Speed has always fascinated man. The more speed a bike has, man has the urge to have one bike which is faster than the previous one. In the struggle to go faster and faster each day, it would not be exaggeration to say the tagline is ‘Need For Speed’. So here at bikeSpace, we bring to you the fastest bikes around. Have a look for yourself.
#7 – Kawasaki Ninja ZX-11/ZZ-R1100: 176 mph (283 km/h)
The extremely attractive looking product from the Japanese Kawasaki is a name that we cannot afford to miss from this list. The bike has an engine of 1052 cc. The bike comes with a 4 stroke, four cylinder, DOHC, liquid cooled engine. The top speed of the bike is 176 miles per hour, which is equivalent to about 283 kmph. The bike has a stupendous power of 147 bhp generated at 10,500 rpm. At full speed, it is nothing less than having a flying experience.
#6 – MV Agusta F4 1000 R: 185 mph (296 km/h)
The MV Agusta F4 1000 R happens to be one of the most attractive looking bikes in the list. Its side panels, the raised seat and the alloy wheels give this bike a trendy and sporty look. The bike has a liquid cooled inline 4 cylinder DOHC 16 valve radio engine. The bike can be driven as fast as 176 mph (229 kmph). The bike incorporates 6 speed gearbox.
#5 – Yamaha YZF R1: 186 mph (298 km/h)
As the above mentioned two bikes, the Yamaha YZF R1 also sports a liquid cooled engine. The bike is equipped with 4 cylinder, 20 valve, DOHC, liquid cooled engine. With its powerful engine, it can produce a maximum power of 128.2 bhp. at 10,000 rpm. The bike of the Japanese make can be driven as fast as 186 mph or in other words, 297 kmph.
#4 – Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird: 190 mph (310 km/h)
Honda has always been known for speed. So there is no wonder, the bike from this manufacturing company is listed here. The bike incorporates a powerful engine of 1137 cc. The bike with the sporty look can reach a maximum speed of 190 mph (310 kmph). This bike also comes in a liquid cooled engine to go with inline four-cylinder engine. A power of 154 bhp is generated at 10,000 rpm.
#3 – MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K: 227 mph (365 km/h)
Probably one of the best superbikes in the list has to be the MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K. It looks like a closed shape from the side as the side panels are one complete rack. The 320 horsepower it generates at 52,000 rpm, goes will with the fact that the bike reaches a top speed of 227 mph (365 kmmh). However, you will be surprised that the bike has only two speed automatic transmission in place. Moreover, MTT turbine Superbike Y2K is also considered as one of the costliest bikes in the world.
#2 – Suzuki Hayabusa: 248 mph (397 km/h)
Another liquid cooled bike in the list is the Suzuki Hayabusa. The bike has 4 stroke, four cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC, 16 valves engine. There is the 6 speed constant transmission in the bike, which can be driven at 248 mph which is equivalent to around 397 kmph. The bike can generate a maximum horsepower of 197 at 6,750 rpm.
#1 – Dodge Tomahawk: 350 mph (560 km/h)
The fastest in the list is the Dodge Tomahawk. A uniquely built motorcycle which has two wheels built into each other at the front and two wheels to the back which resembles the front. The bike uses 10 cylinder 90 degree V-type. Currently, the fastest bike in the world, it can go as far as 350 mph or 560 kmph. No wonder, this speed is attained owing credit to great power of 500 bhp at 5600 rpm. The bike uses manual gearbox which has two speed transmission. The bike is also considered world’s costliest bike and tagged at a price of $555,000.