Thursday, February 6

Italeri's five releases for February in our preview...

We are already seeing some new and some re-boxings of kits from Italeri in February releases from Italy. See what's new, and those you thought you may have seen before in different clothing and colour choices in our preview...

Italeri's February items on sale now...

SCANIA Streamline 143H 6x2
Kit No #3944
Model Dim.: 28,0 cm
Box Dim.: 373 x 241 x 96 mm
Price: € 58
Product Link on the Italeri Website
The Scania R143H 6x2 was a powerful and reliable truck used to perform transportation duties on medium and long-range. This version was equipped with a V8 engine, characterized by its low fuel consumption and its high efficiency. The cabin, with its rounded shape, was designed to provide the highest level of the safety at those time and tested in the wind tunnel to reduce the airflow impact. 

A decal sheet is supplied to really brighten up your rig...
Commercial effectiveness and great reliability have immediately made the Scania truck a point of reference on the market, achieving good sales success all over the World.

Kit No #1414
1/72nd Scale 
Model Dim.: 26,5 cm
Box Dim.: 345 x 242 x 48 mm
Price: € 23
The American supersonic twin-engine Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the icon of the U.S. Navy fighter squadrons during the ‘80s and ‘90s. it was characterized by the adoption of the variable-sweep wing,  the twin-tail and the tandem two-seat cabin. The “Tomcat” provided impressive operational performance. Thanks to its two General Electric Afterburning turbofans it was able to reach the max speed of Mach 2.34. 

The kit features:
- Original Moulds From Esci 
- Recessed Panel Lines
- Super Decal Sheet For 4 Versions in Iranian & US Navy Versions
It was armed with a 20 mm M61 Vulcan rotating gun and it could use, in addition to the more conventional AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow, the AIM-54 Phoenix radar-guided long-range missiles. The F-14 entered in service during the ‘70s, replacing the F-4 Phantom II to perform air superiority duties. During its operational career, it participated in a lot of military operations from the Gulf of Sirte crisis to the Iraq War.

Range Rover Classic
1/24th scale
Kit No #3644
Model Dim.: 18,5 cm
Box Dim.: 373 x 241 x 60 mm
Price: € 34
The Range Rover Classic can be considered a milestone in the history of off-road vehicles. It was produced in numerous variants and versions from 1970 to 1996. It was the first vehicle produced under the "Range Rover" brand and from 1981 it was available in the two- or four-door version. 

Licence plate decals for at least ten vehicles are included
Thanks to its 4x4 traction and its sturdy structure, simple for construction but very reliable, the Range Rover was able to achieve very good off-road performances. The vehicle was able to obtain, very soon, good commercial success all over the World. The Range Rover, furthermore, was widely used by bodybuilders to create numerous special versions able to satisfy all types of needs. Continuously improved, during its career, in terms of engines, mechanical feature, interiors and details, it has always kept its role of “off-road” and “made in England” icon. 

Kit No #6574  
1/35th Scale
Model Dim.: 26,8 cm
Box Dim.: 373 x 241 x 60 mm
Price: € 30
The self-propelled guns of the M-110 series have represented, for many years, the backbone of the field artillery of the United States Army. They were also largely used by the American Allied Countries.  It entered service in the ‘60s but thanks to the improvements made in 1977 on the M-110 A1 version, it acquired improved operational efficiency. The M-110 A1 was armed with the new 203 mm long-range M201 gun able to use a wide range of ammunition. 

Kit features
- New Gluable Rubber Tracks 
- Colour Instructions Sheet
- Decal For 4 Versions 
The project was characterized by an excellent mix in terms of firepower and mobility thanks to its reliable chassis (the same of the M-107). The M-110 A1 was deployed in the division artillery to perform tasks as general support, counter-battery fire and suppression of enemy positions. It was widely used during the conflict in Lebanon and during the first Gulf war.

Kit #2797
1/48th scale
Model Dim.: 19,5 cm
Box Dim.: 373 x 241 x 60 mm
Price: € 29.00
The LTV A-7 Corsair II was designed and implemented in the first half of the 1960s to satisfy the specific United States Navy request to have a new carrier-capable light attack aircraft able to replace the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk and the piston-powered Douglas A-1 Skyraider. It was directly developed by the fighter Vought F-8 Crusade airframe. The A-7 was characterised by the large frontal air intake under tha cabin, by the 35° foldable swept wing to optimize the use and the storage on the aircraft carriers flight decks and by the adoption of a modern Head-up-Display to enhance the operational effectiveness.  

- Kit Features:
- Originals Moulds From Esci 
- Super Decals Sheet For 4 Versions

Thanks to its underwing hardpoints the A-7 was able to carry an impressive offensive load based on conventional bombs, guided bombs as the Paveway and air-to-surface missiles. The A-7E was the last version produced for the U.S Navy with improved operational capabilities and the possibility to use the Harpoon anti-ship missiles and the AGM-88 HARM anti-radiation missiles

These new kits are now for sale from Italeri directly from their website or from their distributors worldwide