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Confederate designs a bike fit for Darth Vader.
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Spec Check



Weight:

340 pounds



Horsepower:

150



Top speed:

TBA



Price:

$40,000+



Availability:

2009

Confederate Renovation

The best bike concept in years may look like a figment of a tortured Euro-goth imagination, but this evilness is actually an all-American affair, drawn up by the good ol’ boys at Birmingham-based Confederate Motor Company. Designed to have the fewest moving parts possible, their fourth bike will be virtually frameless; its front end, carbon-fiber fuel tank, and swing arm will all be mounted directly to its 103-cubic-inch V-twin engine. Look for the bike to hit streets in 2009. Then look at your 10-speed and weep.

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