Sunday, February 4

Revell of Germany kits built up on display (also moving & lit up) in this month's new release preview

The new items from Revell of Germany this month include a very famous PT boat, A gaudy UNIMOG, Spitfires, F-16's Tigers, Half-tracks, a snub nosed Russian and a stripey red Cobra, Ohh that and two brilliant Technics kits with lights and working prop blades - We had our pick of them, showing you their built-up models in this month's new releases preview…

Revell of Germany kits in this month's new release preview

Patrol Torpedo Boat PT-109
1:72nd scale

length 341mm

number of parts146
Product number #05147
A model construction kit of probably the most famous Motor Torpedo Boats in the Pacific war, commanded by the later US President John F. Kennedy.

- Two-part hull
- Detailed superstructure
- Interior cabins
- 37 mm anti-tank gun on the foredeck
- Display stand
- Two paint schemes
Authentic representation of the following versions:
- PT-109, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 2, South Pacific, 2 August 1943, commanded by Lieutenant, junior grade (LTJG) John F. Kennedy
- PT-109, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 2, Tulagi Island, Solomon Islands, South Pacific, August 1942 - February 1943


Sd.Kfz. 7 (Late Production)
1:72nd scale

length 105 mm

number of parts 79
Product number #03263
A model construction kit of one of the most famous towing vehicles in the German Wehrmacht.
- Single piece injection moulded tracks to fold over
- Replica drivetrain
- A choice of open deck or tarpaulin cover
Authentic representation of the following versions:
- Artillerie-Regiment 21, 21. Luftwaffen-Felddivision, Heeresgruppe Kurland, Winter 1945
- Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 155, 21. Panzerdivision, Ardennen, Winter 1944



2010 Ford Shelby GT 500
1/25th scale

length 193mm

number of parts 116
Product number #07044
A model construction kit of this attractive retro design sports car with modern styling elements. The voluminous V8 engine delivers a whopping 540 bhp (397 kW).
- Multi-part engine
- Separate bonnet
- Rotatable wheels
- Decal set with various registration plates (USA, D, A, NL, B, F, GB, I, CH, RUS)



PzKpfw VI Ausf. H TIGER
1:72nd scale

Product number #03262
length 118mm
number of parts 180

 A model construction kit of that legendary German tank, the Tiger VI in the early configuration.
- Injection moulded tracks in sections
- Rotating turret
- Idler wheels of the earlier Tiger I
- Decal set for two versions of the Africa Corps


Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb
1:72nd scale
length 127 mm

wingspan 155mm
number of parts 42
A model reproduction of the Spitfire Mk. Vb with improved armament.
- Detailed cockpit
- Auxiliary fuel tanks
- Rotatable propeller
- Under-carriage
- Decal set for an RAF version



Lockheed Martin F-16 MLu 100th Anniversary
1:72nd scale
length 207mm

wingspan 143mm
number of parts 98

A model replica of an F-16Mlu belonging to No 1 Squadron of the Belgian Air Force based in Florennes to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
- Detailed cockpit
- Detailed main undercarriage
- Wing Tanks
Authentic representation of the following version:
- F-16AM Falcon FA-132 100 Years 1st Squadron - Stingers, Belgian Air Component - Florennes AB - 2017



Polikarpov I-16 type 24 Rata
1/32nd scale
Product number #03914

length 190mm
wingspan 281 mm
number of parts 115

A replica model of both fast and robust Soviet fighter aircraft, the I-16 Rata. It was the only Soviet fighter that was available in large numbers at that time of the war, and it provided valuable service until 1943.
- Detailed cockpit
- Separate aileron's
- Detailed radial engine
- Rotating propeller
- Detailed under-carriage
- Decal set for two versions



Mercedes-Benz U 1300 L Winterdienst
1/24th scale
Product number #07438

length 334mm
number of parts 246
This all-wheel-drive Unimog was used mainly in mountainous areas during winter as a snow plough and road gritting vehicle. Because it had high load carrying front axles it was fitted with a specially designed front-end snow plough. Its rear-mounted hopper held 3 m³ of spreading material which was distributed by the spreader plate at the rear.
- Schmidt snow plough, grit silo and spreader plate
- Opening cabin doors
- Cable-runs and chains
- Decal set (D, NL, A, CH)


VW Käfer 1951/1952 - Technik
1/16th scale
Product number #00450

length 259mm
number of parts 218
The success story of the Beetle, one of the most important vehicles in the history of the automobile, began with the VW Type 1. The modern oval rear window without a central strut is a typical characteristic of the 1951/1952 model.
- Electronic components individually designed for the construction kit can be immediately incorporated with comfortable plug connections
- LED's are used for the front lights, instrument panel, license plate lights, brake lights and the characteristic direction indicators
- A pre-programmed control unit reproduces realistic driving situations
- Battery box (4 x 1.5 V AA-Batteries, not included)
- A plastic model construction kit of the 1951/1952 VW Beetle with many details
- Comprehensive decal set including various registration plates (D, NL, GB, F, B, CH, I, A, DK)



Junkers Ju88 A-4 - Technik
1/32nd scale
length 453mm

wingspan 630mm
number of parts 380
The Ju 88 was one of the Luftwaffe's standard combat aircraft during the Second World War. The A-4 version was the most popular variant was characterised by its larger wing-span and uprated defensive armament.
- Electronic components individually designed for the construction kit can be immediately incorporated with comfortable plug connections
- LED's for navigation lights, landing lights and cockpit lighting
- Electric motor's for both propellers
- A pre-programmed control unit reproduces a realistic startup sequence
- Battery box (4 x 1.5 V AA-Batteries, not included)
- A plastic model construction kit of the Junkers Ju88 A-4 with many details
- Decal set for 2 Luftwaffe versions, the 4./KG 54 and one aircraft of the 3./Kü. Fl. Gr. 506
These new varied and pretty promising items will be available from Revell’s Distributors worldwide this month.