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Schumacher Cougar KF

1/10-scale competition 2WD electric off-road buggy kit or assembled

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The Schumacher Cougar goes forward motor setup with the Cougar KF!

In order to dominate the carpet and other high-traction tracks, Schumacher took its already impressive Cougar 1/10-scale 2WD electric buggy and developed the Cougar KF which has a forward motor chassis design. This makes the Cougar KF extremely more responsive wit superb cornering compared to traditional designs and it enjoys excellent weight distribution.

Schumacher offers the Cougar KF as a kit or already assembled for you minus the radio system, motor, speed control, steering servo, tires, pinion and battery pack.

KEY FEATURES

  • Forward motor setup for carpet or any high-traction track
  • Belt-driven 2WD drivetrain, not direct drive
  • Excellent weight distribution
  • Gear diff to handle high traction tracks
  • Shock tower protectors also offer an aerodynamic benefit
  • Center side gears offer benefit of allowing motor to rotate in same direction as the wheels which is critical for proper performance with a mid-motor buggy and it allows you to adjust internal gear ratio
  • Big bore shocks with PTFE coated shock bodies
  • Industry standard 12mm wheel hexes
  • Lightweight 2.5mm carbon fiber chassis
  • Reliable CVA style driveshafts
  • Slipper with smooth twin pad and easy access for adjustment
  • Forward weight distribution with saddle pack batteries or optional ‘shorty’ layout
  • Long front wishbones for improved corner speed and stronger front steering hub with fin ‘Kwik Klip’ adjustment

SPECIFICATIONS
Power SourceElectric
Model Type2WD, off-road, competition
Length 395mm
Wheelbase 285mm
Width 250mm

Check out the video from Schumacher about the new Cougar KF!

Schumacher Cougar KF Competition 2WD Off Road (3 min 32 sec)

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Old Nov 05, 2013, 09:18 PM
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Wow...from the pictures that looks like one seriously well made kit. I'm almost afraid to ask how much for that beauty.
Old Nov 05, 2013, 10:13 PM
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Based on what the KR sells for, I am guessing $300 for the kit and around $340 for the assembled version.
Old Nov 06, 2013, 03:02 AM
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Sleek buggy. Seems like belt drive is used more often lately.
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Old Nov 06, 2013, 05:46 AM
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Based on what the KR sells for, I am guessing $300 for the kit and around $340 for the assembled version.
Ok that isn't nearly as bad as what I was thinking.
Old Nov 06, 2013, 10:45 AM
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I wonder how well this will do on low grip tracks where rear motor setups still dominiate.
Old Nov 06, 2013, 11:05 AM
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Maybe you can add weight on the back of the chassis to get better rear traction?
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I wonder how well this will do on low grip tracks where rear motor setups still dominiate.
That would be an interesting comparison.
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That would be an interesting comparison.
There's a good article in this months RC Driver dealing with the mid motor cars and how they handle differently .

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