For a cool $72000USD, the Confederate X132 Hellcat Combat motorcycle can be yours. It shattered the land speed record for v-twin motorcycles on Utah’s salt flats this past summer by achieving speeds in excess of 172mph, equivalent to 200mph on tarmac. Continue reading for a video and more information.
The X132 is a 2,000cc bike that pumps out 160bhp which, combined with the ultra-light total weight of just 490lbs, help this mechanical wonder reach blistering speeds. It is named after the legendary F6F Hellcat fighter plane of WWII and boasts a billet aluminum case; instead of the usual casting method, the Hellcat’s case is machined from two blocks of billet 6061 aircraft grade aluminum.