10 Best Alpinestars Leather Jacket Review Guide

Updated May 2022

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Oscar by Alpinestars Charlie Jacket

The Alpinestars Charlie Leather Jacket steps right out of the 1970’s and into your gear closet. The soft full grain leather shell is styled directly after the classic cafe jackets from the past, complete with contrasting leather stripes down the shoulders and arms. Slim fitting Bio Armor in the shoulders and elbows give you contemporary protection and a removable flannel liner for chillier days gives the Charlie Jacket a level of modern functionality specifically suited to today’s retro rider.

Fit: 

  • Athletic/slim
  • Longer arms: ~1-1.5″ longer than most jackets to have less wrist exposure when reaching for your handlebars

Features:

  • Full grain leather main shell construction with a natural finish for abrasion resistance, durability as well as a soft, luxurious feel
  • Slim-fitting, CE certified and removable Bio Armor shoulder and elbow protectors for optimized levels of protection
  • Removable flannel liner is thermal insulated (80g) offering versatile weather protection in colder climates
  • Pockets for optional back protection (sold separately)
  • Pre-curved sleeve construction for comfort and movement in the riding position
  • Zipper and snap sleeve cuff closure and adjustment for personalized fit and security
  • Zippered hand pockets for peace-of-mind closure
  • Interior wallet / document compartment pocket
  • Embossed OSCAR By Alpinestars shoulder detailing, zips and trims

Note: There are no perforations at the shoulders.

 
 

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Alpinestars Fusion Leather Jacket

The Alpinestars Fusion Leather Jacket is Tech-Air® ready and offers superior freedom of movement and a high level of ventilation through the development of innovative new materials. Rideknit stretch paneling and Matryx ultra abrasion resistant and highly breathable zones for superior airflow. Premium bovine leather with dual layers in exposed areas offer superior abrasion resistance in case things get rocky. Race fit highly pre-curved body and arms prevent rider strain. The Fusion Jacket is a category II CE certified garment.

Tech Air Race Ready:

This Fusion Leather Jacket is built to accept the Tech Air Race Airbag System. The vest, which must be purchased separately, installs easily in just a few minutes and does not require any external sensors to operate. Should it detect a crash, it will deploy a protective airbag, providing unrivaled protection to the rider’s full back, shoulders, kidney area and chest. 

  • Compatible with the Tech Air Race Vest Airbag System, sold separately
  • Internal conduits for quick and convenient connection of the jacket to the airbag system
  • Left sleeve features an LED panel that clearly displays airbag system’s functioning status at a glance
  • Internal VELCRO® brand closures and YKK zipper fixings for securing airbag system
  • Accordion stretch inserts on shoulder and underarm designed to accommodate inflated airbag

Features:

  • Engineered seamless Rideknit stretch paneling for enhanced flexibility and freedom of movement
  • Extensive perforations at the abdomen, chest, neck, arm holes, inner arms and shoulder blades
  • Strategically positioned dual layers in keys areas for additional protection against abrasion
  • Innovative Matryx structural panels on the abdomen and chest for ventilation and superior mechanical resistance to tearing and abrasion
  • Race fit highly pre-curved body and arms for enhanced performance
  • Premium bovine leather with dual layers in exposed areas for superior abrasion resistance
  • DFS armor delivers optimal resistance against impacts and abrasion, and offers exceptional friction control
  • Internal Race spec GP-R armor is soft and delivers extended coverage for additional protection in key zones
  • Fully CE-certified riding garment to CE – Category II prEN17092 standards – AAA class.
 
 

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Alpinestars Missile Perforated Leather Jacket For Tech Air Race

Somehow, “Missile” doesn’t quite do it justice.The way Tech Air technology has exploded onto the motorcycle protection market, the Alpinestars “Surface-to-Air Laser-Guided Warhead” Perforated Leather Jacket would have been much more appropriate.

The Missile is prepared to accept the Tech Air Race Vest airbag system (sold separately), which uses onboard sensors and a sophisticated algorithm to detect a crash situation and deploy airbag coverage in that critical fraction of a second, protecting the rider’s back, chest, shoulders and kidneys.

