from Hot Rods by Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
Model Kit Box Cover - 1993 re-issue
1960s Revell trade ad:
"Here's a unique new idea in specialty cars from the man who really made the
Bubble Top famous. It's zany, exciting, and imaginative... and just the kind of car that
your customers will really go for. The Surfite rides the crest of the current surfing
craze. The Surfite is already pre-sold with a successful publicity campaign to
your customers in the top car magazines. Here is a much talked about, eagerly anticipate
new concept, different because of the asymetrical design with unique short
wheelbase. The Surfite, a sho-and-go car, is complete with Austin 850 Side Winder engine
with chrome trim, surfboard, and chrome reverse wheels with rubber-like tires."
Constructed and Painted Model of Surfite.
Underside of Surfite Model.
Front View of Surfite Model.