Chariot Mondfahrzeug

Testbericht des 1:72 Modells von Playing Mantis

Chariot Mondfahrzeug – Verschollen zwischen fremden Welten, 1:72 Modellbau Playing Mantis.

The Chariot moon rover from the movie „Lost in Space“ may be found at toy stores. The Fahrzeug can be used as a civilian transport or exploration vehicle. The model may be opened to fit crew Figuren inside. The Chariot is built like a snow mobil, it has very wide tracks which reduce the ground pressure. Appropriately weathered, the Fahrzeug makes a convincing spaceport shuttle. If the windows are painted over with camouflage colours the Fahrzeug looks like an armoured moon rover. Armoured window und firing port covers may be cut from plastic card or aluminum foil.

Technische Daten

  • Länge: 4320 mm
  • Breite: 2304 mm
  • Höhe: 3096 mm
  • Kettenlänge: 3600 mm
  • Spurweite: 576 mm
  • 4 Türen, Dachgepäckträger
  • Besatzung: Fahrer und 5 Passagiere


The model is ready to play, although it will need to be weathered significantly to remove the unrealistic showroom cleanliness. Add extra stowage to the roof rack, and add a cargo rack at the rear of the vehicle.

Metal chassis, plastic tracks und body.

Windows und window struts are cast in clear plastic. The struts should be painted in the body colour, to appear more realistic.

Plastic carpet rollers need to be removed from the chassis, otherwise the tracks will not touch the ground.

The cupola on the roof has no apparent purpose, it just looks good.

Kompatibel mit 1:76 und 1:72 scale Sci-Fi Figuren.

The local toy store is a good source of modern und science fiction equipment for the wargamer und collector. Many Figuren und vehicles can be used straight from the box, others may be converted or repainted to fit the modellers needs. The Chariot is a great find, it’s well worth the money.

Figuren und Fahrzeuge der Gegenwart