The jacket itself is constructed of premium race-grade 1.3 mm genuine cow leather, punctuated with strategically-placed accordion stretch gussets and stretch fabric panels to allow for maximum mobility on the motorcycle. CE certified Alpinestars GP-R protectors and external sliders at the joints make the Missile ready for a high speed slide, while localized perforation and an airflow-optimized back hump ensure you stay cool during the ride.

Tech Air Race Ready:

This Missle Leather Jacket is built to accept the Tech Air Race Airbag System. The vest, which must be purchased separately, installs easily in just a few minutes and does not require any external sensors to operate. Should it detect a crash, it will deploy a protective airbag, providing unrivaled protection to the rider’s full back, shoulders, kidney area and chest. 

  • Compatible with the Tech Air Race Vest Airbag System, sold separately
  • Internal conduits for quick and convenient connection of the jacket to the airbag system
  • Left sleeve features an LED panel that clearly displays airbag system’s functioning status at a glance
  • Internal VELCRO® brand closures and YKK zipper fixings for securing airbag system
  • Accordion stretch inserts on shoulder and underarm designed to accommodate inflated airbag
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Features:

  • 1.3 mm genuine cow leather
  • CE certified Alpinestars GP-R protectors at the shoulders and elbows
  • Alpinestars race-derived, external Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) protectors in the elbows and shoulders feature injection-molded shells and dual density foam padding
  • Large accordion stretch panels help movement and comfort on the bike
  • Performance engineered fit design optimized for use with Tech-Air Race Vest and back protector
  • Stretch panels on sleeves and chest further improve fit and feel
  • Ergonomic back hump, sculpted for better airflow and performance at high speed
  • Pre-curved sleeves
  • Localized perforations highly improve ventilation
  • Integrated padding increases comfort and protection
  • Pockets for optional chest protection (sold separately)
  • Fixed inner liner for breathability
  • Inner waterproof wallet pocket
  • Two zippered hand pockets
  • Full length connection zipper for pants
  • Snap button system attaches the Level 2 CE certified Alpinestars Nucleon Back Protector (sold separately)
  • 3D textured fabric comfort collar construction

Note: Alpinestars has removed the supplemental cuff straps from production. Jacket meets the same CE safety certifications without these cuff straps.  

 
 

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Alpinestars Missile Ignition Airflow Jacket For Tech Air Race

The Alpinestars Missile Ignition Airflow Jacket is a heat seeking sport jacket that that is compatible with the Tech Air Race Vest (sold separately). Premium leather makes up the main chassis with large accordion stretch panels along the torso to help with fit as well as expansion of the airbag. Textile stretch panels on the sleeves keep the jacket fitting snug without feeling constrained. A speed hump is ergonomic at speed and helps to keep your helmet off the ground should you inadvertently end up sliding on your back. Localized perforation help the jacket breathe, especially at speed. Add in chest and back protector inserts for a full suite of impact protection. CE rated elbow and shoulder armor are already included. An inner waterproof wallet pocket keeps its contents dry should get caught in unforeseen rainfall. The Alpinestars Missile Ignition Airflow Jacket protects with all of Alpinestars’ experience protecting racers in MotoGP. 

Tech Air Race Ready:

This Missle Ignition Airflow Leather Jacket is built to accept the Tech Air Race Airbag System. The vest, which must be purchased separately, installs easily in just a few minutes and does not require any external sensors to operate. Should it detect a crash, it will deploy a protective airbag, providing unrivaled protection to the rider’s full back, shoulders, kidney area and chest. 

