The rich love riding motorcycles that are known to be the fastest in the world. So this means that the top fastest motorcycles are still the most expensive. Whether you have money to buy them or not, you need to know the top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world and how fast each can go.
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10. Ducati 1098s
The list starts off with Ducati 1098s. This is one of the most bought super bikes in the world. This means that it is not just fast but also popular among bike lovers. In less than 3.0 seconds, this bike can hit 60mph thanks to its 180 horsepower.
This bike is classified as a sport bike and this means it should be lighter than the ordinary bikes. So the bike only weighs 173 kg (381 lbs). This bike makes it in our top 10 fastest bikes since it can go up to 169 mph.
9. Yamaha YZF R1
Yamaha has been silent for some time but broke the ice when it introduced the Yamaha YZF R1. This is one of the best racing motorcycles you should own thanks to the fact that it has an awesome horsepower, responsiveness and lightweight.
The bike has a 4 cylinder 4 valve engine that can get it to an astonishing speed of up to 172mph. This bike was released to counter Honda’s CBR929RR that could have taken the spotlight away from the YZF.
8. Aprilia RSV 1000 Mille R
Since its release in the late 1999, Aprilia RSV 1000 Mille R got instant success from then. After it won sports bike shout outs around the globe, the fame for this bike spread like forest fire. This is bike that hits up to 172mph.
998 cc V-twin engine was manufactured by the Austrian company named Rotax despite the fact that the company that makes this motorcycle is Italian. This is also the most famous model used in competitions. Although the bike is only 998 cc of engine size, it can generate 138 hp and still be faster than any other bike in the streets.
7. MV Agusta F4 1000 R
This is a model that clearly shows MV Agusta has hit the jackpot especially after undergoing a style revolution. The Agusta image is now visible to the world thanks to the MV Agusta F4 1000 R.
Ferrari, the giant Italian automotive company was the first to manufacture the MV Agusta. The company had intended to make this bike a luxury bike but later on realized that buyers wanted more than just looks, they wanted speed.
The MV Agusta F4 1000 R uses a powerful 4 cylinder,16 radial valves, DOHC, liquid -cooled 174 HP engine making it reach a speed of up to 178 mph.
6. BMW K 1200 S
Judging from appearance, it is clear that this is the best looking bike on the list. There are also other features that make this bike everyone’s favorite. The fact that this bike is a BMW is enough to get you curious.
The BMW K 1200 S is a high-precision sport bike and still promises unique agility as well as an outstanding output. Something you will not easily get from other bikes. You will enjoy the best 1157-cc 4-cylinder inline engine that gets you 178 mph.
This is another superbike from Japanese’s leading company, Kawasaki. This is also the same bike that has dominated the market in the United States. You should also know that Kawasaki Ninja also held the trophy of being the fastest bike to go in production for about one decade.
This bike can reach a speed of 186 mph thanks to its amazing liquid-cooled engine. Just like the Kawasaki Ninja model, Kawasaki as a company is far known to produce the best Bikes in the market.
4.Honda Super Blackbird
Named after the high-speed American spy-plane. This motorcycle was built to take back the unofficial title of World’s Fastest Motorcycle from Kawasaki. It is clear they were close to achieving that goal.
Although some people will tell you how unappealing the look of Honda Super Blackbird is but the fact of the matter is that this bike is certainly one of the fastest in the world. The bike can hit 188 mph thanks to its four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder engine.
3.MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
This motorcycle has been the world’s fastest for some time and has held Guinness World Record for the fastest motorcycle in production. This is a one of a kind bike since its powered by a gas turbine engine which belonged to a helicopter.
Although racing bikes are powered by jet engines, MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K Became the first bike with a jet engine to be used on a public road. With a Rolls Royce Allison 250 gas turbine engine, the bike hits 249 mph making it the 3rd fastest bike in the world.
2.Suzuki Hayabusa Turbocharged
Suzuki became the manufacturer of the fastest motorcycle in production when it launched the GSX1300R model. The previous model could go as fast a 303-312 km/h. However, this speed wasn’t fast enough for Bill Warner who was the first man to exceed 300mph.
The Suzuki Hayabusa Turbocharged is an approved BST carbon-fiber street wheels that can provide 1000 HP. This bike can top a speed of 300mph and this is why it is the second fastest bike on the planet.
When it comes to speed, Dodge Tomahawk is the real deal. If you are looking for a bike with extreme engineering and art then you should try out this 4-wheel single-passenger motorcycle. There was actually no one to top the 399mph speed since the law of aerodynamics and physics wouldn’t allow it to remain on the road. With such speed, this bike could possibly go airborne. This is why the bike cannot be ridden on a public road.
With the 500 HP Viper V-10 engine that powers the dual-rear wheels, this bike ensures speed and power.
That said, you now know the top fastest bikes in the world. With engineers working around the clock, better and faster bikes will always be manufactured to top this list. So let’s watch out and be ready to analyze them