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This is a scale model kit to be assembled by an adult; it includes all the parts as indicated but it does not include glue or paints, which can also be purchased separately at SpotModel!.
A true classic of the American roads, again available at 1/24 scale from Revell. The kit includes the fully detailed 6-cylinder engine, with the possibility of choosing between the 1953 or 1954 version, chrome parts, operating bonnet... and much more.

Additional details for the Chevrolet Corvette Roadster car scale model kit:
  • Manufactured by Revell in 1/24 scale with reference REV07718 (also listed as 4009803077185 and 07718).
  • Recreation of the vehicle in 1953 and 1954.
  • Includes plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions.
  • Package measures 215 mm x 355 mm x 65 mm (width x depth x height), weighting 330 g.
  • Box barcode 4009803077185 (GTIN/EAN)
  • Featured in newsletter 599.

The 1953 Chevrolet Corvette is the first of a whole mythical saga, but it is curious that even Chevrolet itself recognizes that the first Corvette was produced hastily. The model had been presented on January 17, 1953 at the Motorama, and after a gestation period of only seven months, it began to be assembled on June 30, 1953 at the Flint factory in Michigan.

That first Corvette, of which 300 were built in 1953, were poorly built, plus they were all the same, white with a black top and red-trimmed interior. The engine used was the 6-cylinder Blue Flame also used in the brand's sedans, although with power increased to 150 CV instead of the usual 105 CV of those. The gearbox was a two-speed automatic Power Glide, the only one of the brand capable of managing the power of the engine.

The Corvette was the response of the first world automobile manufacturer of those times to the growing interest in sports cars such as the MG TD and TF, the Jaguar XK 120 or the Porsche 356, imported in growing numbers in the US market. And that growing interest was reflected as soon as the Corvette's release on the market was announced, with more than 20,000 purchase requests received.

In 1954 the Corvette continued without major changes, although production had been moved to Saint-Louis, with 3,640 being built that year. The biggest change was that the Corvettes were no longer all exclusively white, other colors such as red, sky blue or black being available, now also with a beige hood.

Among Corvette owners themselves, its exterior styling, engine performance and power, and its handling qualities and stability were its most praised characteristics, while its water and air leaks, the construction of its hood, complicated to fit with an operation that could take up to 5 minutes, and the bonnet seal were its most criticized features.

When 1955 arrived, only 700 were manufactured. They kept the same bodywork, but the changes included a 12V electrical installation and, above all, the possibility of mounting a three-speed manual gearbox and the new Chevrolet V8 engine, a 4.3 195 CV version that was offered together with the 155 CV 6-cylinder version with the 6V electrical system.

It wasn't until 1956 that significant improvements and tweaks were introduced, followed by many more before the appearance of the second Corvette series in 1963.

SpotModel recommends this product exclusively for experienced professional modellers and collectors. Take appropriate precautions as this product is not a toy, it can be toxic and/or dangerous. Keep away from children. Use is not allowed for children under 14 years.

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The German brand Revell has a wide range of civil scale models that covers any category, from classics to the most modern DTM cars, all of them in plastic and mainly in 1/24 scale. Their models are available for a limited time, so don't think about it too much or you will miss that model you want so much.
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Image 1: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)Image 2: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)Image 3: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)Image 4: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)Image 5: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)Image 6: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)Image 7: Chevrolet Corvette Roadster -  1953 and 1954 | Car scale model kit in 1/24 scale manufactured by Revell (ref. REV07718, also 4009803077185 and 07718)