For the second time in a week, Schumacher Racing unveils a new RC buggy. Meet the Schumacher KC Astro/Carpet Spec Buggy! Racing has changed. Tracks have changed. To keep up, cars have adapted, but until now have never been ahead of the game. The new Cougar KC is designed primarily for modern carpet and astroturf surfaces. Offering the driver four different motor layout positions with multiple battery types and fitting options. The KC has the ability to be set up perfectly, on all types of tracks, tight and twisty or open and flowing. All the parts required for all the layouts are included as standard in the kit! The Schumacher KC buggy is expected to go on sale this February. In the mean time check out the pictures and the details after the jump.
- 4 alternative motor positions for huge versatility on different track types and conditions.
- 3 Gear transmission for opposite motor rotation, improves agility and steering on high traction surfaces.
- Multiple battery fitting options. Saddle, square and shorty.
- Super sleek, ‘Gull Wing’ wishbones with new anti roll bar option.
- Front outer hinge pin design, grub screw fixing for improved pin retention.
- Adjustable rear shock location in front or behind the wishbones, in the kit.
sleek, ‘Shark Fin’ bodyshell.
- Lightweight ball mounted, two piece shock cap with bleed screw and vented option.
- Lightweight, twin pad slipper clutch with new ultra fine adjustment spring.
- Larger 5x11x5mm layshaft and pulley bearings, increases durabilty and precision.
- 2 sets of lightweight posts to suit standard and modern low profile batteries.
- Easy to use battery thumb screws.
- Alloy horizontally split transmission housings for easy diff access and maintenance.
- Rear transmission mounted pivot strap. Increased chassis clearance.
- Small, low rotating mass gear differential. With 3 position height adjustment, to adjust for driveshaft plunge and mixed track conditions. Optional ball diff available.
- 2.5mm aluminium chassis, with sensor lead wiring channels.
- Carbon fibre side pods for advanced chassis stiffness tuning.
- Versatile chassis allows conversion between the high grip Cougar KC to low grip Cougar KD spec. 5 cars in 1!
- Front camber captive ball joints.
- Class leading suspension geometry with durable components and a range of optional alloy parts, offering adjustments to set up your COUGAR KC for all track conditions.
- Front 5 deg yokes with adjustable roll centre heights.
- 25 super precision ball bearings.
- Big bore shocks with big bore “CORE” springs, titanium nitride shafts, threaded collars and twin o-ring sealing.
- Shock seal pack housing with ‘O’ ring sealing to prevent loosening.
- Compact steering system for improved in-line weight placement, with adjustable and dynamic ackerman.
- Front shock tower cover to protect your car and the track from damage.
- Strong steel universal driveshafts.
- Strong, rigid 4mm carbon fibre shock brackets.
- Large “CLAW” high downforce rear wing.
- Adjustable rear roll centres, inboard toe-in and anti-squat.
- Lightweight, narrower side gears for increased efficiency.
- Pro ball studs with 2mm hex.
- Quick release idle shaft.
- Strong front steering hub, with fine ‘Kwik Klip’ adjustment.
- 12mm Hex Wheels with clean look and industry standard offset.
- Part: K170
- Price: $420