FTW RC Releases Bodies For Team Associated B4.1, Schumacher Cougar SV, And Kyosho Ultima RB5

Mar 31, 2011 4 Comments by

FTW Racing Components today announced its official company debut. Created to equip radio control car enthusiasts and serious racers with components exhibiting form and function that defies convention, FTW RC will produce bodies, wings, and associated parts for 1:10 and 1:8 scale radio control cars. Along with the company debut, FTW RC announced its initial lineup of 1:10 scale off-road buggy bodies, including fitments for the popular Team Associated B4.1, Schumacher Cougar SV, and Kyosho Ultima RB5 platforms.

“We are excited to launch a company that focuses our team’s over four decades of successful R&D and manufacturing experience in the plastics and composites industries on developing revolutionary products for our fellow racers,” said FTW RC co-founder John Riewe. “As racers ourselves, we understand that racers are constantly seeking an edge over the competition, and providing that edge requires products of unsurpassed quality and functionality. They should look good too. FTW’s initial lineup of bodies demonstrates our dedication to exceeding those standards.”

FTW RC will continue to expand beyond the initial product offering to include fitments for most 1:10 and 1:8 scale platforms. According to co-founder Joshua Riewe, “Prototype FTW bodies for several popular 1:8 scale buggy platforms are currently undergoing testing at national level races. The lessons we learn from in-race testing will be incorporated into the final products that will soon be available to the public.

Night Fox (Associated B4.1) – FTW00002

Amp up your assault on the checkered flag by deploying FTW’s stealthy Night Fox body for the B4.1. Its revolutionary knife-edge styling strikes a blow for functionality with its excellent downforce characteristics that you’ll feel in the turns. You’ve never seen anything like it. Deploy Night Fox For The Win.

The Night Fox body fits Team Associated B4.1 1:10 scale off-road buggy. Night Fox is formed from clear .030″ Lexan with a protective outer film and includes two wings, a decal sheet, and window masks.

Puma (Schumacher Cougar SV) – FTW00001

Enhance your Cougar’s pouncing ability with a Puma body. Distinctively swoopy styling sets it apart but the real difference is in its downforce characteristics, which are significantly improved over stock. Puma For The Win!

The Puma body fits Schumacher’s Cougar SV 1:10 scale off-road buggy. Puma is formed from clear .030″ Lexan with a protective outer film, and includes two wings, a decal sheet, and window masks.

Our Cougar undertray is available separately.

Katana (Kyosho RB5) – FTW00006

Wield your RB5 like corner-carving samurai when you equip it with the FTW Katana. Katana’s innovative styling is fused with enhanced downforce characteristics to give you a distinct competitive advantage. Katana For The Win!

The Katana body fits Kyosho’s Ultima RB5 1:10 scale off-road buggy. Katana is formed from clear .030″ Lexan with a protective outer film, and includes two wings, a decal sheet, and window masks.

FTW RC products are sold through FTW Authorized Resellers, which include online retailers and hobby shops. A list of authorized retailers is available at www.ftwrc.com/buy.

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4 Responses to “FTW RC Releases Bodies For Team Associated B4.1, Schumacher Cougar SV, And Kyosho Ultima RB5”

  1. Derek says:

    ROAR-legal?

  2. Matthew says:

    Does
    That
    Shell
    Fit
    The
    B4
    And
    Where
    Can
    You
    Get
    One

  3. Trevor "Chilly" Duncan says:

    Not sure about ROAR.

    Matthew: Yes they fit the B4 and B4.1. Go to their website to find out where you can buy them at: http://www.ftwrc.com/

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