Schumacher CAT K1 1/10th Competition 4WD

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Schumacher CAT K1 1/10th Competition 4WD

Schumacher released a sneak peak of there Cat K1 towards the end of November, they have now released it officialy!

The CAT K1 is an ultra modern, 1/10th scale, 4WD, Electric Powered buggy which continues the race winning tradition of Schumachers legendary CAT ‘Competition All Terrain’ vehicles.

Schumachers R & D department and highly skilled international racing team have developed a simple, yet highly efficient twin belt transmission, with optimised motor position and belt length that offers equalised front and rear drive.

The CAT K1 also features a long top deck that promotes controlled flex, improved steering geometry for millimetre perfect control plus a whole host of detailed changes and improvements making the CAT K1 the car to beat!

The CAT K1, with killer instinct!

CAT K1 Specification Equipment Needed

2 Channel Radio
Motor
Servo
Electric Speed Control
Tyres
Motor Pinion
2s Saddle Lipo Battery

Power Source: ELECTRIC
Model Type: 4WD, OFF ROAD, COMPETITION
Length: 373mm
Wheelbase: 285mm
Width: 250mm
Top Speed: 40 MPH+
Features

New Optimised 2 belt transmission with efficient low tension Bando belts running on large CNC machined pulleys.
New 2.0mm aluminium chassis with aerospace grade carbon fibre top deck.
New Moulded side pods for superb dirt protection.
New Mid motor layout with adjustable motor position.
New Chassis mounted, angled steering bell cranks for low C of G.
New Steering rack design for improved dynamic ackerman throughout the steering range.
New Long top deck for superior flex characteristics.
New Black anodised components for the aggressive stealth look.
New Medium flex suspension arms as standard.
New Stronger pivot blocks and pivot block mounting system.
New ‘High agilty’ small bore shocks with big bore springs, titanium nitride shafts, threaded collars and twin o-ring sealing.
New Machined tapered pistons with different colours for easy identification.
New Optimum weight distribution with adjustable saddle pack layout.
New Larger layshaft bearings.
New Belt adjustment for consistent driveshaft geometry at all belt tensions.
New Cab forward body shell for improved jump handling, bump stability and high speed cornering.
New Large high down force rear wing enhances cab forward aero package.
Super free, limited slip ball diffs with extreme high strength silicone nitride balls.
Strong steel universal driveshafts.
Rubber sealed, super precision ball bearings throughout.
Smooth twin pad vented slipper with easy access adjustment.
Unique motor clamp mount to fine tune weight distribution.
Optional gear diff available.
Horizontally split transmission housings for easy diff access and maintenance.
Optimised chassis shape to improve roll stability.
Rigid servo mount directly to the chassis for precise steering.
Class leading suspension geometry with durable components and a huge range of optional alloy parts, offering adjustments to setup your CAT K1 to all track conditions.
Adjustable rear roll centres, inboard toe-in/toe-out, anti-squat and track width (using optional speed secret parts).
Adjustable front roll centres, rake angle and track width (using optional speed secret parts).
Strong, rigid 4mm aero space carbon fibre shock brackets.

Link: Schumacher

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