Riding motorcycle is one of the popular hobbies in the world. It will be more prestige if it’s riding the fastest motorcycle in the world. Basically fastest motorcycle is created for the adrenaline reason. It’s so exciting for some people to speed up their motorcycle and feel the wind blow fast against their body. But not all people have the same idea about that. Riding fast motorcycle need some skill and of course body protection. For all of us, let’s just take a look at these fastest motorcycles in the world.
10. Ducati 1098s: 169 mph (271 km/h)
This motorcycle is produced by Italian Manufacturer, Ducati. It’s featured L-twin Cylinder Engine, 4 valves per cylinder Desmodromic and liquid cooled. This motorcycle can readh the top speed of 169 mph (271 km/h). The power of this Ducati 1098s is 119.3 kW (160.0 bhp) @ 9750 rpm with 6 speed chain transmission.
9. BMW K 1200 S: 174 mph (278 km/h)
This BMW manufactured motorcycle is using 16 valves, 4 cylinders, DOHC, horizontal in-line, liquid cooled engine. Top speed that can be reached by this motorcycle is 174 mph (278 km/h). This motorcycle can produce 164.94 horsepower (120.4 kW) @ 10250 RPM. The transmission is using 6 speed manual transmission.
8. Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille: 175 mph (278 km/h)
This Aprilia manufactured motorcycle is using 998 cc 60 degree V-twin engine. The top speed can be reached is 175 mph (278 km/h). This motorcycle can produce 105.24 kW (143.09 PS; 141.13 hp) @ 10000 rpm of power. The transmission system is using 6 speed chain drive.
7. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-11/ZZ-R1100: 176 mph (283 km/h)
This Kawasaki manufactured motorcycle is using 1052 cc 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled engine. This motorcycle can reach top speed of 176 mph (283 km/h). The power that can be produced is 108 kW (147 PS) @ 10,500 rpm. This motorcycle is using 6 speed transmission as well.
6. MV Agusta F4 1000 R: 176 mph (299 km/h)
This Augusta manufatured motorcycle is using liquid cooled, inline, 4 cylinder, DOHC, 16 radial valves. Top speed that can be reached is 176 mph (299 km/h). Power that produced by this motorcycle is 174 horsepower (128 Kw). Transmission of the motorcycle is using multi-disc wet clutch on 6 speed cassette gearbox.
5. Yamaha YZF R1: 186 mph (297 km/h)
This motorcycle is coming from Japan. It’s manufactured by Yamaha. The engine used is Forward Inclined Parallel 4-cylinder, 20 valves, DOHC, liquid-cooled. This motorcycle can reach top speed of 186 mph (297 km/h). While on top speed, it can produce 128.2 horsepower (95.6 kW) at 10000 rpm. The transmissions system is using constant mesh 6 speed.
4. Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird: 190 mph (310 km/h)
Honda as leading motorcycle manufacture is releasing this motorcycle. It’s using 1137cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder that can make this motorcycle reached 190 mph (310 km/h) in top speed. The top speed of this motorcycle is supported with the 114 kw (153 hp) @ 10,000 rpm power. Transmission use is close-ratio 6-speed transmission.
3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K: 227 mph (365 km/h)
This superbike can run 227 mph (365 km/h) with the Rolls-Royce 250-C20 turbo shaft. The top speed reached is supported with total of 320 horsepower (239 kw) @ 52,000 rpm. Transmission used is quite simple with just 2 speed automatic transmission.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa: 248 mph (397 km/h)
This Suzuki manufactured motorcycle is using 1340 cc (82 cu in), 4-stroke, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve engine. Top speed that can be reached is 248 mph (397 km/h) with total power of 197 horsepower (147 kW) @ 6750 rpm 147kW. Transmission system is using 6 speed with constant mesh.