The two wheeler vehicles known as bikes are one such super vehicle existing in the world today, which has won millions of hearts. According to reports and surveys, bikes are one of the most commonly used means of transportation. Bikes are vehicles which are elegant, stylish, sexy and powerful. They are said to complete the personality of a man, and therefore there are various super bikes which have immense power and energy in them, along with being spell bounding in look and appearance. The feeling of riding a bike is amazing, it is almost like flying in the air, some say. The thrills of the speed of some of the best and fastest bikes in the world remain incomparable and unmatched with any other kind of vehicle. Bikes have their own place and cannot necessarily be compared to a car performance, simply because bikes have a completely different and distinct feel to it. Here is a list of some of the fastest bikes in the world, which are sought after and marvelled at today.
10. Ducati 1098s
Announced on November 8, 2006, the Ducati 1098s is considered to be one amongst the many fastest bikes in the world. This super bike has been commended on possessing the highest torque to weight ratio, as compared to the other fast bikes already existing. Being a 1099 cc L-twin bike, it is manufactured by Ducati and claims to have the highest range of horsepower of 160, 90.4 ft-lb torque. It has a high liquid cooling generation in its powerful engine, having 4 valves per cylinder. Claiming to have engine power of 119.3 Kw @ 9750 rpm, it’s top speed has been recorded as 169 miles per hour, just like about 5 mph less than the top speed of BMW super bike.
9. BMW K 1200 S
Officially launched on September 25, 2004, this super bike gives the toughest of the competition to the other super bikes such as Aprilia and Ducati. With its very impressive structure and body, this bike remains no less when it comes to speed and performance, claiming a top speed of 174 miles per hour. It again has a liquid cooling system for its engine. The power of the engine has been redefined with 16 valves and 4 cylinders to make the bike stand at one of the fastest when it comes to power and performance. Having a horse power of 164.94 @ 10250 rpm, this bike is still considered one of the best among the other super bikes.
8. Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille
Comprising of the powerful V-twin engine, the Aprilia RSV 1000R was announced in the year 2004. This fastest super bike has its engine built by the Austrian company Rotax. It is a famous bike with a 998 cc engine, also claiming one of the best and fast top speeds of 175 miles per hour. Among all the Aprilia bike series, the Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille has been claimed to be the most popular with a horsepower of 105.24 kW @ 10000 rpm. Irrespective of the very attractive name, the structure of the bike is equally impressive.
7. Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400
Known to be one of the fastest super bikes to be ever created, the Ninja ZZR 1400 model bike overshadowed the other Ninja ZZR models with its high performance and appearance. With a massive tank to carry about 22 litres of fuel, the ZZR 1400 boasts about one of the highest speeds of almost 185 miles per hour. It has a powerful 1052 cc liquid cooling engine, with 4 valves and 4 cylinders, making it the best when it comes to power and performance.
6. MV Agusta F4 1000 R
With an attractive and dynamic personality, the MV Agusta F4 1000 R was released in the year 2006. Considered to be possessed with some of the best engine models, the top speed of this super bike has been recorded to be up to 185 miles per hour. With a 4 cylinder in-line for better and powerful performance, the engine of this bike also comprises of 16 radial valves and has the liquid cooling system. With the upgraded Brembo radial brakes and the black Brembo wheels make this bike look even more stunning and dynamic. The exclusive rear shock absorber used in this bike help in proper management of rebounding and compression, making it also safe to use.
5. Yamaha YZF R1
The Yamaha YZF R1 is supposed to be just a redefinition of the Genesis engine used in the previous Yamaha bike series. With a powerful 1000 cc engine, the top speed of this motorcycle touches up to 186 miles per hour. Having an appearance and class close to a true racing bike, the engine has a horsepower of 128.2 @ 10000 rpm. Similar to having the liquid cooling system engine like the other bikes, the R1 engine comprises of 20 valves in 4 cylinders, thus increasing the handling capacities of this super bike to a great extent.
4. Honda CBR1100 XX Blackbird
This super bike literally snatched off the title of being the world’s fastest production motorcycle from Kawasaki and owned the title with the release of the Blackbird in the year 2007. With an exceptional top speed touching up to 190 miles per hour, this super bike has a 1137 cc engine with the liquid cooling system. For better performance, this bike has the 4 cylinder in-line engine, with a horsepower of 114 kW @ 10000 rpm. Also having the dual counter balancer shaft, this super bike has an amazing smoothness, giving the rider a joyous smooth ride.
3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
Been recognised as the ‘world’s most powerful production motorcycle’ by the Guinness Book of World Records, Super bike Y2k was officially launched in the year 2000 with the highest top speed of almost 227 miles per hour. Known to be one of those very few bikes to be powered with turbine engine system, it possesses the Rolls Royce 250-C20 turbo shaft engine, for higher and greater performance. With an engine horsepower of 320 @ 52000 rpm, this super bike has been ranked as the third fastest bike in the world.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa
Ranked as the second fastest bike in the world, the Suzuki Hayabusa derives its name from a Japanese translation of a bird, whose average speed was believed to be even more than 200 miles per hour. Thus defining its top speed of a striking 248 miles per hour, this super bike has a powerful 1340 cc engine. With a 16 valve and 4 cylinder engine fitments in the Hayabusa, the engine also is powered with the liquid cooling system, thus making the Hayabusa better and higher in performance and standards. The engine horsepower is claimed to be 197 @ 6750 rpm, making it one of the best and one of the most popular bikes in the world. The Suzuki Hayabusa remains well known even till today and is equally popular among riders and bike lovers across all age groups. The style and the structure intricacy of this super bike has left millions of people marvel at the appearance of the Hayabusa. Its stylized and modern look gives a very sporty racing feeling to the rider, especially when the performance level and the features of this super bike stand out from the rest others.
1. Dodge Tomahawk
Known to be one of the best, most powerful, and fastest and the most popular bikes in the world, it could be none other than the striking and amazing Dodge Tomahawk. There are a lot of distinct and unique features about this super bike, the first and foremost being the look and appearance of this bike. The first feature which will leave you amazed is its operation and functioning on 4 wheels instead of on 2 wheels like the other super bikes in the world. Due to this, the Tomahawk has a very quadricycle structure and look to it, making it very different from the rest others. When the bike production took place in the year 2003, only ten units of this bike was produced and each unit of this amazing super bike was sold for 555,000$. The standard and class of this super bike was worth enough all that money as people still claim. The Tomahawk has the Viper V-10 engine, with a 90 degree and 10 cylinder structure, making it the best when it comes to performance. With two front wheels and two black wheels, the engine has been well accustomed with a powerful range of horsepower of 500 @ 5600 rpm. With the most spell bounding top speed recorded till date, the Tomahawk has surely crossed the other super bikes with a top speed of 350 miles per hour. This bike remains the best till date, as people have still not forgotten the unique and distinct style of this strangely named super bike, Dodge Tomahawk.