Want to know which are the top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world? Here is the latest list of some of the fastest motorcycles in the world. While we are familiar with some of the bikes that have made it to the top 10, there are certain bikes that are not very familiar.

There is an equal mix of Japanese and European motorcycles in the list. While Japanese motorcycle manufacturers Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki and Yamaha are some of the familiar names, Europe joins the list with BMW Motorrad, MV Augusta and Ducati. Here is the top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world.

10. Aprilia RSV4 RR

  • Top speed: 286 km/h (177.7 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.7s
  • Engine: Aprilia longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooling system, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder
  • Price: $17,499 (MSRP)

As soon as Aprilia launched this superbike in 2016, the RSV4 instantly entered the limelight. The RSV4 RF is a limited edition track-oriented superbike variant featuring Öhlins fork, Performance Ride Control, Wheelie Control, Launch Control, Quick Shift, and more.999cc, liquid-cooled V4 engine combines 198bhp and 115Nm of torque with a 6-speed gearbox powers Aprilla RSV4.

There are two variants, a limited edition of the Aprilia RSV4 RF, a more hard-core RSV4 RR variant featuring Öhlins fork.

Indeed, the RSV4 RR is a ride-ready motorcycle, but RF is one step ahead.

9. Ducati Panigale V4

  • Top speed: 289 km/h (180 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 3.5s
  • Engine: 1,103 cc (67.3 cu in) liquid-cooled 4-stroke desmodromic 16-valve DOHC 90°
  • Price: $28,395

Ducati launched its current flagship, 1103cc Panigale V4, in 2018, as the V-twin engined Panigale 1299’s successor.

The feedback/data numbers of speed motorcycle clients worldwide and the world championship SuperBike events for their best sports bikes were cut down from Ducati Corse engineers.

Their analysis has brought a progression of changes like more aerodynamic chassis, electronic control, and Ride wire mapping.These modifications aimed to improve stability and turn-in speed to facilitate riders to close corners and make it easier to control the throttle more confidently.

Ducati specifically improved the design aspects of cowlings, fairings, and other bits with fluid-dynamic engineers and then in the wind tunnels.Panigale V4 is available in various trim levels: base V4, V4 S, V4 S Corse, and V4 Speciale and 998 cc variants: V4 R, Superleggera V4 2020.

8. Yamaha YZF-R1

  • Top speed: 298 km/h (185.7 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 3s
  • Engine: liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valves, DOHC, 4-Cylinder
  • Price: $17,399 (MSRP)

R1 is the company’s flagship motorcycle, giving riders the chance to explore the MotoGP DNA with a street-legal bike.

It generates a 197.2 BHP peak power and a torque of 112.4 Nm.The R1 is supported by an aluminum chassis with a diamond structure and a four-inline 998cc petrol engine.

The YFZ R1 receives forward telescopic forks and a backward double swing leg, ensuring controlled stability.

7. Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

  • Top speed: 298 km/h (185.7 mp/h)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.7s
  • Engine: Aprilia longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooling system, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder
  • Price: $ 17,499 (MSRP)

The CBR1000RR Fireblade is Honda’s flagship sports bike for the masses, bringing racetrack technology to the road.

Since the 2019 version, the fastest honda motorcycle has now improved in terms of power and innovation. It receives a range of most advanced racing elements like Wheelie Control, Rear Lift Control, Powerful Engine, Braking, Riding Mode Select System, Power Selection, and a new ABS gyroscopic mechanism.

The new CBR1000RR weighs 195 kg using magnesium and other lightweight materials, which is about 15 kg lighter than the previous one.Honda also has the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP besides the standard model with extra facilities such as semi-active Ohlins Electronic Control (SEC) steering at both sides and Brembo four-piston Monoblock radial calipers with high-performance brake pads.

It’s been a long-time Fireblade has retained its position both in MotoGP & market with the new 1000RR as one of the finest and best bikes in the world.Honda will update the CBR1000RR with a new name, CBR1000RR-R, for 2020, with redesigned upgraded bodywork and a new engine based on RC213V MotoGP technology.

6. MV Agusta F4 RC

  • Top speed: 302 km/h (187.65 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.6s
  • Engine: Corsa Corta four-cylinder in-line engine
  • Price: $46,898

If ‘iconic’ isn’t good enough for you, your aim is unique we can’t get much more specific than the MV Agusta F4 RC.

The street-legal version’s four-cylinder engine produces 205bhp power (more than the standard F4 RR, which has 195 BHP).Its body frame race kit also reduces the bike’s weight to 175 kg, meaning that its maximum velocity is a race standard specified of 302kph.

The F4 RC is the motorcycle you want to buy if you want something powerful with an exotic Italian touch and lightness.There is always an element of sleekness, both in Italian supercars and fastest bikes.

5. BMW S1000RR

BMW S 1000 RR, International Media Launch, RACETRACK CIRCUITO DO ESTORIL
  • Top speed: 303 km/h (188 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 3.1s
  • Engine: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled, four titanium valves per cylinder, BMW Shiftcam
  • Price: $16,995 (excluding tax and destination fee)

Unlike Japanese big automotive brands, BMW Motorrad receives its racing DNA technology directly from its parent corporation, BMW.

