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Revell Germany released this plastic kit approximately 20 years ago. Probably it was based on an older Monogram metal kit. I built my model 15 or 20 years ago.
The Revell kit is rather simple and indeed it seems to be designed decades ago. Nevertheless details and fit are quite good and the surface of the chromed parts is outstanding. The designers of the kit were wise enough to avoid unrealistic plastic "wire" wheels but replicated solid steel wheels with chromed hub caps which were the standard wheels of the XK 120.
Nevertheless I find real wire wheels more attractive so I made a set of real wire wheels myself. Wire wheels were an optional extra for the non-SE versions.
I mixed a paint that (hopefully) matches the standard XK 120 colour "Bronze". Black interior trim was not standard but was available to special order.
The Revell kit offers fair quality at a favourable price and last but not least it makes a nice model of a milestone in sports car history.
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