  • Compatible with the Tech Air Race Vest Airbag System, sold separately
  • Internal conduits for quick and convenient connection of the jacket to the airbag system
  • Left sleeve features an LED panel that clearly displays airbag system’s functioning status at a glance
  • Internal VELCRO® brand closures and YKK zipper fixings for securing airbag system
  • Accordion stretch inserts on shoulder and underarm designed to accommodate inflated airbag

Features:

  • CE-certified to CE Category II, PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425
  • Tech-Air compatible
  • Premium leather main chassis constructed from 1.3mm genuine bovine leather
  • Large accordion stretch panels help movement and comfort on the bike
  • HRSF stretch fabric panels on sleeves, crotch further improve fit and feel
  • Ergonomic back hump, sculpted for better airflow and performance at high speed
  • Two zippered hand pockets
  • Pre-curved sleeve construction
  • Large perforated leather panels with reinforced stitching for maximum ventilation
  • Localized perforations highly improve ventilation
  • Stitched leather graphic details
  • Integrated padding for increased comfort and protection
  • Chest pad compartments for Alpinestars Nucleon chest pads (sold separately)
  • Fixed mesh inner liner for improved rider comfort
  • Inner waterproof wallet pocket
  • Adjustable snap button system to integrate the Level 2 CE-certified Alpinestars Nucleon back protector (sold separately)
  • Comfort fabric on collar
  • CE-certified Alpinestars GP-R protectors on shoulders and elbows
  • Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) external dual density TPU sliders on shoulders and elbows

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Alpinestars Atem v4 Jacket

The Atem v4 Jacket wraps you in racetrack style and performance. Contoured TPU shoulder and elbow sliders at the front are paired with an aerodynamic race hump at the rear – ensuring that the party never stops. Neoprene at the collar and cuffs keep you comfortable as the miles flash by. 

Features:

  • Premium leather main chassis constructed from 1.3mm bovine leather
  • Large accordion stretch panels help movement and comfort on the bike
  • Stretch panels on sleeves and chest further improve fit and feel
  • Ergonomic back hump, sculpted for better airflow and performance at high speed
  • Pre-curved sleeves construction
  • Innovative inner cuff adjusters and VELCRO® brand waist adjuster
  • Localized perforations highly improve ventilation
  • Integrated padding increase comfort and protection
  • Print logos and direct print graphic details
  • Zippered hand pockets and inner waterproof wallet pocket
  • Low profile collar construction with microfiber comfort edging
  • Innovative inner cuff and calf adjusters
  • Pockets for optional chest protection (sold separately)
  • Fixed inner liner for breathability
  • Multiple snap button system to integrate the Level 2 CE certified Alpinestars Nucleon Back protector (sold separately)
  • Waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants
  • 3D textured fabric comfort inner collar lining
  • CE certified Alpinestars GP-R protection on shoulders and elbows
  • RR external dual density TPU sliders at shoulders
  • GP PRO protector on elbow
  • Fully CE certified riding garment to CE – Category II – 89/686/EEC draft standards AAA class
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Alpinestars GP Pro Leather Jacket

A super premium jacket for the super-sport enthusiast, the Alpinestars GP Pro Leather Jacket has all of the ergonomics and protective features found at the highest levels of road racing. The full grain 1.3mm premium leather chassis incorporates strategically positioned perforation panels and accordion stretch inserts to offer excellent levels of comfort and flex fit. Integrated padding, removable CE rated armor and a Moto GP derived speed hump give riders the confidence to carve corners on the street or at the track. Mate the GP Pro Jacket to a pair of Alpinestars leather race pants with the waist connection zipper to create a pro-level 2 piece race suit.

Features:

  • Highly abrasion resistant main construction using premium, 1.3mm full-grain leather for comfort, fit and durability
  • Alpinestars race-derived, external Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) protectors in shoulders and elbows feature injectionmolded shells and dual density foam padding
  • Removable, internal CE-certified protectors offer superior impact protection to shoulders and elbows
  • Snap connection system allows integration of CE level 2-certified Nucleon Back Protector for the ultimate protection
  • Pockets for optional chest and back protection (sold separately)
  • Advanced poly-textile accordion stretch inserts in key articulation areas on back and elbows for excellent performance fit
  • Extensive advanced poly-textile stretch panels on chest, underarms and waist for range of movement
  • Leather stretch insert on rear lumbar area for excellent mobility in riding position
  • Localized perforations on chest and arms and zippered torso air-intakes offer airflow and regulate body temperature
  • Airprene collar and sleeve cuff construction for breathability and comfort; cuffs incorporate zip closures for secure and customizable fit
  • Moto GP profile, perforated, back hump for improved aerodynamic and ventilation performance
  • Mesh lining improves comfort, fit and ventilation; liner is removable and can be easily washed
  • Premium YKK fasteners and semi-auto locking zips used throughout garment
  • Full circumference waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants
  • D-ring waist adjustments feature VELCRO® brand closures for secure and personalized fitting
  • Extended lower back profile for improved lumbar coverage
  • Reflective detailing for improved rider visibility
 
