Shepherd Velox V10 ‘eleven’ chassis
Having brought you information about the upgraded Velox V8 ‘eleven’ a few days ago, Shepherd have today released information about the Velox V10 ‘eleven’. The kit will basically remain the same but they added some optional parts as well as some updated parts to increase the performance, some of which were used by Marc Rheinard to finish on the podium at the World Championship in Houston last year. As requested by many drivers the new kit will be shipped with the extra hard chassis plate which is CNC-machined from the finest high strength 7075 aircraft grade material. It features some additional mounting holes for the optional brass battery plate mounts which allows the use of up to five of them to reach the necessary minimum weight and lower the centre of gravity at once. In the front the eccenters have been updated for a higher position of the differential. The driveshafts will be more parallel to the ground which creates more steering especially in fast corners. The diff outdrives are strategically lightened to reduce the rotating mass with the weight saving compared to the standard ones more than 27% for all outdrives. Additionally the hard servo saver spring and a full set of aluminum wheel axles is included. The hard coated aluminum axles are more than 67% lighter than the stock ones but the wear is a little bit higher due to the softer material. The harder servo saver spring is an option for a stiffer servo saver setup. The new kit is expected to be available at the end of February.
Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]