Confederate Motorcycles teases P120 Black Flag, we’ll take ours in…

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Confederate P120 Black Flag
Confederate P120 Black Flag

Confederate Motorcycles teases Black Flag, we’ll ours in. black

Confederate P120 Black Flag above for high-res image

Confederate Motorcycles has been a lot in the last couple of years. it all, though, the company to have embodied the time-honored of survival. When the going tough, the tough get going, as say.

And it certainly has been for Confederate.

First founded in 1991 by Matt Chambers in San California, Confederate soon up shop and moved on down to New Louisiana. It was here that birthed its first motorcycle, the in 1996. Things seemed to be rather well at the company, a second model called the ready to be launched in late

The Wraith was a motorcycle unlike ever seen. From its it was seen as a work of kinetic said designer J.T. I took the basic shapes of circle and arch.

These shapes were parlayed a motorcycle powered by a massive engine that appeared parts custom cruiser and board track racer.

the Wraith project was put on indefinite just months before production was set to begin. The cause: less than an act of God known as Katrina. Confederate’s New Orleans was all but wiped out, with a shell of a building and a slew of motorcycles in the warehouse, all wrecked the rushing onslaught of water and

You might think this be the inglorious end to a gloriously unique company, but fate intervened due to the of George Barber. owner of Motorsports Park in Alabama. made an offer to Confederate it simply could not refuse, the rent-free use of a new warehouse near his museum where the company pick up the pieces and once begin building its production

We knew about George and his consummate passion for motorcycling, Confederate’s founder and managing Matt Chambers. But we didn’t to find such an incredible of professionalism coupled with incredible hospitality, he added. Mr.

and his team are dedicated to making happen in Alabama in economic and it’s not just talk have a strong background and proof that their are working.

Birmingham opened its arms up to Governor Bob Riley went so far as to the first production motorcycle to out of the company’s new Alabama operations by the F131 Hellcat motorcycle the racetrack at the Barber Museum. him on the right.

Finally, the Wraith into production and was met with entirely positive reviews, the motorcycle press and shoppers That success led Confederate to and build its third production the P120 Fighter .

The latest to roll through the warehouse at is a new, darker take on the P120 Fighter. Using a frame of 6061 aircraft-grade monocoque backbone, bulkhead and side plate construction with the marque’s double-wishbone end, the new P120 Black adds a healthy dose of style.

Power for the Black Flag from the same 120-cubic-inch engine with 160 horsepower and 135 of torque as used in the standard Pricing has yet to be set, but you can rest knowing it won’t be cheap and there will be a limited of Black Flags available.

All to be moving forward for the battle-tested and it seemed to have taken in its new home of Alabama. Fate again had new plans in store for and the Black Flag will be the production motorcycle from to roll out the doors in Birmingham.

In April of 2010 at the New York Show, Confederate announced for a strategic alliance with and highly respected engine SS along with a few details its fourth new motorcycle design. as the C3 X132 Hellcat. Confederate it will be the lightest, fastest, smoothest, most exquisite ever.

It will also be so that the top 10% or so of Harley-Davidson buyers CVO models) will be able to it.

This new bike will be in Confederate’s original home of New The company reports that it an offer it could not refuse a low-interest loan for $750,000 the City of New Orleans, contingent on a back home and it needs space to build the new X132.

As you might expect, not everyone is with the decision to return to New In any case, the tale of Confederate from barely surviving Katrina to a new home in Alabama to now getting some much-needed new and likely moving back to is far from over. We look to seeing what comes

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