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Confederate Motorcycles unveils X132 Hellcat Speedster

By Thunder Press

The go-fast folks over at Confederate Motorcycles are again pushing the limits on their V-twin two-wheeled  speed machines produced in Birmingham, Alabama. The latest example is their all-new X132 Hellcat Speedster that was unveiled recently, which boasts a claimed 120 hp and 140 ft/lbs of torque. Yep, you read that right.

Redesigned from front to back for 2015, the X132 Hellcat Speedster is a spin off of the original first and second generations of the Hellcat V-twin naked “street fighter” bike. The Hellcat Speedster is powered by the torque-heavy 2,163cc motor (132 c.i.) housed in Confederates proprietary X-Vault unitized case CNC-machined from 6061 aircraft–grade aluminum. The 120 hp and 140 ft/lbs of torque will be plenty to propel the X132 Hellcat Speedster’s 500-pound weight.

The frame is TIG-welded at the company’s headquarters in Alabama from wall-hardened steel. 18”carbon fiber wheels are loaded with proprietary hubs and dressed with Metzeler ME880 Marathon 120’s up front, while a similar 240mm piggybacks the other end. L.E.D. lighting and a Motogadget digital instrument cluster are also stock, as are forward foot controls, a swept handlebar and a  low seat height of 28.5.” The Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster is fitted with a 3-gallon one-piece seamless fuel tank that is heat, chemical and impact resistant, and sports a clear-coat finish over carbon fiber.

All that said, get ready to shell out some serious scratch if you’re thinking of picking up one of these beauties, as all that technological wizardry comes with a hefty $60,000 sticker price (with $10,000 mandatory prepayment).

Click the photo below for a full rundown of the X132 Hellcat Speedster’s specs.

 

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  1. I’m a motorcycle customizer and love all motorcycles old or new. Like your articles.

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