World’s Fastest Bike – The Tomahawk

The Tomahawk

This is 8200cc Monster of a Bike. It's like riding a 2-wheeled Train Engine.

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

Worlds fastest bike - tomahawk

ENGINE

1. 500 bhp (372 kW) @ 5600 rpm ( 60.4 bhp/liter); 525 lb.-ft. (712 Nm) @ 4200 rpm
2. 10-cylinder 90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled, 505 cubic inches (8277 cc)
3. 356-T6 aluminum alloy block with cast-iron liners, aluminum alloy cylinder heads

4. Bore x Stroke: 4.03 inches x 3.96 inches (102.4 x 100.6)
5. Two pushrod-actuated overhead valves per cylinder with roller-type hydraulic lifters
6. Sequential, multi-port electronic fuel injection with individual runners

7. Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
8. Max Engine Speed: 6000 rpm
9. Fuel Requirement: Unleaded premium, 93 octane (R+M/2)
10. Oil System: Dry Sump; takes 8 quarts Mobil1 10W30 Synthetic
11. Cooling System: Twin aluminum radiators mounted atop engine intake manifolds, force-fed from front-mounted, belt-driven turbine fan.

12. Takes 11 quarts of antifreeze.
13. Exhaust System: Equal-length tubular stainless steel headers with dual collectors and central rear outlets

SUSPENSION:

Front:
Outboard, single-sided parallel upper and lower control arms made from polished billet aluminum. Mounted via ball joint to aluminum steering uprights and hubs. Five degrees caster. Single, fully adjustable centrally located coil-over damper ( 2.25-inch coil with adjustable spring perch); pullrod and rocker-actuated mono linkage. Center-lock racing-style hubs.

Rear:
Hand-fabricated box-section steel inboard swing arms, incorporating "hydral-link" lockable recirculating hydraulic circuit parking stand. Single fully adjustable centrally located Koni coil-over damper ( 2.25-inch coil with adjustable spring perch); pushrod and rocker-actuated mono linkage. Center-lock racing-style hubs

BRAKES:

Front :
20-inch perimeter-mounted drilled machined stainless steel rotors, one per wheel. Two four-piston fixed aluminum calipers per wheel (16 pistons total), custom designed. Blue anodized caliper finish. Hand-activated.

Rear:
20-inch perimeter-mounted drilled cast-iron rotors, one per wheel. One four-piston fixed aluminum caliper per wheel (8 pistons total), custom designed. Blue anodized caliper finish. Foot-activated.

The Tomahawk is a Viper V-10 based motorcycle, a 500 horsepower engine with four wheels beneath it.
Chrysler will be selling the original Tomahawk concept and nine replicas through Neiman Marcus, for up to $555,000 each. The motorcycles cannot be licensed, so they cannot be legally driven on public roads. A Chrysler spokesman told Reuters they were meant as rolling sculptures.

Rumors had the Tomahawk selling for under $200,000, most likely at a loss or breakeven price, for publicity purposes – but still fully drivable. Wolfgang Bernhard, Chrysler's not particularly respected first mate, was said to be enthusiastic about that project, so much so that hundreds were projected to be built at under $200,000 each. They reportedly cost Chrysler over $100,000 to build (admittedly the work is outsourced).

The Dodge Tomahawk can reach 60 miles an hour in about 2.5 seconds, and has a theoretical top speed of nearly 400 mph. Each pair of wheels is separated by a few inches and each wheel has an independent suspension. Bernhard said four wheels were necessary to handle the power from the engine.

The Tomahawk remains on display at auto shows – though well out of reach of the general public, elevated on a special display.


PERFORMANCE:

0-60 mph: 2.5 seconds (est.)
Top Speed: 300+ mph (est.)

