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Revell Germany Plastic Kits 1/24 Set Vw T1 Samba Bus

Scale: 1/24

$84.95 each

Shipped from Ontario Canada

3 in stock


The origin of all of todays vans and transporters can be traced back to the panel truck used for in-plant transport at Volkswagens Wolfsburg plant in the late 1940s, which inspired Dutch importer Ben Pon to come up with an idea for a transport vehicle. VW developed several prototypes for a spacious vehicle suitable for transport purposes in the late 1940s. Since none of the initially desired names could be used without restriction, the new vehicle class was given the name Transporter. The first-generation Transporter went into series production on March 8, 1950. The vehicle, with its typical V-shaped front end and split windshield, was available in various versions, including a minibus. The technology was based on that of the Volkswagen Type 1, the so-called Beetle, so the T1 had an air-cooled four-cylinder boxer engine. The output of the reliable rear engine with a displacement of 1.2 liters increased to 34 hp from 1961. The luxury version of the minibus, the nine-seater special model, is still called the Samba Bus today and spreads an unmistakable automotive charm with oval skylights, very comfortable seats, with a folding roof as well as very many chrome parts. Thanks to all movable doors, the kit allows a deep insight into the spacious interior. According to the great demand also in the USA, either the European or American version can be built.

Model details:

  • multi-part body
  • detailed interior with dashboard and seats
  • movable doors and tailgate
  • movable front wheel steering
  • roof can be built either closed or with folding roof pushed together
  • engine replica
  • rotating wheels
  • European and American bumper designs
  • chromed hubcaps, door handles, windshield wipers and chromed front emblem
  • authentic decals with decorative stripes and various license plates (D, NL, F, GB and USA)
  • Warnings!

    Caution. Not suitable for children under 8 years. Solvent-based glue (contains n-butyl acetate, 12.5 g) and water-soluble paints included. Glue bottle with functional, sharp tip! Keep under lock and key. Liquid and vapor flammable. May cause drowsiness and dizziness. Dispose of in accordance with local / regional / national / international regulations. Use under adult supervision. Read and follow instructions before use with your child and keep ready for reference.



    ATTENTION. Not suitable for children under the age of 8.
    Contains solvent-based adhesives (12,5 g) and water-soluble paints. Pin of glue with functional sharp point! Flammable liquid and vapour. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations. To be used only under the surveillance of adults. Read the user manual together with your child before use, observe the instructions contained therein and keep the manual close at hand. Contains: n-Butylacetat CAS 123-86-4 For USA only: WARNING!Not suitable for children under 3 years. Small Parts. Choking hazard.Flammable Liquid and vapour. May drowsiness or dizziness. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid breathing vapors. Do not ingest. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. If swallowed, contact Poison control Center, physician or emergency room. Do not induce vomiting. After inhalation, remove person to fresh air. If required, rinse, provide artificial respiration. Consult a doctor if symptoms persist. After eye contact, rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor. After skin contact, immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor. Call Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.

    Scale: 1:24

    Age: 14+

    Number of parts: 173

    Length: 181 mm

    Skill Level: 5

    By: Revell Germany Plastic Kits

    Added: 2022-11-06

    SKU: GRA-RVG 67399

    Category: Model Kits