A marketing choice, very few Confederate motorcycles are sold each year. Still, every 18 months or so, Confederate Motorcycles unveil a new outlandish model mixing aluminum, stainless steel, titanium and carbon fiber into a very futuristic contraption.
This one, called the C2 P-51 Fighter was created for Confederate by Pierre Terblanche, a former Ducati designer. Speaking of his creation Terblanche hints about weight saving improvements by shaving off the billet v-twin engine (thanks to a new billet aluminum crankcase along with new cylinders, barrel heads and valve covers. A new downdraft injection system will also allow the C2 P-51 Fighter to have more power.
Starting June 2014, Confederate would like to build 31 units. Price is to be announced, but I am pretty sure that for around $100,000 you can secure one. Is it worth the price? As Confederate Motorcycles president and philosopher Matt Chambers will tell you “The Fighter is about your unique existential journey. It exists to inform and nurture your way…”