Super Rare Military-Inspired MT500 Harley Davidson 

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It’s both utilitarian and unique and if you don’t act soon, you could lose your chance to own one of these remarkable Harley-Davidson MT500s.

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According to at least one website about military vehicles, the MT500 was manufactured in 1999 in the US and they were built for durability. They sport a 500cc 4-valve Rotax engine and can top out at 90 mph. Though made with military use in mind, they might make excellent bikes for city commutes.

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 While Harley isn’t very forthcoming with details about the military bike project, it’s believed that fewer than 500 MTs left the company’s York, Pennsylvania factory from 1993-2000, making it one of the rarest Harley-Davidson models ever. The U.S. military’s requirement that diesel be the common battlefield fuel brought production to an end. This 1999 model, equipped with plastic gun case and front-mounted ammo panniers, was uncrated by a previous owner and has remained unridden in the Carter Collection’s care, showing 0 miles on its odometer.

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It’s likely going to sell for $20,000 and for such a mysterious piece of history seems like kind of a steal, especially with its like-new condition in mind.

The intriguing MT500 is on the block at the Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction on January 26th, but you can get a look if you’re in town on the 25th between 9am and 6pm.

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