Written by Sam
Top 5 Fastest Bikes in the World
Here is the brand new list of the top 5 fastest bikes in the world! Includes the BMW K1200S, Ducati 1098s, Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille, Yamaha YZF R1, Honda CBR 1100XX, Suzuki Hayabusa, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 and the BMW S1000RR !
BMW K1200S 167 mhh (268 km/h)
With enough raw power to shock even the most seasoned adrenaline junky, the K 1200 S hurls you from a dead stop to sixty mph in just 2.8 seconds. Once you're over the whiplash, you'll keep climbing, topping out at speeds that run neck-and-neck with the fastest production motorcycles in the world.
Ducati 1098s 169 mph (271 km/h)
The Ducati 1098 is a 1099 cc L-twin sport bike manufactured by Ducati. It was announced on November 8, 2006 for the 2007 model year and replaces the 999. The 1098 makes a manufacturer claimed 160 horsepower, 90.4 ft-lb torque, and weighs 173kg. These figures gives the 1098 the highest torque-to-weight ratio of any production sport bike ever made.
Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille 175mph (281 km/h)
The RSV Mille and limited-edition RSV Mille Factory are high performance V-twin powered motorcycles made by Aprilia with a 143 HP 998 cc engine built by the Austrian company Rotax. For 2006. the RSV Mille Factory won the Maxisport category for Masterbike 2006 and overall Masterbike of the year.
5. Yamaha YZF R1 176mph (283 km/h)
The Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle, introduced in 1998, was the first significant motorcycle in the true litre class (1,000 cc) "handling arms race" between the Japanese Big Four motorcycle manufacturers (Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha). When introduced, it took the class closer to a true racing motorcycle, and increased the handling capabilities.
4. Honda CBR 1100XX Super Blackbird 178mph (286 km/h)
Honda CBR 1100 XX Super Blackbird is a sport-touring motorcycle built by Honda. It combines big engine power, Easy operational error-tolerance with touring comfort. The Blackbird production started in 1997 and the last year of production was 2006. The Blackbird was the result of Honda's attempt to build the world's fastest production motorcycle, stealing the crown from Kawasaki.
3. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 (299 km/hr)
The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14, or ZZR1400 is their most powerful sport bike. It is capable of accelerating from 0–60 mph in 2.5 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 186 mph (299 km/h).
2. Suzuki Hayabusa (303 km/hr)
The Suzuki Hayabusa (or GSX1300R) is Suzuki's fastest sport bike, made since 1999. Hayabusa got its name from the Japanese word for "peregrine falcon", a bird that is known for its speed due to its vertical hunting dive.
Be careful riding these superbikes, to avoid a fall like in the picture below!
Suzuki Hayabusa Fall
1. BMW S1000RR (305 km/hr)
The BMW S1000RR is a sport bike which was initially made to compete in the 2009 Superbike World Championship, that is now in commercial production. It is powered by a 999 cc (61.0 cu in) inline-4 engine redlined at 14,200 rpm.