Fans of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours race may welcome this re-release of a 1970s product, reviewed here by CHRIS CLIFFORD.


If you’re embarking on building race cars as part of the hobby – Porsches in particular – it’s worth considering Italeri’s re-boxing of Nitto’s 1/24 Carrera RSR Turbo, first tooled in 1976. It was reissued by ESCI/ERTL in the 1980s-90s, but now it’s re-released as item 3625 by Italeri, which adds a stunning decal sheet for the silver cars #21 and #22 of the Martini Racing Team at 1974’s Le Mans. Car #22 finished second overall that year, but a broken crankshaft forced #21 out of the race in its seventh hour.

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