Officially official: Confederate P120 Fighter

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Confederate Motor Company has presented to the public its third amazing example of Hollywood-worthy design and engineering in the form of the 2010 Confederate P120 Fighter. Even after the Hellcat and Wraith models, the P120 Fighter still looks like an alien rode it here from another planet. At least that’s what the crowd at the Quail Lodge seemed to be thinking this past weekend. The friends at autoblog were there and caught some nice pictures of the new bike, a 120 units Combat Edition.

Although it is scary enough from a standstill, the Confederate P120 Fighter relies on 160 hp and 145 foot-pounds of torque to keep things interesting once on its seat and it is all due to the 120-cubic-inch (1966cc) V-Twin motor. That’s the only thing that looks familiar on the bike.

Hit the jump for more details in the press release.

Source: autoblog


Press Release:


CONFEDERATE MOTORS ANNOUNCES FIRST UNVEILING OF P120 FIGHTER AT PRESTIGIOUS QUAIL MOTORSPORTS GATHERING

Birmingham, Ala. - Confederate Motors, Inc., the premiere American luxury motorcycle manufacturing company, announced today their plans to introduce their latest design, the P120 Fighter Combat, to the motoring community at the Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel this August during the world-renowned Pebble Beach car week.

"We are thrilled to be a part of this legendary event," said Matt Chambers, CEO and founder of Confederate Motors. "Considering the level of discerning motorsport enthusiasts gathered from around the world in one place at one time, we could not think of a better forum at which to unveil our cutting-edge Fighter Combat."

As with previous Confederate models, the new Fighter should cause a sensation. Incorporating a massive 120cu motor (1966cc) into a lightweight aluminum frame, producing an astounding 145 foot pounds of torque and 160 rear wheel horsepower, the agile and powerful machine also takes Confederate’s hallmark design to new heights, resulting in a creation that can only be described as breathtaking.

Confederate Motors is proud to be an official sponsor of "The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering" where both the yet-to-be-unveiled P120 Fighter Combat and the award-winning B120 Wraith will be displayed. Press and event goers will have the opportunity to see these distinct motorcycles in the flesh, speak to company representatives, and appreciate firsthand these high-design, high-performance pieces of functional art. The seminal event will take place Friday, August 14th, on the greens of the Quail Lodge golf course in Carmel Valley, California.


About Confederate Motors

Founded in 1991 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Confederate Motors designs and handcrafts limited edition motorcycles for the serious motoring aficionado.

The antithesis of mass production, our bespoke creations embody the credo "Art of Rebellion", where preconceptions are purposefully rejected and innovation embraced. In our uncompromising approach to excellence, Confederate has adopted a distinctive, minimalist work model with the goal to be on the cutting-edge of performance and world design.

As the winner of numerous international awards and holder of an AMA world speed record, Confederate Motors is proud to be at the forefront of the American motorcycle industry, with offices located in Birmingham, Alabama. For additional information on Confederate Motors and our F131 Hellcat, B120 Wraith or P120 Fighter motorcycles, visit http://www.Confederate.com, or contact: Kelly Marshall, 205-324-9888, kelly@confederate.com


About The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

In its seventh year, "The Quail" continues to be recognized as one of the world’s premier automotive and lifestyle events, notable for its intimate size and up-close-and-personal opportunity to admire exceedingly rare collections of sports and racing motorcars and mingle with their owners.

The 2009 event will honor the 50th anniversary of America’s legendary Daytona Speedway;
the 30th anniversary of BMW’s "M" division featuring the M1 car, one of the rarest automobiles ever produced; and pay tribute to the storied career of world champion German racecar driver Hans-Joachim Stuck Jr., a former F1 driver, two-time winner of 24 Hours of Le Mans and one of the most versatile racers of the 20th century.

Attendees will have the opportunity to test drive new automobiles, try on fine couture jewelry, and enjoy a culinary journey equally as impressive as the vehicles. Guests will also have access to the highly anticipated Bonhams auction that includes Hans Stuck’s legendary Auto Union Grand Prix D-Type racer, the world’s only existing car of its type (est. $8 million).


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