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21 of the best revell model kits

Build, paint and create with these classic Revell model kits! We've included everything from traditional kits to Revell's newest releases.

Revell 07051 McLaren 570S Model Kit
Published: March 1, 2022 at 10:31 am
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Revell is an established and respected name in the model kit world. Best known for their vehicle, motorcycle, and aircraft kits, Revell created beautiful model kits that we simply adore. They're renowned for their intricate constructs and realistic structures. Loved by people of all ages, these kits make great presents or weekend activities for those of you who love detail.

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Although the company is based in Germany, there are plenty of places both online and instore where you can pick up the latest Revell model kits. Hobbycraft sells kits both online and instore. You can also buy kits from Amazon, Ebay, and Revell.com.

To help you find the perfect kit for you we've rounded up 21 Revell model kits that are suitable for all different skill levels. Revell uses a skill rating of level 1-5. If you're completely new to model building and are over 16 we'd recommend buying a level 3 kit, to begin with. For experienced model makers levels, 4 and 5 are suitable, for very small children you'll need a level 1 kit. We've included the number of pieces and skill rating for each of these kits to find one which suits your needs. We've also categorized our kits into general Revell model kits, car kits, motorcycle kits, and Star Wars kits.

If you enjoy these Revell kits and are after more construction kits then you've come to the right place. Check out our Airfix kits and models and our lego sets for adults. But for now, it's time to find you a Revell model kit!

The best Revell model kits

1. Bismarck model kit

Revell 05040 Bismarck Model Kit
  • Pieces: 659
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Model makers up for a challenge

This is one of the biggest Revell kits on the market. There's over 600 pieces that are necessary if you want to recreate the incredible detail on this ship. The Bismarck had a trial phase Baltic Sea in autumn 1940 and May 1941. This kit recreates the ship's famous gun turrets, ackack guns, searchlights, and more. Not only can you recreate the ships war features but you can also create the additional fighters which were housed on the ship. You can build two Arado 196 Seaplanes complete glass cockpits using the pieces inside. Once you've finished constructing and painting your model you can keep it safe on the display stand provided.

2. Supermarine Spitfire kit

Revell 03986 Supermarine SPITFIRE
  • Pieces: 115
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Those looking to up their model making game

Although this kit is rated level 5, many reviews say it's a straightforward and satisfying make. Construct your own Spitfire plane and paint every detail. The cockpit is beautifully intricate and textured. We think this Revell kit would make a great Christmas or birthday gift.

3. Chinook model kit

Revell Chinook kit
  • Pieces: 209 
  • Level: 4
  • Suitable for ages: 12+
  • Great for: History buffs! 

The infamous Chinook which was flown by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment has been turned into a model kit! The structured design and detailed rotor head will provide hours of building and painting fun. You can buy this kit with our without paint and a paintbrush.

4. Camper model kit

Revell RV07674 07674 VW T1 Camper Model kit
  • Pieces: 170
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Happy campers

Make all your camping dreams come true with this cool VW campervan kit. Inside the camper, there's loads of small touches that make this kit extra special. There's a steering wheel, cool box, seats and storage. The kit has plenty of extra parts inside to allow you to customize your camper how you wish.  M101 Price Comparison: Revell RV07674 07674 VW T1 Camper Model kit

5. Apollo Saturn model kit

Revell 1:144 Apollo Saturn V Model Kit
  • Pieces: 82
  • Level: 4
  • Suitable for ages: 12+
  • Great for: Modern model makers who want to try something different 

Revell kits were traditionally vehicles and boats but now they've taken off into space! Build the US Apollo Saturn with this hyper-realistic kit. Everything is detailed from the 5 thruster nozzles to the 3 figures watching the takeoff.

6. London Bus plastic kit

Revell 1-24 Scale London Bus Plastic Kit
  • Pieces: 391
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Traditional model makers 

We love this classic London bus kit. It's extremely detailed with 72 seats, a moveable bonnet, and rotating tires. Everything from the advertising on the outside to the engine of the bus is crafted with precision giving it a truly realistic feel. Due to the number of small parts and level rating this kit isn't suitable for beginners.

7. W.O.T. 6 model kit

Revell RV03282 03282 3282 1-35 W.O.T. 6 Plastic Model Kit
  • Pieces: 283
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Army enthusiasts 

Create your own authentic Fordson W.O.T.6 which was used by the 7th Armoured Division "Desert Rats Royal". Instructions, photo-etched parts and decals are included. This is a detailed Revell kit and isn't suitable for beginners.

8. Victory model kit

Revell 05408 H.M.S. Victory Model Kit
  • Pieces: 269
  • Level: 4
  • Suitable for ages: 12+
  • Great for: Advanced model kit makers 

With 269 pieces this Revell kit is designed for advanced model makers. Recreate the iconic HMS Victory with realistic replicas of its greatest features. Details include decorated bow, shrouds, sails, rigging and much more.

9. Tank model kit

Revell RV03323 Plastic Model kit, Unpainted
  • Pieces: 71 
  • Level: 4
  • Suitable for ages: 12+
  • Great for: History buffs! 