DIMENSIONS:

Length: 102 inches
Width: 27.7 inches
Height: 36.9 inches
Wheelbase: 76 inches
Seat Height: 29 inches
Weight: 1,500 lbs.
Track, Front: 8.75 in
Track, Rear: 10 in
Weight Dist: 49F/51R
Ground Clearance: 3 in

Fuel: 3.25 gallons


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:

Alternator: 136-amp high-speed
Battery : Leak-resistant, maintenance-free 600 CCA
Lighting: Headlights consist of 12 five-watt LEDs, front, with beam-modifying optics and masked lenses. Eight LEDs, rear. Headlamps articulate with wheels.

TRANSMISSION: Manual, foot-shifted two-speed

Aluminum-cased two-speed, sequential racing-style with dog ring, straight-cut gears
Gear Ratios: 1st 18:38; 2nd 23:25
Clutch: Double-disc, dry-plate with organic friction materials, hand lever actuated with assist

Final drive: Dual 110-link motorcycle-style chains
Front Sprockets: 14 teeth
Rear Sprockets: 35 teeth
Longitudinal, centrally mounted engine, rear-wheel drive layout; monocoque construction, engine is central, stressed member. Body of billet aluminum.

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  7. gonio
    May 14, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    thats fantastic

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    May 14, 2010 at 8:33 pm

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  12. September 14, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    Fraggi

    Yes this is one cool project, that they actually sold some to the public. But… This is s showpiece and nothing else. The performance is estimations and probably never tested. If I remember correctly the top speed estimation is based on the gearing of the transmission and disregarding aerodynamic drag. The Aerodynamic drag is the main limitation on top speed for any bike. And just to nail the coffin the power to weight ration is not that great, when comparing to sport bikes. Dodge Tomahawk 370kW 680 kg + 75kg rider ~= 0.49 kw/ kg BMW S1000RR 144 kW 208kg(wet weight) + 75kg rider ~= 0.51 kW / kg

    tltr: I do not like the Tomahawk

    Ictinike 3 points4 points5 points 1 day ago[-]

    Not even close to fastest. It’s not fast, it’s not quick, it’s not to be ridden. It’s show trash. Still cool though.

    cunne

    Is this a good first bike? My only concern is the requirement for premium gas. I’m not made of money

    dagbrown
    I think it’d be a good bike for American roads.

    Crath

    This was released in 2003. Just saying. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Tomahawk

    Weenie

    And, if I’m not mistaken, the concept and all the publicity stuff was released well before that. I seem to remember discussing this bike with friends I haven’t seen since 2001.

    MarcusHauss

    2 Speed Gears, V10, 500 bhp, 4 wheels, AWD, 0 to warp in 2.5 secs, top speed 300+ MPH..

    What should we call the brave person who would drive this tank?

    NOACeulemans

    … the Stig’s motorbiking cousin.

    zedoriah

    There is no Stig.

    Blaidd_Dwrg

    Does that thing even have a frame or is it just a massive engine with wheels mounted at each end? Also with 4 wheels can it technically be considered a bike?

    I’d love to take that thing round the track a few times to see what it feels like. Found a video of it in action.

    ctesibius

    First time I’ve seen a video of a bike without showing a single corner. Colour me cynical, but I don’t believe it can lean and keep all the tyres on the road.

    Kilgore_Trout

    That’s exactly what I was thinking… and I watched several videos trying to get a single shot of it leaned even a little bit. Nothing but dead straight every time. I don’t think it can turn at speed.

    giskard

    when they built a couple for collectors (jay leno and the like) they delivered them without drive chains, so I guess the manufacturers share your confidence.

    Blaidd_Dwrg

    That does seem like a likely scenario.

    1. mikezim465
      April 6, 2011 at 8:35 am

      can you imagine trying to hustle this thing up a canyon road, or for that matter , any road with even the slightest curve ? i cant, but that point is moot , as i will never be able to own one

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  15. hema
    December 6, 2010 at 12:14 pm

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  17. naveen
    February 11, 2011 at 12:03 am

    super

  18. April 6, 2011 at 8:28 am

    yeah,its cool, but if i doesnt fall over when left on its wheels by itself, then to me it aint a motorcycle. its a lean thing and trikes, sidehacks, and this thing dont got that that lean thing, so therefor not true bikes

  19. April 27, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    awesome bike. i love fastest bike…

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