Fast, armed, armoured and amphibious, the Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle (SPV) is Spectrum’s major earth-bound combat force. A ten-wheeled, two seater, bullet-proof vehicle powered by hydrogeneric electrical fuel cells and capable of speeds over 200mph (322kmph). When used amphibiously the SPV’s wheels retract upwards into the body of the vehicle. Fitted with twin tank tracks which enable it to climb all but vertical obstacles when raised in an upright position. The SPV’s armament consists of laser cannons, ground-to-air-missiles and electro ray cannons- the only truly effective Mysteron weapon.
The Rhino is Spectrum’s heavy duty armoured attack vehicle. It is capable of high speeds with the help of two ram air booster jets, variable height ride for off road travel and extensive manoeuvrability through its multi-wheel steering system. Armed with extendable front and rear battering rams, two front mounted twin cannons, piercing missiles, harpoon guns and magnetic clamp guns- the ultimate machine in the fight against evil.
Stunning set of 2 die-cast vehicles; Remarkable details; with rear track; opening hatch; seated figure; Brand new; Unopened in Orginal box.
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Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, often referred to as Captain Scarlet, is a 1960s British science-fiction television series produced by the Century 21 Productions company of Gerryand Sylvia Anderson, John Read and Reg Hill. First broadcast on ATV Midlands between September 1967 and May 1968, it has since been transmitted in more than 40 other countries, including the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Combined withscale model special effects, characters are presented as marionette puppets in a filming technique that the Andersons dubbed “Supermarionation“, a technology that incorporated internal solenoid motors as a means of producing mouth movements synchronised with pre-recorded dialogue.
Set in 2068,[e 1] the series charts the hostilities between Earth and a race of Martians known as the Mysterons. After a misunderstanding results in human astronauts destroying their base, the vengeful Mysterons declare war on Earth,[e 1] initiating a succession of reprisal attacks that are countered by Spectrum, an international security organisation. Spectrum boasts the remarkable abilities of its top agent, Captain Scarlet, who comes to possess the Mysteron healing power of “retro-metabolism”. This ability to return to life, even after suffering fatal injuries, essentially makes Scarlet “indestructible”. (from Wikipedia)
Colonel White – Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Spectrum Organisation. He is English and highly educated with First class Honours in Computer Science & Navigation. He served with the World Navy and gained admiration and acclaim for his daring escapades, coolness under pressure and fine leadership. As a ‘cover-up’ story his retirement has been announced but in fact he has taken up commandership of Spectrum.
Excellent figure ; Rare; Carded.
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The year is 2068… The Mysterons… sworn enemies of Earth; possessing the ability to recreate an exact likeness of an object or person. But first they must destroy. Leading the fight is one man that fate has made indestructible, his name is.. Captain Scarlet.
Spectrum Car – 5seater patrol car capable of speeds exceeding 150m.p.h. Tyres and windscreen are bullet proof. All Spectrum Agents use these specially designed vehicles for non-combat transportation on Earth.
Superb model based on the famous ‘puppety’ TV series of the 80s; with flip open engine cover; 1993 edition; Carded but card shows some signs of wear; Rare.
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