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Auburn Fall | Lot 2019

2008 Metropolitan Chopper Royal Air Force Spitfire Custom

The Cayman Island Motor Museum Collection

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$5,500 USD | Sold

United States | Auburn, Indiana

2 September 2021


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US Title
  • Offered from the Cayman Island Motor Museum collection
  • One-of-a-kind, hand-built motorcycle commissioned by public figure G. Gordon Liddy
  • Created to his design and specifications by Metropolitan Choppers of Frederick, Maryland
  • Liddy earned the right to commission two choppers, including this one, after winning a celebrity edition of the NBC television show Fear Factor, which aired 12 September 2006
  • Pays homage to the Supermarine Spitfire used by the British Royal Airforce during World War II
  • Styling cues that evoke the famous fighter plane include a scale replica of the windscreen, a headlight housing that mimics the propeller spinner, a rear fender with vertical and horizontal stabilizers, engine air inlet, camouflage paint, and Liddy’s initials in aero-squadron-style markings, among other details
  • Powered by a 110-hp Ultima Products V-twin engine paired with a Pro-One Performance Products transmission
  • Built on a Pro-One frame with a Mean Street Products front end
  • Rides on American Machine wheels painted with a propeller pattern
  • Fuel tank signed by Liddy himself
  • Represents a unique and exciting offering for history buffs and pop-culture fans alike
Please note the title for this particular lot is in transit and, in light of current world events and limited government office hours and closings, may be considerably delayed in reaching the successful buyer. It is expected that the delay could be up to six to eight weeks or more. Please speak with an RM representative for further details.

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