The P-51 Combat Fighter by Confederate Motorcycles

The P-51 Combat Fighter by Confederate Motorcycles is the world’s first and only vehicle to be carved entirely from solid billet blocks of military-grade aluminum. The result is an incredibly powerful and raw chopper that is guaranteed to both thrill and scare its driver!

The P-51 Combat Fighter by Confederate Motorcycles

The P-51 Combat Fighter

The head turning P-51 Combat Fighter is constructed entirely out of 6061 aerospace billet aluminum. To match the aggressive aesthetics, the team at Confederate Motorcycles has equipped the chopper with a big-block, air-cooled V-twin engine that produces more than 145BHP along with 170 lb.-ft of torque. The bike has also been outfitted with a 5-speed overdrive, straight cut transmission and lightweight carbon fiber wheels wrapped in road-gripping Pirelli tires.

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The head turning P-51 Combat Fighter is constructed entirely out of 6061 aerospace billet aluminum

Raw American power

The design can be categorized as a naked-superbike or power roadster. The radical design has a strong retro flavor with the upper lines falling across the tank area, the classic solo seat, the triangular swingarm and the girder-looking front end.

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Road-gripping Pirelli tires

Despite of distinctive looks and the WWII-inspired nameplate, the P-51 Combat Fighter is very much a fully-modern function-driven machine. The engine makes the bike the ‘biggest kid on the playground’ and the built-to-last design is both brutal, minimalistic and highly complex at the same time.

There exists both beauty and brutality in the P-51 Combat Fighter aesthetic and the way it rides you. It is the metaphor for American rebellion.
– Confederate Motorcycles

About Confederate Motorcycles

The vehicles designed and handcrafted by Confederate Motorcycles are inspired by a raw, rebel spirit they call ‘the American Way’. Established in 1991, the team has strong values and defined design principles that go into everything that they do – never compromising and always using the finest materials. True American hand-craftsmanship that has made their exclusive bikes highly desired!

The P-51 Combat Fighter by Confederate Motorcycles

P-51 Combat Fighter specifications:

  • Engine: 132 cubic inch (2,163cc) 56-degree air cooled V-twin
  • Power: 145 bhp at 5,100 rpm
  • Torque: 160 ft-lb at 2,000 rpm
  • Chassis: Machined aluminum monocoque, massive 7 in. backbone containing fuel load
  • Top Speed: Over 160mph
  • Suspension: Double wishbone, monoshock front suspension, cantilever monoshock rear suspension, fully adjustable
  • Dimensions: 62.5 in. wheelbase, 29.5 in. seat height, 560 lb (wet)
  • Wheels: 19 in. carbon front wheel, 17 in. carbon disc rear wheel
  • Tires: 120/70ZR19 front, 240/45ZR17 rear
  • Fuel Capacity: 3.75 US gallons/16.25 liters

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The Confederate Motorcycles will be producing a total of 61 bikes (30 black and 31 raw aluminum). Each of them will be handmade by two highly skilled craftsmen and carrying a price tag of $125,000-135.000 USD.

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Sara Brand Hansen is a car and motorcycle enthusiast by heart. She has a passion for classic designs and authentic retro styling in everything from crafts, furniture, watches, architecture and motorized vehicles. Not racing herself but often cheering at the finish line and always looking for great pictures and the best stories.