Revell 85-4192 ’68 Volkswagen Beetle Model Car Kit 1:24 Scale 131-Piece Skill Level 4 Plastic Model Building Kit

(13 customer reviews)

$45.50

Last updated on February 23, 2024 6:40 am Details
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Description

  • This kit can be built with the steering wheel on the left or right side
  • Features include a detailed 1500 cc rear mounted engine with opening hood
  • Includes chrome plates parts and soft black tires
  • Includes waterslide decals and a paint guide
  • This model kit requires model glue for construction and paint for finishing – sold separately

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Additional information

Product Dimensions

10 x 7 x 5 inches

Item Weight

0.369 ounces

Domestic Shipping

Item can be shipped within U.S.

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Country of Origin

Poland

Item model number

85-4192

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer

No

Release date

March 23, 2022

Manufacturer

Revell

13 reviews for Revell 85-4192 ’68 Volkswagen Beetle Model Car Kit 1:24 Scale 131-Piece Skill Level 4 Plastic Model Building Kit

  1. Ween

    Gift

  2. mtaittsr

    I haven’t begun assembly yet. I do not see any problems with assembling.

  3. Quality Manager Guy

    This is not suitable for beginners!! The pieces all fit, except:
    -Mounting the side mirrors (no post/hole or tabs).
    -Front interior called “package shelf” made no sense in the diagram.
    -Some engine parts simply did not “line up”. Prepare to improvise!

    Tips:
    1. Prepare to use an Exact-o knife to trim parts. Some parts (tail lights, logo, trunk handles, door handles) are very small and tricky to hold. Small needlenose pliers worked for me.
    2. Some thin parts can easily break when you pull them from the “tree”. Be careful–use small snips (sidecutters) to remove them.
    3. Fit the parts together before you glue them. Figure out if they need special support while the glue sets. Model glue dries quickly and makes a mess if you try to adjust fits. Use a toothpick to add small dabs of glue on tiny parts!
    4. If you follow the instructions carefully, the front wheels will turn side-to-side (not connected to steering wheel).
    5. Don’t try to paint all parts at once. Don’t worry about matching all the color charts. It’s just a model! Give the interior a custom look!
    6. Remove paint or chrome where the parts are glued.
    7. Give the body a nice spray paint job of the color of your choice. I didn’t glue the body on, so I can put different “things” inside the car.
    8. Leave the windows out! They make it look toy-like, degrading the overall detailed look.

    Conclusion: I wouldn’t recommend this model for children under 10. It is fairly difficult because of the tiny delicate parts, but worth the effort. It would be a good team project with guidance from someone with some model building experience.

  4. Quality Manager Guy

    Perfect. The delivery said 3 weeks and the seller couldn’t guarantee it would make the date I wanted however it did! So happy with it and my partner loves it too!

  5. Oscar Bastarrachea Velázquez

    Models are a lot smaller and more expensive than when I was young. I owned a 1968 Beatle and that is why I purchased it. It will probably be harder to build now that the parts are smaller and I am older. It will be a fun little project for me and will bring back lots of old memories. Thanks :)))

  6. Vance001

    Well detailed bug model arrived on time very good thanks.

  7. K. Harl

    If you’re expecting an American 1968 VW kit, this isn’t it. Probably Euro version of the 68. American version had high back seats, larger rear lights and squared off bumpers. Quite a few differences from this model. But, it’s still a very nice kit. The engine detail is very good.

  8. Glenn Lane

    I like the kit!

  9. elijah studd

    I used this to make a custom body for my rc car and coukdnt be happier. The model was complex but fairly easy to get together. The hardest part was hunting down the right pieces by number

  10. Amazon Customer

    El modelo está muy detallado, el motivo de las 3 estrellas es que viene en color blanco, no en el tono azul que se ve en la ilustración de la caja, necesitas pegamento y si tiene un nivel intermedio para ensamblar, las piezas son todas en blanco, plateado y las llantas son de color negro, contiene hidro-calcomanias las cuales son un poco meticulosas de aplicar.

  11. Rodney Shade

    The media could not be loaded.

     Hard to put together. Instructions are to follow

  12. jango

    Perfect Model to use as the TV Show Hurbie the Love Bug

  13. Sarah Thibeau

    It was my first solomodei

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