I don't know (as I don't know the original).
I just bought it and some of the numbers engraved on the runnners
(like the recycling logo) are new.
The model is curbside and fairly simple. What I found strange is the
that all the openings (trunk, hood and doors) are molded separately but
have no hinges! And what good is an open hood when the kit has no
Thanks for your reply.
I've just noticed (D'oh!) that my Revell kit has all the sprues stamped
It has an engine, and an optional hardtop on the same sprue.
Interestingly, the opening trunk, hood and doors have no hinges. This
makes me think it might be the same kit, with parts missed out.
Italeri and Revell-Germany often share(d) parts/models.
AFAIK Italeri had taken over Protar's activities before the
passing of founder Tarquinio Provini.
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