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Jetsons' Capsule Car

Polar Lights Jetsons' Capsule Car Kit First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2014 Manufacturer Polar Lights
Subject Jetsons' Capsule Car Scale 1/25
Kit Number 0913 Primary Media Styrene
Pros Simple construction, fast build, pre-painted figures Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Basic MSRP (USD) $28.99

First Look

Jetsons' Capsule Car
Jetsons' Capsule Car
Jetsons' Capsule Car

Polar Lights has reissued another nice kit, the Jetsons' Capsule Car. Originally released about 10 years ago, this kit is a very quick build and features pre-painted figures of George and Astro. The original issue of the kit was titled 'Jetsons Spaceship' and featured pre-painted figures of George, Jane, Judy, Elroy, and Astro and that release sold out straight away. You can see a build review of that release here.

The kit is well-packaged with the clear dome safely bundled in bubble wrap and the two figures in their own protective packaging, You can see there isn't much more to this kit, so you'll probably spend more time painting this model though this really will look fine as-is.

If you're looking for a fun kit to help revisit your childhood or to interest a young modeler in a classic cartoon series, this is just the easy project you're looking for!

My sincere thanks to Round 2 Models for this review sample!