The Revell 1/25 scale ’70 Ford Torino GT is a wonderful kit with very little flash to be cleaned. The engine fits together very well, and the kit gives you two sets of valve covers and two different air filters. I chose the Lynx-type filter for its lower profile. The very nice chassis has separate suspension components and exhaust pipes. I replaced the kit exhaust extensions with aluminum tubing. The kit even comes with a set of slapper bars.
The interior has separate side panels, seats, and console. This is way all kits should be made! Each component features excellent engraving that just screams for extra detailing.
Moving on to the body, there are only two mold lines along the roof sides; although, I forgot to clean them up. I had fitment issues with the rear panel. I ended up shaving some styrene off the chassis, and I was able to make the panel fit pretty well. The kit comes with side stripe decals in a variety of colors. I painted the body with House of Kolor Lime Gold Kandy over Lapis Blue, and then I shot Nason 2K clear coat over everything.
This is a really cool kit to work on, and Revell needs to be commended for their craftsmanship. I’d certainly recommend it.
My thanks to Revell for providing a copy of their Torino for review, and my thanks also go to IPMS/USA for allowing me to review this kit.
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