Need for Speed: The Top 10 Fastest Motorcycles in the World
If you are an avid motorcycle rider or enthusiast, then you are probably familiar with some of the top best-selling models. You might even own one or two! Even though motorcycles are fun to ride and collect, they can also cause a great deal of damage.
Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are very common and usually result in significantly more damage and injury than car accidents. Motorcycle enthusiasts tend to love the speed of their bikes, which can certainly attribute to increased accidents.
Need for Speed
Do you have a need for speed? Many motorcycles are built purely for speed. In fact here is a look at the top then fastest (and probably most dangerous) motorcycles in the world.
Doing Damage – Ducati 1098 Series : This beauty is a sport bike and was introduced in 2007. According to Ducati, the 1098 has a top speed of 169 mph. The series has received several awards since its introduction and is one of the best selling bikes in the world.
Beauty BMW – BMW K1200 S :This beauty is known more for than just its looks. This motorbike has revolutionary suspensions and the best possible brakes for stopping safely. It is comfortable and “practical” with a high speed of 174 mph. It’s one of the most popular motorcycles of the year.
Absorbing the Shock – Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille : This motorcycle is manufactured by the Italian company Aprilia and is available in three different versions. It has a top speed of 175 mph and has Sachs hydraulic shock absorbers.
Moves Like a Ninja – Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 : The Ninja can accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds, and the top speed for this bike is 186 mph. This model was first introduced in 2007 and is one of the company’s fastest bikes today.
Speed Over Design – MV Agusta F4 : The F4 1000, F4 1000 R, and F4 1000R CRC Gold were introduced in 2006. Its powerful engine has 200 HP and has a top speed of over 186 mph. This bike is good for those more interested in speed rather than design.
Unique Yamaha – Yamaha YZF R1 : This motorcycle is manufactured by the Yamaha Motor Company and was introduced in 1998. Its engine has 128.2 HP and can reach a speed of 186 mph.
Blackbird, Fly – Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird : In 1997, the CBR1100XX earned the title of the fastest motorcycle by beating the legendary Kawasaki ZX-11. It has three-dimensional mapping ignition and is considered by some to be the most advanced bike in the world.
Powerful Production – MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K : This wheel-driven motorcycle is equipped with a Rolls-Royce-Allison Model 250 gas turbine. The Y2K was launched in 2000 and Guinness Book of World Records recognizes it as “the most powerful production bike” in the world.
Sizing Up – Suzuki Hayabusa : This bike was released in Las Vegas in 2008. It has an incredibly light frame and has a top speed up to 248 mph. It is considered by many to be the most expensive manufactured bike.
- The Fantastic Four – Dodge Tomahawk : This champ isn’t a helicopter, but it can fly! The Dodge Tomahawk has a 500 HP engine and has four wheels. It can reach speed of up to 400 mph. It is by far the fastest bike in the world. This super motorcycle was unveiled in 2003 and is very limited. Reportedly, only 9 bikes have ever been sold.
If you are a motorcycle enthusiast or follow some of the top best and fastest models in the world, then you likely have heard of most of these models. But as the great saying goes: With great power comes great responsibility. And this goes for motorcycles, too.
Consult with a Good Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Being injured in a motorcycle accident is no joke. And if you were injured in an accident – whether it was due to your own recklessness or speed or due to someone else’s negligence – you need a motorcycle accident attorney. So call today at 386-274-2229.
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