Motorbikes are fun, especially when the speed is faster than ever. Safety measures are concerned as well, but the fastest bikes in the world are equipped with safety measures as well. We are about to talk on 10 fastest super bikes that would rule the markets even in 2016, however not all of these are road legal in India. Also, the pricing & availability might vary thus we haven’t mentioned any local price tag.
10. Ducati 1098S
Ducati 1098S is a very popular sports bike all over the world, and it has sold in good numbers over the past years. The highest power output is 169 miles per hour and the engine offers 160 bhp highest output at 9,750 rpm. The transmission technology is dry multiple clutch for fast seamless shifting; there are 6 gears in this transmission system. 0 – 100 kmph takes 3 seconds.
9. BMW K1200S
A motorcycle engine with 1157 cc 16 valve engine and with 4 cylinders – that’s really amazing. These power figures are usually found on sedan cars; and the power output might be helpful to make someone realize the true potential of the BMW K1200S – maximum power output is 164 bhp at 10,250 rpm and the top speed is 174 miles per hour.
8. Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille
The engine on Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille is 998cc, it has a V-twin engine which provides an output of 141.13 horse power at 10,000 rpm. This motorbike doesn’t take long to reach 175 mph speed which happens to be the top speed in this motorbike. Transmission technology is multi-plate clutch with 6 speeds.
7. MV Augusta F4 1000R
Augusta is an Italian motor manufacturer, and this 1000 cc motorbike offers 174 bhp. The maximum torque figure is 115 Nm at 10,000 rpm and the top speed goes up to 184 miles per hour – comparing to the engine capacity that’s pretty impressive. There are 4 cylinders and 16 radical valves in the engine, also it’s a double overhead cam engine.
6. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
Kawasaki motorbikes are very well known for the stunning performance outputs, and this Ninja ZX-14R model does 0-100 kmph just in 2.7 seconds flat. The engine displacement is 1441 cc with four valves; temperature is maintained using liquid coolant. Engine power output is 108 kW max, and the top speed goes up to 186 miles per hour.
5. Yamaha YZF R1
Yamaha YZF R1 is a true sports bike with 998 cc liquid cooled engine with 16 valves and double overhead cam shafts. The maximum power output figure from the Yamaha YZF R1 engine blows out any enthusiast mind – 197 bhp at 13,500 rpm. The manual transmission has 6 gears and the top speed is 186 miles per hour on this motorbike.
4. Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird
Honda specializes in all sort of motorbikes, be it commuters or an adrenaline rush monster like the CBR1100X Blackbird. The engine displacement is 1137 cc with 4 inline cylinders. The maximum power output is 153 bhp, and the top speed goes all the way up to 190 miles per hour.
3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
Guinness Book of World Records provided the recognition of being the most powerful production bike to the MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K. Engine in this motorbike offers top speed of 227 miles per hour. It uses Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine that doesn’t really need any more explanation! This motorbike has a 2-speed semi-auto transmission.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa
This Suzuki motorbike has a 1340 cc four stroke engine with 16 valves, cooled by liquid coolant. There are 6 gears in the constant mesh transmission system. Rated maximum power is 197 bhp and top speed on the Hayabusa is 248 miles per hour.
1. Dodge Tomahawk
The Dodge Tomahawk surely is a monster, and not even suitable for amateurs. It has a Dodge Viper engine that’s 8300 cc; the max power output is 500 horse power and maximum torque is 720 Nm. 0 – 60 mph takes 1.5 seconds, and top speed is 420 miles.
Faster motorbikes require utmost safety measures; no matter what bike you ride please follow necessary precautions.