Italeri 1/24 Ford Escort Mk II RS 1800 Rally image

Italeri 1/24 Ford Escort Mk II RS 1800 Rally

Manufacturer: Italeri Product Code: 1-3655

1/24 Ford Escort Mk II RS 1800 Rally


Scale: 1/24


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Ford Escort RS1800 Monte Carlo 1979
The announcement of this kit was a popular one as there hasn’t been a plastic kit of the subject for several years since the last Revell release. Looking at the sprues, this is from the same basic ex-Esci tooling as that Revell release and so will be familiar to many. The shape of the car is good and there is a modestly detailed engine beneath the removable bonnet which offers scope for some extra personal touches. The decals are clearly printed and are for Hannu Mikkola’s fifth placed car from the Monte, although with the several previous releases of the kit, there are numerous other liveries available from Renaissance, Studio 27, DMC and others.

Ford Escort Mk2 RS1800 model by Italeri

Event: Monte Carlo, Rally
Drivers: Mikkola H, Hertz A
Sponsors: #5, Ford
Dates: 979
Race/Position: 5th