January 13, 2017

Schumacher Cougar KD dirt spec 2WD buggy kit

Coming this February is Schumacher’s new Cougar KD dirt spec 2WD buggy kit.  Designed for low-traction dirt tracks the prototype of the buggy already showed some great performance at the European Off-Road Championships in Spain where Schumacher factory driver Michal Orlowski finished third on the podium. The KD has the adjustability to conquer loose dirt to hard packed clay tracks as well as other low-grip surfaces thanks to a new 3-gear stand-up gearbox with 14-ball differential and a newly designed 2.5mm aluminium chassis that is usable with a range of battery layouts including saddle, square and shorty. Carbon fibre side pods make for advanced chassis stiffness tuning and an updated suspension geometry ensures fast and consistent handling. Other features include shocks with bleed screw and vented options, a lightweight twin-pad slipper clutch and a new sleek bodyshell.

– New 3 gear, stand up gear box, with new 14 ball differential, optional gear diff available
– New super sleek, ‘gull wing’ wishbones with new anti-roll bar option
– New front outer hinge pin design, grub screw fixing for improved pin retention
– New carbon fibre side pods for advanced chassis stiffness tuning
– New multiple battery fitting options. Saddle, square and shorty
– New sleek, ‘shark fin’ bodyshell
– New 2 sets of lightweight posts to suit standard and modern low profile batteries
– New easy to use battery thumb screws
– New 2.5mm aluminium chassis, with sensor lead wiring channels
– New lightweight ball mounted, two piece shock cap with bleed screw and vented option
– New two hole colour coded shock pistons front and rear
– New rear transmission mounted pivot strap. superb chassis clearance
– New lightweight, twin pad slipper clutch with new ultra fine adjustment spring
– New alloy transmission housings
– New fully optimised suspension geometry – fast, consistent handling
– New front camber captive ball joints
– New narrow rear 12mm hex
– New large Claw high downforce rear wing
– New front 5 deg yokes with adjustable roll centre heights
– Adjustable rear roll centres, inboard toe-in and anti-squat (using optional speed secret parts)

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]


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