At San Diego Comic-Con next week, Moebius Models will be unveiling a test model for their second Star Trek release, the USS Kelvin from the 2009 Star Trek movie. Moebius has provided us with details and images of the model, due in stores later this year.
In a battle with the time-traveling Romulan ship Narada, the USS Kelvin (NCC-0514), under the control of Lt. Commander George Kirk, was heroically sacrificed to save the crew, including the newly born James T. Kirk. This memorable encounter has made the ship a fan favorite, and it also lends its name to the subsequently created “Kelvin timeline” of movies. And with Chris Hemsworth set to return for Star Trek 4, it’s possible we will be seeing the ship again.
Measuring 11 inches long and 7 inches wide, the U.S.S. Kelvin model kit from Moebius is based on actual digital visual effects files. This skill-level 3 kit includes clear engine details and deflector dish, as well as a Starfleet registry plaque display base.
The kit also includes decals and a full-color instruction booklet, including detailed painting tips. Packaging features box art by noted Star Trek production illustrator, John Eaves.
The 1/1000 scale styrene model kit includes a total of 58 parts and requires paint and cement for assembly (sold separately). The Moebius USS Kelvin has a retail price of $59.99 and will be available in the fourth quarter of 2018. You can pre-order the Moebius USS Franklin model kit at Entertainment Earth.
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As a premier manufacturer of specialty model kits, Moebius Models has the pop culture world covered, from nostalgic gems like Lost in Space and Batman the Classic TV Series to modern blockbusters like Batman v. Superman and Star Trek Beyond. For more info, visit their official site at moebiusmodels.com.