• Aug 1st 2008 at 1:58PM
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Click above for high-res gallery of the Tomahawk knock-off

Back before Chrysler was bought by Cerberus, you could always count on the automaker to roll out something truly special at the Detroit Auto Show. Whether by stampeding an entire herd of cattle through downtown Detroit or putting motorcycle bits all around the V10 engine of a Viper, Dodge has always found a way to capture people's attention. The Viper-inspired Tomahawk motorcycle was especially memorable. It seems that some are still miffed that Dodge never offered the fabled bike as a regular production machine, though a few were in fact created and sold as non-runners. Now a company (or companies, who knows?) in China has decided to offer a motorcycle based on the design of Dodge's original concept. We should stress that this is in no way a replica, as the original V10 engine has been replaced by a single cylinder 150cc engine and CVT transmission from a scooter. It's not street legal and also cannot be sold in California. As with all small-bore motorcycles and scooters coming from China with questionable origins, we really cannot recommend you purchase one for yourself with visions of riding it to work. If you just want to see it in your garage though, it'll surely work as a rolling sculpture quite nicely.

[Source: ATV Discounter via 2fiddy.com]

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    • 1 Second Ago
      Ishaq Khan
      • 2 Months Ago
      what is its hight
      • 7 Years Ago
      "it'll surely work as a rolling sculpture quite nicely."

      Umm, no. Sculptures are aesthetically pleasing...
      • 3 Years Ago
      i want this bike what can i do for buy this bike
      • 7 Years Ago
      As Larry Burns would say:

      "It's all falling apart like a Chinese motorcycle."

      • 7 Years Ago
      The Chinese have finally reached the pinnacle of human civilization. It's all down hill from here...
      joiless Oubliette
      • 2 Years Ago
      This thing is approximately two feet tall and is more like a mini-bike shaped like a Tomahawk than a Tomahawk knockoff. There are slightly less-dubious ones made in the States with the same basic idea.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Still waiting for a Chinese Corvette copy.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Next thing you know they will knock off our quasi freedom and capitalist ways. Oh wait....
      • 7 Years Ago
      How low can you go? Apparently this. Next, a copy of the Segway scooter? The Yugo? Maybe the Russion Oka Minicar? Seems for China, everything's fair game.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I'll take mine in black. Wait, I'll paint it myself, it'll look better.

      I like it.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I think what people are missing, is this this is about 4 feet long, and 2 and half feet high or so. The sellers on ebay show nothing of the size at all, and nothing to compare it to.
      Heres a picture with someone on one:
      • 7 Years Ago
      I've seen these on Ebay sold as for "off-road" use only...for a song.
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