July 31, 2019

Kyosho MP10T 1/8th nitro truggy kit – Coming soon

Kyosho have revealed first images and information on their forthcoming new MP10T 1/8th scale nitro truggy kit that will hit stores by the end of August. The main chassis is a 3mm 7075 aluminium plate with hard anodising and improved flex characteristics. Engine/fuel tank, servos, RX box and battery box have move forward for optimal weight balance. The MP10 radio plate design features a revised servo position and increased strength with 3.0mm thickness, increased from 2.5mm while side guards – by reducing thickness and height – are a lot lighter than the previous parts while and looking sharp as they narrow from the centre of the chassis towards the rear. Also included is a new updated fuel tank design for more durability and reliability while the new engine mount increases rigidity for a more balanced flex and pitch. The trucks new steering plate further improves cornering speed through optimisation of the Ackermann ratio. A new reversible steering plate enables eight different settings to match the specific characteristics of the racing surface and personal preferences. The optimised Ackermann in the MP10T delivers an increase in lock-to-lock steering travel. The design of the new reinforced tie rod ends doesn’t interfere with the inside of the tyre and wheel when steering is at maximum angle.

In the suspension department the truck features front turnbuckle-type upper arms for a more neutral feel and easier maintenance. New lower arms are more durable design without any cut outs. Other features include 4.5mm suspension shafts, the Aeration shocks utilise hard-plated big shock cases and the new high strength and precision construction of the moulded rear hubs delivers improved controllability and better handling characteristics than the aluminium hubs. Specially selected brake pad material is secured with epoxy and indexed to the backing plates with two “dowel pins”, similar to full-size cars. They deliver exceptional braking power, durability and consistency, especially in the heat of the most gruelling endurance racing. The kit is decked out by a new-design body. The all-new unique design offers looks and performance. Focused on the best air flow possible, the lid features roof fins and a signature side pod design allows smoother airflow to the main rear wing for more rear traction. A deep rear channel with centre fin makes for optimal engine cooling and stability. The new 1-piece wing mount design is more durable and at the same time, reduces weight by seven grams. Finally the rear wing features two vertical fins to enhance stability through jumps. A Gurney flap can be attached to the trailing edge for three downforce adjustment settings. The kit will hit stores by the end of August.

Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]


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