Schumacher CAT K1 1/10 Competition 4WD Off-Road Buggy

Dec 05, 2012 No Comments by

This new 4WD buggy is available as an assembled roller or a kit, and it is packed with great features like a 2 belt transmission, “high agility” small bore shocks with big bore springs, and a new cab forward body. Check out these features and more in the press release below:

The CAT K1 is an ultra modern, 1/10th scale, 4WD, Electric Powered buggy which continues the race winning tradition of Schumacher’s 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 optimized motor position and belt length that offers equalized front and rear drive.

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

The CAT with killer instinct!

Features:

  • New Optimized 2 belt transmission with efficient low tension Bando belts running on large CNC machined pulleys.
  • New 2.0mm aluminum chassis with aerospace grade carbon fiber top deck.
  • New Molded 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 anodized components for the aggressive stealth look.
  • New Medium flex suspension arms as standard.
  • New Stronger pivot blocks and pivot block mounting system.
  • New ‘High agility’ small bore shocks with big bore springs, titanium nitride shafts, threaded collars and twin o-ring sealing.
  • New Machined tapered pistons with different colors 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.
  • Optimized 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 centers, inboard toe-in/toe-out, anti-squat and track width (using optional speed secret parts).
  • Adjustable front roll centers, rake angle and track width (using optional speed secret parts).
  • Strong, rigid 4mm aero space carbon fiber shock brackets.

Specification:

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

Equipment Needed:

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

CAT K1 Pro – 1-10 Off Road 4WD – KIT K135 £329.99
CAT K1 Pro – 1-10 Off Road 4WD – Assembled K136 £355.00

Available now!!!

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