seats; passenger compartment; assorted chrome parts and extensive decals with multiple license plate options.

 

Ford T Model 1912 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7462

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:16
Length: 226 mm
Parts: 126

Description
Deliberately designed for simple operation and easy repair, the first Fords were efficient to a “T.” To keep production costs down, Ford only made the Model T available in black from 1914 until 1925. By the time the final Model T’s rolled off the assembly line in 1927, 15 million had been released. Kit features a large-sized chassis, multi-part bodywork, a three-part radiator, a textured multi-part roof, movable doors, textured seats, transverse leaf springs, steerable front wheels, rotating spoke wheels, six lamp sockets, extensive gilded chrome parts and authentic decals.

 

Phantom II Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7459

Overview
Skill level: 5
Scale: 1:16
Length: 345 mm
Parts: 179

Description
Live in the lap of luxury.

The 1934 Rolls-Royce® Phantom II Continental combined sophistication and luxury like no other car that came before it. Only 280 were ever produced, making them highly popular with today’s car collectors. Kit features multi-part bodywork with finely structured surfaces, a multi-part six-cylinder engine with separate cables, a detailed interior with an authentic dashboard, textured seats and a separate rear bench; an opening hood, opening doors, front/rear leaf springs, turning wheels, countless chrome parts (including the “Spirit of Ecstasy” grille), realistic rims and authentic decals.

 

Mercedes Benz 540K Convertible Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7001

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 213 mm
Parts: 111

Description
Automotive perfection, 1930s-style.

Many automotive experts regard the Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A to be the most perfect compressor-driven car of the 1930s. Its supercharged, 5.4L engine produced 180 hp, resulting in a top speed of 110 mph (170 km/h). The 540 K’s luxurious design made it a hit with racers and royalty alike! Kit features a detailed chassis, a detailed 8-cylinder engine with chrome inlet pipes, a chrome radiator, a choice of building the car open or closed, a detailed interior and dashboard panel, separate white-band tires, chrome spoked rims and decals.

 

Jaguar XK-E Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7291

Overview
Skill level: 4
Scale: 1:24

Description
The artfully designed ’60s icon.

Known as the E-Type in the United Kingdom, the Jaguar XK-E made its landmark debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 15th, 1961. The XK-E was an instant success, and as the decade progressed, its iconic stature only increased over time. An estimated 70,000+ E-Type Jaguars were sold around the world between 1961 and 1975. One has even become a popular tourist attraction at New York’s Museum of Modern Art�! Kit features a detailed, multi-part six-cylinder engine, a front end with multi-part tubular frame construction and an opening hood.

 

Audi R8 Spyder Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7094

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 185 mm
Parts: 126

Description
Pure adrenaline, with V-10 engine power.

Unveiled by Audi in 2009, the R8 Spyder combines the unforgettable sound of a 5.2L V-10 mid-mounted engine with exceptional driving characteristics. Features include a “soft-top” roof and the removal of the sideblade found on other models. Kit features a body with fine surface details, an opening hood with a detailed V-10 mid-mounted engine, a separate exhaust system, detailed wheel suspensions, a detailed interior with dashboard and structured seats, an optionally open sunroof, turning wheels, chrome rims and decals with international registration marks (D, NL, F, I, B and GB).

 

VW Golf Gti 16V Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7005

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:24
Length: 167 mm
Parts: 67

Description
The compact “Rabbit” returns!

Introduced in September of 1983, the second-generation Golf Mk2 combined the power of a sports car with the reliable features of an everyday transport. This 1980s kit reissue features a one-piece body with fine surface details, a detailed chassis with wheel suspension, a multi-part four-cylinder engine, an opening hood, a realistic interior with dashboard, an optional sunroof, a front grille with twin headlights and extensive decals with international markings (D, NL, F, CH, I, GB, S, A, DK and B).

 

Porsche Carrera RS Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-7004

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:25
Length: 174 mm
Parts: 84

Description
Every speed demon’s dream car.