BMW S1000RR’s top speed is 303 kph (188.2 mph), making it the fastest BMW bike ever made.So far, BMW has had an eye for advanced aerodynamics for this version’s new feel.The solution was a new 2019 S 1000 RR, an entirely restructured motorcycle from its previous editions.

THE 2019 BMW S1000RR’s most prominent element includes twin LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs, which substitute the unique asymmetric headlamps its predecessors used to have.This engine is a newly developed, four-cylinder piston inline 999cc engine. The engine produces a 13,500rpm 204 HP and 113Nm of torque at 11,000rpm.

Thanks to smaller engine parts and exhaust systems, the new version has a weight of around 197kg (11 kg lighter).

4. Suzuki Hayabusa

  • Top speed: 312 km/h (194 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.6s
  • Engine: 1,299-cc Liquid-cooled 4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, DOHC
  • Price: $14,799 (MSRP)

Suzuki’s flagship, the big daddy Hayabusa, is probably the most popular bike in the world.Hayabusa also has been the fastest production motorcycle for a long time before Suzuki’s rival launched our top two speed bikes.

Nowadays, people often confuse it with the previously held speed record, but in 2021, Hayabusa is not the world’s fastest bike anymore.Hayabusa’s twin headlamps are stacked vertically, and that’s how you instantly recognize the boss of superbikes on the streets.The motorcycle has new ABS and front brake calipers from Brembo Monobloc.

In total, there are four analog meters on the front which include a speedometer, fuel gauge integrated with water temperature with S-DMS mode indicator on the drive gear, and an adjustable tachometer.

Powering the beast is a liquid-cooled DOHC 1300cc four-cylinder engine trotting out 197 horsepower.Hayabusa has a suspension upfront of the damped forks of the inverted telescopic coil spring oil and rear damped absorbers of the coil spring oil.

Unfortunately, Suzuki is planning to discontinue the production of the legendary motorcycle for some emission norm restrictions.

3. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14

  • Top speed: 335 km/h (208.1 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.59s
  • Engine: four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 16-valve DOHC , inline-four cylinder
  • Price: $14,999

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R is the third-fastest superbike to reach the top speed of 208.1 mph.In just 2.7 seconds, this super vehicle could travel 0 to 100 kph.

Ninja ZX-14R uses a liquid-cooled engine of 1441cc four valves & can produce 197.3 BHP@10,000 RPM peak power.For a long time, the Ninja series was consistently among the best street bikes for modern technologies and research.

Kawasaki intended to compete with Hayabusa and to launch the most powerful sportbike (it eventually succeeded).

2. Lightning LS-218

  • Top speed: 351 km/h (218 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.2s
  • Motor: IPM liquid cooled 150kw+; 380V 20 kwh battery pack
  • Price: $13,000-$20,000+

The Silicon Valley brand Lightning Motorcycles has launched a fully functioning motorcycle with a focus on electric superbikes.

Brand’s flagship, Lightning LS-218, has been in production since 2014 and is engineered, designed, and produced in the US.

Since 2014, Lightning LS-218 is the fastest electric motorcycle with a top speed of 218mph that also makes it the fastest street bike (Yes, it’s drivable on public roads).

The electric motor is a liquid-cooled, IPM unit (Interior Permanent Magnet) with a capacity of 150kW and a torque of 228Nm and 203PS power.That’s hyperbike territory!This Superbike is to Ducatis and Kawasakis of this world just as Tesla Roadster is to Bugatti’s Chiron.

This means that all-electronic power is used at its best, with unrelenting speed and torque in a package that always delivers huge benefits, efficiency, and economic and environmental efficiency.Perhaps the first to define the electric revolution.

1. Kawasaki Ninja H2R

  • Top speed: 400 km/h (248.5 mph)
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.5s
  • Engine: 998cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line Four with Supercharger, DOHC, 16-Valves
  • Price: $55,000 (Limited to some countries)
Street legal H2:
  • Top speed: 337.06 km/h (209.442 mph), held by rider Shigeru Yamashita at Bonneville Speedway
  • Accleration (0-60 mph): 2.6s
  • Engine: Engine: 998cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, supercharged
  • Price: $25,000

Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the fastest motorcycle in the world in till 2021, holding the speed record of reaching the speed of 400kmph (250mph) in record-breaking 26 seconds.

The combined light weight and powerful engine of the track-only variant Kawasaki is the pinnacle of the engineering marvel that the world hasn’t seen before.Because of the overwhelming power, this liter-class model was a purely track-only motorcycle, not legal on public roads, and is the only bike to get supercharging technology on track.

Thankfully, there is a street-legal variant, Kawasaki Ninja H2, and a highly rigid, lightweight CFRP trim, Ninja H2 Carbon.If we consider legality, Kawasaki Ninja H2 is the second fastest street legal motorcycle you could own.

But even so, Ninja H2R is 50 percent powerful and has a 5mm shorter wheelbase than the regular street-legal H2, which produces 197BHP of power.It looks like an astonishing piece of a motorcycle museum; H2R’s devilish engine produces over 310 horsepower, making it one of the most powerful motorcycles.



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