 

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Alpinestars GP Plus R v3 Jacket

Optimized for the track and performance riding, the GP Plus R v3 is a bombproof sport jacket. The GP Plus R v3 balances ultra-durable materials and construction with strategic stretch and accordion flex panels. As you carve your next apex, you will be doing so in the best fit and greatest mobility possible. A waterproof inner pocket and reflective accents for nighttime visibility add useful touches for time spent on the street. Pockets for optional chest and back protectors can take the protection game to an even higher level.

 Features: 

  • Premium 1.3mm bovine leather construction
  • High Resistant Stretch Fabric (HRSF) strategically positioned for comfort
  • Included Nucleon Flex Plus CE Level 1 armor on shoulder and elbow
  • Pockets for optional Nucleon KR-Ci chest and back protectors (sold separately)
  • Accordion leather stretch panels on back and shoulder
  • HRSF polyamide stretch material on sleeves for an optimized fit mobility
  • Waist adjustment
  • Low profile collar with soft edging and 3D mesh liner
  • Two zippered hand pockets and two inner pockets
  • Inner waterproof document pocket
  • Zippered ventilation for improved airflow
  • Full circumference waist zipper allows for a safe and secure attachment to Alpinestars pants
  • Reflective inserts 
  • Meets CE Category II PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 – AA class for protective riding garments
 
 

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Alpinestars Core Airflow Leather Jacket

The Alpinestars Core Airflow Jacket takes race track pedigree to the street. With premium leather, excellent ergonomic performance and strategically positioned stretch inserts enhance safety and comfort by working with the rider’s body both on and off the bike. Packed with superb protection, such as Alpinestars’ race-derived Dynamic Friction Shield, the Core is engineered for performance, comfort and safety. Ideal for sport riders looking for race-level style and performance with street wise comfort, the Core Airflow Jacket delivers everyday riding relief.

Features:

  • Highly abrasion resistant main construction utilizing full-grain 1.1mm leather for excellent comfort, fit and durability
  • Strategically positioned perforation zones for excellent airflow and internal cooling
  • Alpinestars race-derived, external Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) protectors in the shoulders feature injection-molded shells and dual density foam padding
  • Removable, internal CE-certified protectors offer superior impact protection to shoulders and elbows
  • Snap connection system allows integration of CE level 2-certified Nucleon Back Protector for the ultimate in protection (sold separately)
  • Pockets for optional chest protection (sold separately)
  • Advanced poly-textile accordion stretch inserts in key articulation areas on back and elbows for excellent performance fit
  • Extensive advanced poly-textile stretch panels on chest, underarms and waist for range of movement
  • Integrated PE comfort padding on the chest, torso, coccyx and back further enhances fit and comfort while riding
  • Perforations on chest and arms offer airflow and help regulate body temperature
  • 3D mesh sleeve comfort cuff edging for breathability
  • Cuffs incorporate zip closures for secure and customizable fit
  • Soft 3D mesh and leather collar construction for breathability and comfort
  • Premium YKK fasteners and semi-auto locking zips used throughout garment
  • Full circumference waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants
  • D-ring waist adjustments feature VELCRO® brand closure straps for secure and personalized fitting
  • Extended lower back profile for improved lumbar coverage.
  • Reflective detailing for improved rider visibility
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Alpinestars Faster Airflow V2 Leather Jacket

A superbly styled sport riding garment with premium leather and extensive stretch paneling, the Faster v2 Airflow Jacket is brimming with protective and performance features. Fully optimized for use with or without Tech-Air 5®, this jacket is equipped with a body mapped race fit and pre-curved sleeves, thus optimizing fit and comfort, while extensive perforations deliver enhanced ventilation.

