Caster Racing have announced the upcoming release of their new 1/10th scale 4wd EP off road buggy. Using a competition RTR chassis design as a foundation, the SK-10 buggy has been given all the racing features that a competition car needs and can be upgraded further to a higher spec at a later time. This RTR features mini big bore shocks with 3.5mm shock shafts and a slipper clutch differential in the center, features that are normally only available in competition kits. Available soon.
Caster Racing have released a new range of pinion gears for use with EP powered Fusion, or any electric 1/8th scale buggy. Made from S4 Material, which is extremely durable and long lasting, the precision machining of the parts ensures great balance at high RPMs. Available in 9T, 10T, 11T and 12T versions, it will fit most any motor with a 5mm shaft.
Caster Racing have announced the release of their Fusion 1/8th brushless powered RTR truggy. Coming supplied with ‘half’ offset LPR rims and tires and new CNC machined T6 6061 high quality aluminium parts throughout, it is equipped with a powerful 80A Brushless ESC with Fusion 36/74 1880 KV XXL motor, front CVD and 4 dog bones as well as a 9kg full metal steering servo. Well balanced thanks to the battery placement this car shares most of the same parts with the K8T GP making the conversion from gas to electric not a problem.
Caster Racing has released two new aluminum turnbuckles for use on buggies track rods. Anodised black, and sporting the Caster Racing logo as well as size on the side, they are available in both 4mm and 6mm versions. Caster have also released a range of 3 new clutch bells for use in buggies made from special S4 steel that come in 13T, 14T and 15T.
Caster Racing USA announced today the signing of multiple time 1/18th scale champion, Tim Mohr, to their factory team for 2009. Mohr will be racing the new Caster Fusion EX-1R Factory Team buggy at the 2009 RC Pro Series, along with selected other events. Tim of St. Louis Missouri, jumped into the public eye by winning many titles in 1/18th scale classes, including the 2008 q/18th Dirt 4wd and 2wd Pro titles and the 2007 RC Pro Series q/18th Scale title, among others. He was also an early proponent of brushless motors and lithium batteries for use in rc car racing and said the following:
Electric eight scale is at the cutting edge of technology in our sport, right where I like to be. I’m really stoked to be given the chance to race the Caster Fusion EX-1, as it sets the standard for the class.
Just this week we told you about the soon the be released ZX1-5R, the latest buggy from Caster Racing. The manufacturers were excited about the fact that this buggy now comes in kit form, but apart from this have not released further details, instead choosing to send us more detailed photographs of the kit which you can see above & below.
Caster Racing have announced the upcoming release of the ZX1.5R. Even lighter than their current car, it claims to have 16 significant upgrades, one of the coolest of which is that it comes in kit form. Listening to the complaints of racers from all brands they heard that people want to assemble kits, not take them apart and rebuild them. Expect more details prior to the December 10th release date.
Caster Racing have announced the release of their Pro EX-1R and the Sport EX-1RTR. The pro kit is made with 7075 Swiss aluminum, together with lightened parts. It has heli cut gears, big bore shocks, 6 CVDs, new Caster Racing tires, aluminium battery straps and front &rear swaybars. The RTR kit is based off the Sport kit and it is made with T6 aluminium and comes supplied with the new Caster gearing, Caster Racing brushless motor (36x60x2045), Hobbywing ESC, Caster Racing steering servo, FM radio and receiver.