This Revell kit is super affordable and one of the cheapest ones we've found. The kit includes 71 pieces for you to build, paint and turn into this M24 Chaffee tank.
M101 Price Comparison: Revell RV03323 Plastic Model kit, Unpainted

10. Junior Revell ambulance kit

evell 00806 Junior Kit Ambulance Toy
  • Pieces: 34 
  • Level: 1
  • Suitable for ages: 4+
  • Great for: Parents wanting to build with their kids 

Help your kids assemble their own ambulance with this Revell Juniors kit. Encouraging them to build their own toys is great for improving their cognitive and motor skills. Once they've finished building they can add the finishing with the stickers and start playing!

Revell model car kits

11. McLaren 570S model kit

Revell 07051 McLaren 570S Model Kit
  • Pieces: 106 
  • Level: 3
  • Suitable for ages: 10+
  • Great for: Lovers of F1 

This Revell kit is perfect for beginners and lovers of the F1! Construct a classic McLaren car that's complete with multiple plates. You can also choose to build the car doors open or closed. It's one of the smaller pieced kits in our collection making it a fabulous stocking filler.

12. Revell Shelby Cobra kit

Revell RV07669 '62 Shelby Cobra 289 Model Kit
  • Pieces: 119
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Fans of classic car 

Take a step back in time with this Cobra 289 racing car. This Revell kit is a complex build that adds to its high detail and realistic parts. You can open the bonnet and marvel at the intricate engine inside.

13. Junior racing car kit

Revell 00809 Junior Kit Racing Car Toy
  • Pieces: 21
  • Level: 1
  • Suitable for ages: 4+
  • Great for: Kids 

This simple Revell kit is perfect for little racers. It's a super easy build and perfect for parent-child bonding time. It also includes fun stickers for your kid to decorate the car with. You can also buy figures for your kids to play with and put in the car.

14. Audi model kit

Revell 07057 Audi R8 Model Kit
  • Pieces: 106
  • Level: 4
  • Suitable for ages: 12+
  • Great for: those who want a weekend build

If you know someone lucky enough to have an Audi then we think this would make a wonderful gift. This level 4 Revell kit is based on the Audi R8 - a beautiful and popular model. The kit has faithfully reproduced much of the car's bodywork, interior, and engine. Everything from the movable steering wheel to the miniature Sat Nav is expertly produced.

Revell motorcycle model kits

15. Honda CBX model kit

Revell GmbH 07939 Honda CBX 400 F Plastic Model Kit, White, 1-12
  • Pieces: 106
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 4+
  • Great for: Vintage motorcyclists

Construct this sleek Honda CBX with this motorcycle model kit. As well as the parts, the kit comes with multilingual instructions manal making it accessible for a worldwide audience. It is a fiddly build though so we wouldn't recommend beginners making this motorcycle.

16. Yamaha 250 bike kit

REVELL 1:12 YAMAHA 250 DT 1 MODEL KIT
  • Pieces: 61
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: Dirt bike lovers 

Go off-road with this Yamaha dirt motorcycle from Revell. The bike's working wheels, branded bodywork and detailed engine make this kit a joy to build. Remember to buy your paints and glue too as these aren't included in the kit.

17. US touring bike model kit

Revell RV07937 Model Kit
  • Pieces: 163
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: American motorcyclists

Build your own cruiser bike in the classic American style with this kit. It's great for Revell enthusiasts who want to bike something different from the traditional motorcycle kit. It will make the perfect addition to your collection and look sleek when mounted and displayed.

Revell star wars model kits

18. Darth Vader’s Tie Fighter

Darth Vader’s Tie Fighter
  • Pieces: 21
  • Level: 3
  • Suitable for ages: 10+
  • Great for: budget-friendly making 

Strike fear into the heart of your enemies with this Star Wars Revell kit! Construct Darth Vader's Tie Fighter with this easy, affordable kit. This kit is also perfect for building with kids if you have mini Star Wars fans.

19. The Mandalorian Razor Crest model kit

The Mandalorian Razor Crest model kit
  • Pieces: 101
  • Level: 3
  • Suitable for ages: 10+
  • Great for: New Star Wars fans

If you're a fan of Disney's The Mandalorian then you'll love building this Revell kit. The kit includes all the parts to recreate the Razor Crest ship in great detail. You'll build everything from Din Djarins' gunship to the ship's weaponry. Check out our baby Yoda crochet patterns for more fun Star Wars crafts.

20. Han Solo Millennium Falcon model kit

Revell 06718 Star Wars Han Solo Millennium Falcon, Multi Colour, 1-72 Scale
  • Pieces: 52
  • Level: 3
  • Suitable for ages: 10+
  • Great for: Old school Star Wars fans 

Is there any ship more iconic than Han Solo's Millennium Falcon? We think not. Day one Star Wars fans will love this big build and it would make the perfect gift. It even comes with mini Han Solo and Chewbacca figures! Make sure you also check out our Star Wars cross stitch kits and patterns!

21. Imperial Star Destroyer model kit

Revell RV00456 Technik 1-2700-Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer Plastic Model kit, White
  • Pieces: 91
  • Level: 5
  • Suitable for ages: 14+
  • Great for: A complex Star Wars build

For those of you wanting a challenge, this Imperial Star Destroyer kit is the one for you. Not only is it highly intricate but it has working light and sound, adding to the overall impressive build. Star Wars fans can spend hours pouring over this incredible kit which is why we think it would make a very special gift.

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We hope you've enjoyed our Revell model kits round up! If you're looking for more fun kits then check out our best Lego Duplo Sets for Toddlers article as well as our best craft kits for adults.

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Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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