Confederate Motors Inc. was founded in 1991 by trial lawyer H. Matthew Chambers, as an initiative seeking “enlightened design through true American inspiration”, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The rare “one of 180 built” 2004 Confederate F-124 Hellcat definitely captures the significance of the past while utilizing modern tech advancements to perfection. Note the sinewy headers, which are ceramic coated on the inside and feed into a swing arm that doubles as the exhaust!
The 124 cubic inch long-stroke powerplant lent its name to the F124, delivering 135 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheel in the process. The engine is rigidly mounted to a steel frame that doubles as the oil tank.
Confederate says that shortening the wheelbase extends chain life (due to reduced lash) and permits a significantly wider rear tire, a massive, 240/40VR18 Metzeler ME880 on an 8-inch Lightcon cast wheel.
The Hellcat has a fat Marzocchi inverted fork, the same 50mm unit used by MV Agusta for the F4 1000, located by a mega-stiff Traxxion Dynamics triple-clamp, each clamp milled from a solid 30-pound chunk of 6061 aluminum. There are also six-piston Swedish-made ISR radially mounted calipers along with an exquisitely shaped 4.75-gallon carbon-fiber fuel tank made by Fiber Dynamics to J.T. Nesbitt’s voluptuous design.
The seller of this example (VIN: 1C9SF29074N908034) acquired it one year ago from a private party.
Since then he’s covered approximately 250 miles. The odometer shows 1,672 miles.
Recent maintenance includes an oil/filter change as well as a new primary belt, clutch, pressure plate, and battery. The sale includes an extra handlebar, headlight, and 2 keys.
Cosmetically, the seller notes that it has “normal wear and looks great for a 17 year-old bike.”
The only mechanical issue is that the horns do not work.
Currently located in Rancho Cucamonga, California, this Hellcat is offered on a clean California title with registration current through May 2021.
The seller is letting it go to make room for a truck project. Have any Confederate stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the comments!
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Continental US: Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $660 in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.
spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.