Comeback after 100 years: Curtiss Motorcycle Warhawk

Comeback after 100 years by Curtiss Motorcycle: The Warhawk

It took Curtiss Motorcycle more than 100 years to do a comeback and find the streets again. Sharing a name with its famous World War II fighter plane ancestor, the Warhawk pays homage to the man who invented the first American V-Twin motorcycle – Glenn Curtiss.

Comeback after 100 years by Curtiss Motorcycle: The Warhawk
Curtiss Motorcycle Warhawk

The Warhawk

The Warhawk is a massive, machined aluminum masterpiece, powered by an air-cooled, 2200cc v-twin that can push the bike up to 165 MPH. It features a machined aluminum frame, girder forks, and a Curtiss-designed stacked gearbox with see-through covers that let you enjoy the machinery in action.

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Comeback after 100 years by Curtiss Motorcycle: The Warhawk

“We’ve spent the past 27 years working to optimize and perfect Mr. Curtiss’s V-Twin invention,” explained Curtiss CEO Matt Chambers. “Everything we know is built into this machine. Because the Warhawk is based on our acclaimed P51 Fighter, the engine, powertrain, and chassis are as solid as a bank vault. But now, we’ve cranked it to 11. There are no more rabbits we can pull out of the proverbial hat. There’s simply no way to make a more explosive hot-rod American V-twin than the Curtiss Warhawk.”

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Comeback after 100 years by Curtiss Motorcycle: The Warhawk

In addition to being the first Curtiss Motorcycle released in over a century, the motorcycle also marks the last of its kind that the company will produce as it transitions from internal combustion to electric propulsion.

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In honor of Mr. Curtiss

As they prepare to lead an all-new golden age of electrified motorcycles, the Curtiss Warhawk represents the best and final chapter in American V-Twin power and refinement. They build a handful of these Warhawks in honor of Mr. Curtiss and as a bequeathment from the brand of yesterday to the brand of tomorrow.”Only 35 Curtiss Warhawks are scheduled to be crafted, with production beginning today.

Price is $105,000 USD. 

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