Top 10 fastest motorcycles in the worldBetsy Gantt
If you were under the impression that only the ghost rider could race the roads at full speed setting fire to the pavement with his Harley you’re completely wrong. In this top you’ll find the most powerful bikes in the world. Are you ready? Get set go.
- Yamaha YZF r1
With this bike, victory is guaranteed. It was built by the Japanese company Yamaha who is recognized for the good performance of their bikes in World Championships. The YZF r1 has taken the official Yamaha team to four world endurance championships from International motorcycling Federation taking the gold medal in the last season 2016 to 2017. This model has also won three times in a row in the Suzuka competition in 2015, 2016, 2017. The 2018 version of this winning motorcycle is valued at about $24,800. It is powered by a compact four-cylinder engine magnesium rims and a new aluminum Delta box chassis specifically designed to provide the highest level of precision and performance. Thanks to aerodynamic studies, Yamaha engineers have managed to create a design that allows 8% less aerodynamic resistance making it run at a speed of 186 miles per hour.
- CBR 1100 double X super Blackbird
This is the fastest sports motorcycle from Honda to date. The quality of this model has been refined since 1996 and it’s finish is simply exceptional. The super Blackbird was named in honor of the Lockheed sr-71 which was a fighter plane that had several speed records and was nicknamed the Blackbird. With an aluminum structure and powerful 1137 cubic centimeter engine, the Blackbird can fly at a maximum speed of 190 miles per hour. It weighs 491 pounds and with its 23 liter tank, it is able to travel up to 180 miles without stopping. Although this series was discontinued in 2005 this fast bird still earned the 9th place on this top.
- Kawasaki Ninja ZX 14r
This aggressive metallic green bright motorcycles set an Australian speed record. Ralph Nichols let it through Australian grounds during the dry Lakes racers Australia Speed Week at Lake Gardner Salt Flats in 2013. The zx-14r ran above 208 miles per hour the hostile and extreme heat conditions didn’t matter to this team who completed their mission in the last day of competition. They even managed to score a speeding record. It was captured by a group of 3d cameras with the latest in technology for the production of a documentary.
- Lightning LS 218 Eve
This motorcycle was built by the California lightning motorcycles brand especially to break speeding records as its name implies. It is capable of reaching 218 miles per hour. This was put to the test when it was challenged at the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2011 to achieve this feat. This elegant machine had a liquid cooling engine with 200 horsepower. In 2014, the company began delivering its commercial units for this. The brand chose the best components such as öhlins FG RT forks marchesini magnesium rims and Brembo radial front brakes. In addition it has a battery capable of going up to 180 miles with 120 minutes charged. This electric Superbike has a total weight of 495 pounds. If you’re interested in getting your own, you’ll find it with a starting price of $38888 available in six different colors.
- MTT Turbine Super Bike y2k
Get ready to see and hear the world’s most powerful bike in 2000 marine turbine technologies or MTT. Located in southern Louisiana made the first turbine motor powered motorcycle. The MTT y2k is powered by a rolls-royce Allison gas turbine engine so powerful that you can hear it sounds exactly like a choppers turbine. The first generation of these motorcycles look like large toys but they got to speeds of no less than 227 miles per hour. In 2004, this model was recognized by the Guinness World Records as the most expensive production motorcycle that’s up for sale due to its price of $185000 but not only that it got a second recognition for being the most powerful production motorcycle. The latest models of the MTT y2k have a more sophisticated design. Now they feature a rear Pirelli Diablo tire increased fuel capacity and an improved cooling system in addition. The new generation is equipped with a turbine that holds about 500 pounds torque number.
- BMW S1000RR
The German manufacturer of high-end motorcycles, BMW stands at the 5 position of our top with the s1000rr which is their fastest motorcycle yet made. It has a linear four-cylinder optimized engine with 999 cubic centimetres and up to 170 9.2 horsepower. In July 2018, this bike was piloted by Aaron sills in uni Lake in Bolivia. Aaron reached a speed of 242 miles per hour which represents the fastest speed recorded for a BMW motorcycle. This model was created in 2009 to compete in the Superbike World Championship. A year later this model entered commercial production and you can now buy it personalized from BMW starting at $18,390.
- Mad Max turbine motorcycle
This is the fastest legal turbine motorcycle in the world and the craziest of this top. The Mad Max is powered by a rolls-royce helicopter with 542 horsepower. You can hear it’s powerful madness. Zeff Eisenberg is the creative mastermind behind the Mad Max for its creation. He and his team worked hard on research and development for four years the creation of the Mad Max. Zeff is a winner in 2015. He won the Guinness world record for the fastest turbine motor cycle with 226 miles per hour subsequently. He achieved the world land speed record at 234 miles per hour with that same motorcycle which had a rolls-royce Augusta C 20 W 109 helicopter engine hard to believe. However the record of this passionate about speed was put to the test in 2016 when he was trying to break his own record and crashed at ellington airfield York Shire. Due to the magnitude of the accident, he was presumed dead and transferred flown to get medical attention. Fortunately he survived with eleven broken bones pouch. In 2018 Zeff managed to reach a speed of 243 miles per hour with the Mad Max and broke all of its previous marks. His perseverance did pay off.
- Kawasaki Ninja h2r
This humble ninja will take you by surprise because of its speed it has a multi tubular chassis offering better rigidity in heat diffusion enough to hold the Kawasaki manufactured engine. This engine has a four-stroke 4-cylinder liquid cooled engine. The Kawasaki electronic damper has been developed hand-in-hand with the Swedish öhlins. The Ninja h2r is black to go unnoticed in front of its opponents. It can go as fast as 249 miles per hour this was shown by Kawasaki steam 38 in the mythical Bonneville’s speed week in 2016. Japanese driver Shakira Yamashita in his fourth and final attempt managed to reach this impressive speed. Wow a real feat for the Japanese brand you can buy the 2018 model at a price of $55,000
- Suzuki GSX 1300
Hayabusa like a beam of light this bike goes up to the second post in this top. The Hayabusa gsx 1300 R was named like this because it means Falcon of the fastest bird in the world in Japanese. In 2011 the speed of this Falcon was put to the test in the Loring Air Force Base in limestone Maine. Bill Warner managed to reach the spectacular speed of 312 miles per hour on the 1.5 mile circuits for this feat the motorcycle had a 1299 cubic centimeter 16-valve and liquid cooled turbocharged engine with 1000 horsepower. The motorcycle weighed 586 pounds and it’s 2018 model can be yours for $24,6900.
- Dodge Tomahawk
This motorcycle doesn’t only stand out because it’s visually attractive but also because it is the most powerful of our top. It was presented by the American dodge cars in 2003 at the North American International Auto Show where it attracted the press and the industry for its amazing design. It has a 10 cylinder engine, a capacity up to eight point three liters of fuel and a powerful 500 horsepower. Although many have tried, no other bike has been able to surpass its speed of 420 miles per hour. This monstrous beast is made of aluminum and weighs no less than 1499 pounds. A total of nine units were manufactured between 2003 in 2006 and their prices about $550,000