Features:

  • Tech-Air® 5 compatible 
  • Racing leather jacket designed with a body mapped race fit and pre-curved sleeves and body for optimal riding performance 
  • Designed to accommodate Alpinestars Airbag System
  • Highly durable and technical premium 1.3mm leather, multi-panel construction for comfort and high levels of abrasion resistance
  • Rear of the jacket is elongated for enhanced coverage when riding
  • Removable nucleon flex plus Alpinestars CE-approved internal shoulder and elbow protectors
  • New shoulder protection features over-molded advanced TPU guard layered under the outer fabric for additional impact protection
  • Snap-button system to integrate the Level 2 Alpinestars Nucleon back protector (sold separately)
  • Advanced poly fabric stretch inserts on chest, underarm and rear shoulder for an optimum fit
  • Perforated padded panels integrated into main shell and sleeves for an improved fit
  • Combination snap button and zipper wrist closures for a secure and customized fit
  • Ventilation inlets on shoulders for high levels of airflow are zippered for ease of use
  • Rear of the jacket is elongated for enhanced coverage when riding
  • Strategically positioned localized perforations for highly improve ventilation
  • Hook and loop waist adjustment for an optimized fit
  • Soft 3D mesh collar construction plus 3D mesh cuff edging for comfort with a mesh liner construction for improved breathability, comfort and ventilation
  • External, large-opening front hand pockets are zippered for peace-of-mind closure
  • Multiple internal compartment pockets feature hook and loop for additional security
  • Interior waterproof wallet pocket for safe storage of documents/electronics 
  • Waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants
 
 

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Alpinestars GP Pro Airflow Jacket

A super premium jacket for the super-sport enthusiast, the Alpinestars GP Pro Airflow Leather Jacket has all of the ergonomics and protective features found at the highest levels of road racing. The full grain 1.3mm premium leather chassis incorporates strategically positioned perforation panels and accordion stretch inserts to offer excellent levels of comfort and flex fit. Integrated padding, removable CE rated armor and a Moto GP derived speed hump give riders the confidence to carve corners on the street or at the track. Mate the GP Pro Airflow Jacket to a pair of Alpinestars leather race pants with the 270 degree waist connection zipper for ultimate protection and comfort.

Fit:

  • Snug, race fit
  • Select one size larger than the size chart suggests for a relaxed fit

Features:

  • Highly abrasion resistant main construction using premium, 1.3mm full-grain leather for comfort, fit and durability
  • Incorporates strategically positioned perforation panels for airflow and internal cooling
  • Alpinestars race-derived, external Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) protectors in shoulders and elbows feature injection molded shells and dual density foam padding
  • Removable, internal CE-certified protectors offer superior impact protection to shoulders and elbows
  • Snap connection system allows integration of CE level 2-certified Nucleon Back Protector for the ultimate protection
  • Pockets for optional chest and back protection (sold separately)
  • Advanced poly-textile accordion stretch inserts in key articulation areas on back and elbows for excellent performance fit
  • Extensive advanced poly-textile stretch panels on chest, underarms and waist for range of movement
  • Leather stretch insert on rear lumbar area for excellent mobility in riding position
  • Integrated PE comfort padding on the chest, torso, coccyx and back further enhances fit and comfort while riding
  • Localized perforations on chest and arms and zippered torso air-intakes offer airflow and regulate body temperature
  • Airprene collar and sleeve cuff construction for breathability and comfort; cuffs incorporate zip closures for secure and customizable fit
  • Moto GP profile, perforated, back hump for improved aerodynamic and ventilation performance
  • Mesh lining improves comfort, fit and ventilation
  • Premium YKK fasteners and semi-auto locking zips used throughout garment
  • 270 degree waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants
  • D-ring waist adjustments feature VELCRO® brand closures for secure and personalized fitting
  • Extended lower back profile for improved lumbar coverage
  • Reflective detailing for improved rider visibility