The sleek, sporty Porsche Carrera RS 3.0 first rolled off the assembly lines in 1974. Power was provided by a K-Jetronic Bosch® fuel-injected engine, which produced an impressive 230 hp! Kit features a true-to-the-original chassis, a multi-part six-cylinder engine with a separate air filter, a multi-part Spartan interior with authentic dashboard, filigree shock absorbers and wheel suspension, a one-piece body, separate bumpers, a true-to-the-original rear spoiler, a separate hood, assorted chrome accent parts and decals with international markings (D, GB, F, NL, I, CH and B).

 

Monogram 1/32 Cobra Daytona Filipinetti Slot Car

Product ID: 85-4834

Overview
Scale: 1/32
Length: 5-5/16″
Width: 2″
Height: 1-1/2″

Description
The prized Le Mans racer returns!

As always, Shelby made a memorable impression upon spectators with their Daytona Coupe at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans. Campaigned by Scuderia Filipinetti, the #59 racer was decorated in a distinctive red-and-white color scheme especially for the race. Peter Harper and Peter Sutcliffe drove the Daytona Coupe until hour #10, when a blown engine disqualified them from the race. This collectible slot car features super-fine details, an authentically printed trim scheme, a painted driver figure and compatibility with all major commercial track set-ups.

 

1/24 ’40 Ford Custom Pickup Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4928

Overview
Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 7-11/16″
Width: 2-7/8″
Height: 2-3/4″
Parts: 104

Description
America’s love of Ford hot rods lives on.

The classic ’40 Ford pickup is as popular with car collectors today as it was with the public during its original release. One reason the ’40 is still a favorite is its characteristic V-shaped grille. This unique feature has made it an choice for custom-builders all over the world! Kit features a louvered hood, a detailed V-8 flathead engine with three carburetors and finned cylinder heads, a diamond-pleated interior, simulated wood bed rails, soft black tires, custom wheels, chrome-plated parts and decals with custom graphics.

 

1/25 2010 Ford Shelby GT500™ Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4938

Overview
Skill level: 2
Length: 7-1/2″
Width: 3-1/4″
Height: 2-1/4″
Parts: 117

 

1/25 Jungle Jim Vega NHRA® Funny Car Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4288

Overview
Skill Level: 3
Scale: 1/25
Length: 7-7/8″
Parts: 101

Description
A true, trend-setting superstar.

In the history of drag racing, there’s never been another driver quite like “Jungle Jim” Liberman. His trademark maneuver – driving backwards at 100 mph speeds following a burnout – always managed to entertain spectators each and every race. His flamboyant personality extended to the paint scheme on his cars, like this ’72 Vega Pro Stocker, which features a cartoon Jungle Jim sporting shades and flame-streaked hair. Kit features a one-piece tubular chassis, a flip-top Vega body, a replica blown fuel engine, narrow front tires, super-wide slicks, mag wheels and chrome-plated parts.

 

1/25 ’56 Chevy® Nomad® 2’n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4947

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/25
Length: 8-1/16″
Width: 2-3/4″
Height: 2″
Parts: 155

Description
The true traveler’s choice.

Like many Chevys that year, the ’56 Nomad had many design changes. Instead of recycling the ’55’s front end (which looked like a Ferrari®), Chevy modified the ’56 to include a full-width grille. A powerful V-8 engine helped make the Nomad a favorite of drivers everywhere. Today, the ’56 Nomad remains a popular attraction at auto shows all over the country! Kit features a highly detailed chassis, a detailed V-8 engine, a realistic interior, soft black tires, chrome-plated parts, optional large-diameter custom wheels, stock wheels and California-style custom graphic decals.

 

 

1/24 ’78 Pontiac® Firebird® 3’n 1 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-4927

Overview
Skill level: 2
Scale: 1/24
Length: 8-1/4″
Width: 3″
Height: 2″
Parts: 106

Description
The Bandit’s high-octane ride.

With its distinctive black paint scheme and gold accents, the 1978 Pontiac Firebird is one of the 1970s’ signature muscle cars. Pontiac boosted power by 10% compared to previous models, resulting in a whopping 220 hp rating. The car’s appearance in 1977’s “Smokey and the Bandit” contributed to its best-selling status. Kit features the choice between building a street machine, dragster or stock Firebird. Also features two highly detailed engine set-ups, soft black tires, chrome-plated parts, two wheel options and decals for street stock, street machine and competition versions.

 

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