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The Chao Pod[2] is a vehicle that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is the personal racing car for the Chao, specially created by Dodon Pa for the Chao to let them participate in his Grand Prix competition. Unlike other cars, the Chao Pod has four seats and is operated by four Chao at a time.

Description

Personalized specifically for the Chao, the default Chao Pod has a light blue upper half and a dark blue lower half. It is also outfitted with four wheels that are blue and covered with yellow guards. It also features a large glass dome containing three orange sets which the Neutral, Hero and Dark Chao sit in to drive. Behind the dome is a yellow seat which Omochao sits in to communicate with his Chao teammates. Lastly, it features two yellow circle-shaped headlights reminiscent of eyes.

Like other cars in Team Sonic Racing, its appearance can be customized with different paint jobs, Performance Parts and decals. Its horn can also be changed.

Game appearances

Team Sonic Racing

The Chao Pod's base stats in Team Sonic Racing.

In Team Sonic Racing, the Chao Pod appears as the Chao's race car, specially created by Dodon Pa for the Chao. During the events of the game, the Chao Pod was one of the cars Dodon Pa gave Team Rose's Chao (Neutral Chao, Hero Chao, Dark Chao and Omochao) and their friends so they could compete in his Grand Prix competition. The Chao would afterward used it during the races and challenges they participated it. However, the Chao Pod was eventually destroyed when the heroes had to leave it aboard the crashing Final Fortress. Fortunately, Dodon Pa promised to replace it with a new one.

In this game, the Chao Pod's basic statistics show it has high acceleration and handling, and moderate boost, defense and top speed. However, its statistics, as well as its artistic design, can be modified by replacing its parts.

The Chao Pod has the following exclusive Performance Parts that can be used to modify it:

Image Name Stat modification
Increase Decrease
Chao Jumbo Springs Front.png Jumbo Springs Boost
Defense
Acceleration
Top Speed
Chao Super Stroller Front.png Super Stroller Top Speed Acceleration
Defense
Chao Flash Bonnet Front.png Flash Bonnet Acceleration
Handling
Boost
Defense
Chao Legendary Jumbo Springs Front.png Legendary Jumbo Springs Boost
Defense
Acceleration
Top Speed
Chao Legendary Super Stroller Front.png Legendary Super Stroller Top Speed Acceleration
Defense
Chao Legendary Flash Bonnet Front.png Legendary Flash Bonnet Acceleration
Handling
Boost
Defense

Image Name Stat modification
Increase Decrease
Chao Flexi Buggy Rear.png Flexi Buggy Boost
Defense
Acceleration
Handling
Chao Dinky Propeller Rear.png Dinky Propeller Boost Defense
Chao Fairy Wings Rear.png Fairy Wings Acceleration
Defense
Top Speed
Chao Legendary Flexi Buggy Rear.png Legendary Flexi Buggy Boost
Defense
Acceleration
Handling
Chao Legendary Dinky Propeller Rear.png Legendary Dinky Propeller Boost Defense
Chao Legendary Fairy Wings Rear.png Legendary Fairy Wings Acceleration
Defense
Top Speed

Image Name Stat modification
Increase Decrease
Chao Rigged Rollers Wheels.png Rigged Rollers Defense Handling
Chao Zippy Wheels.png Zippy Wheels Acceleration
Top Speed
Boost
Defense
Chao Dynamic Discs Wheels.png Dynamic Discs Handling Boost
Chao Legendary Rigged Rollers Wheels.png Legendary Rigged Rollers Defense Handling
Chao Legendary Zippy Wheels.png Legendary Zippy Wheels Acceleration
Top Speed
Boost
Defense
Chao Legendary Dynamic Discs Wheels.png Legendary Dynamic Discs Handling Boost

Sonic Racing

The Chao Pod appears in Sonic Racing as a vehicle used by the Chao.

Gallery

Concept artwork

Gallery

Artwork

Gallery

References

  1. Sonic Official - Season 3 Episode 3. YouTube. Sonic the Hedgehog Official Youtube (2 May 2019). Retrieved on 2 May 2019.
  2. Team Sonic Racing official website (Japanese). Characters. Sega. Archived from the original on 1 February 2019. Retrieved on 1 February 2019.

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