Mugen is excited to announce the official release of the new MRX6 1/8 nitro on road race car! The World Championship winning Mugen design team took their time and created a car that will have ultimate traction, great steering, impressive braking and molded into a car that will win in the hands of the pro racer to the club racer, a true work of art. The Mugen MRX6 is expected to go on sale next month. Check out the list of features and pictures of the new car after the break.
The Mugen MRX6 features a new narrow chassis that allows you to easily adjust the weight of the car by using (up to five) H2412 weights in the center line of the chassis. You’re also able to adjust the weight balance of the car by moving the weights forward or back on the chassis. The new narrow chassis is also stiffer and makes the vehicle more precise and predictable.
The new advanced flex system allows the fuel tank and upper deck to flex separate from the chassis. With the MRX6, the engine and exhaust system is mounted to the chassis and not to the radio tray. This allows the radio tray and chassis to flex independently.
The Mugen MRX6 has new front / rear bulkhead to allow for easy belt replacement.
The new two-speed gear box is smaller, lighter and provides better acceleration from corner to top speed.
The MRX6 has new rear suspension geometry that greatly improves traction and cornering. The rear of the vehicle is more controllable and predictable.
The MRX6 uses new materials for the rear lower arm and rear upright. The new material is stiffer with improves durability and traction.
The new servo saver allows for easy adjustment and more precise steering.
The new brake system allows for easy adjustment and stronger braking force.
The new clutch bell has an improved plating process that allows better response and longer wear for the clutch shoe. It also helps improve the acceleration of the vehicle.
The fuel tank for the Mugen MRX6 is new and has a lower center of gravity. The tank also features a new cap which allows easy re-fueling during pit stops. Another new feature with the fuel tank is you can adjust the height of the fuel tank by using H0181. (H0181 isn’t included in the kit).
The F/R aluminum axle shafts are now included in the kit to provide better acceleration.
New side belt tensioner, new rear body mount with centering system, and new adjustable front upper arm.