Motorcycles are much different from cars in terms of its technological revolution. As cars revolve, they focus more on technology and automation, while motorcycles focus more on speed and power. We provided a list of the Top 10 Fastest Motorcycles in 2017.
10. BMW K1200S
The BMW K1200S has a 4 cylinder engine. Its engine can generate 163 horse power at 10,250 rpm. BMW K1200 S is a naked supersport motorcycle that was made between 2005 to 2008. It can reach up to 60 mph with a standing start at 2.6 seconds. It can reach speeds of up to 174 mph.
9. Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille
The Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille is an Italian bike with an Australian engine. It was produced from the years 1998 to 2003. This bike is famous because it is still being used in competitions. The bike has a 998 cc engine and can reach up to 175 mph. The engine allows for it to reach 141 hp at 1000 rpm. It’s not the best for power, but when it comes to speed, it makes up for it.
8. MV Agusta F4
The MV Agusta F4 was manufactured by Ferrari and was intended to be a luxurious motorcycle. Buyers were more interested in its speed more than the other features it provided. The bike was produced in 2006 and has a powerful 200 hp engine that can reach 185mph.
7. Kawasaki Ninja
The Kawasaki Ninja was the fastest bike for several years. The Ninja model is still being produced today with an 11.352 cc liquid cooled engine that is able to reach 186 mph. Kawasaki Ninja is still one of the most consumer available bikes and best known model.
6. Yamaha YZF R1
The Yamaha YZF R1 has a 1000 cc engine and many people consider it a true racing motorcycle. It has a 4 cylinder, 2o valve engine that gives it power. It has a maximum output of 128 horse power and a maximum speed of 186 mph. Its sleek exterior gives this fast bike a sporty feel.
5. Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird
The Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird, also called the “Super Blackbird”, is a sport bike that can reach top speeds of 190 mph. The 153 horse power makes it a tank with two wheels. Honda deigned the bike with many different features borrowed from the Kawasaki ZX-11, to make up for a highly appreciated sport bike.
4. Kawasaki Ninja H2R
The Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the fastest bike in the Ninja series. This motorcycle can reach up to speeds of 220 miles per hour. The H2R includes a dog-ring transmission which gives the driver access to smooth and efficient shifting.
3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
The MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K, also known as the “Y2K Superbike” was produced between the years 2000-2005. It still stands in the top 3 spot of the worlds fastest motorcycles. It has held the Guinness World Record for being the fastest production motorcycle. The bike can reach a speed of 227 mph, with 320 horsepower.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa
Suzuki Hayabusa truly earns the number two spot because it can race speeds of up to 248 mph. Hayabusa has a 1340 cc engine with an output of 197 horse power.
1. Dodge Tomahawk
The Dodge Tomahawk was introduced in 2003 during the North American International Auto Show. The Tomahawk is truly the fastest motorcycle ever built to this day. It has a 500 horse power v10 engine that was taken from the Dodge Viper. While the bike is definitely an expensive bike, listed at $700,000, the bike can reach up to speeds of 350 mph. Which totally makes up for the price!
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