Last V-Twin Model Of Curtiss Motorcycles Unveiled
It was just a year ago that Confederate Motorcycles changed its name to Curtiss Motorcycles, as the name ‘Confederate’ pulled in parcel of discussion lately because of recorded associations with the common war. What’s more, now, under the new name, the organization has revealed its first bike, named the Warhawk.
Named after the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk air ship that served in World War 2, the restricted release bike likewise pays tribute to Glenn Curtiss, the man who was in charge of America’s first V-Twin bike. Just 35 units of the cruiser will be accessible, each evaluated at $105,000 (Rs 68.27 lakh).
The radical looking bike packs a 2163cc V-Twin motor that is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The thundering engine produces 152PS of energy and 217Nm of torque at 2,000rpm. Its enormous triple-camshaft OHV motor is settled in a machined particular aluminum monocoque outline. The organization asserts that the Warhawk can accomplish a best speed of 265kmph.
“We’ve put in the previous 27 years attempting to streamline and idealize Mr Curtiss’ V-Twin innovation,” remarked Matt Chambers, CEO, Curtiss Motorcycles.
He additionally included, “All that we know is incorporated with this machine. Since the Warhawk depends on our acclaimed P51 Fighter, the motor, powertrain and body are as strong as a bank vault. Be that as it may, now, we’ve turned it to 11. There are no more rabbits we can haul out of the notorious cap. There’s basically no real way to make a more unstable speedster American V-twin than the Curtiss Warhawk.”
Incidentally, the principal bike from Curtiss will likewise be the organization’s last V-Twin-fueled model, before doing the change to electric drive. The maker has tied up with Zero Motorcycles for this wander, the realization of which, called the Curtiss Hercules, will be revealed in the not so distant future.