This Tameo white metal kit is a replica of a Lotus 79 Ford race car driven by Mario Andretti (finished 5th) in car #1 & Carlos Reutemann in car #2 at the 1979 Italian Grand Prix. Kit includes approximately 60 pieces w/decals and instructions. Photos of the actual car are shown still sealed in the clear plastic packaging and may not be clear. Kit must be completely assembled.
These kits are expressly designed and made to be easy to assemble. The intention is to offer a product that is also suitable for less experienced model makers or simply for those who wants to assemble a model quickly without sacrificing loyalty and quality. The kit is generally made up of around 60 parts, all casted in white metal, except for tyres that are made using real rubber. There are not parts made in photo etchings or even parts in micro turning process. A full colour instruction sheet is supplied with the kit, illustrating the step-by-step assembly. The kit includes a single decal transfer sheet as well.