Top 10 Fastest Motorcycles Of The World

      Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 13:57 [IST]
 

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. Suzuki GSX- R1000

We will start the top 10 fastest bikes in the world with the Suzuki GSX R1000. It has a sturdy design and a smooth and powerful engine. It has a top speed of 285kmph making it one of the most sought after motorcycles among Suzuki super bike buyers.

9.Honda CBR1000 RR

Ninth on the list of top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world is the Honda CBR 1000 R R. We are very much familiar with Honda's CBR family of motorcycles thanks to the CBR 150 R and the CBR 250R. The CBR 1000 R R makes it to this list with a top speed of 291kmph.

8. Yamaha YZF- R1

Here is yet another familiar bike in the top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world - the Yamaha R1. The Yamaha R1 is known for handling rugged condition exceptionally. Give it a smooth road and you can get close to the coveted 300kmph mark. The Yamaha R1 has an official top speed of 297kmph.

7. Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400

Kawasaki Ninja is another motorcycle that has made its name for being one among the fastest bikes in the world. The Ninja in our top 10 is the Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400. Considered to be a smooth performer even at breath taking speeds, the Ninja ZZR 1400 can hit a top speed of 299kmph.

6. Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike

Ducati, the famous Italian super bike manufacturer joins our top 10 fastest bikes with its 1199 Panigale Superbike. The Panigale is powered by a monstrous 196bhp engine that powers it to a top speed of 300kmph.

5.BMW S1000RR

BMW Motorrad has been the long standing rival of Ducati and some say it has had the upper hand. The BMW S1000RR is faster than the Ducati Panigale hitting a top speed of 305kmph. Such speeds warrant safety systems and the BMW S1000RR gets ABS and electric evolution control system.

4. MV Agusta F3 Tamburini

MV Agusta is yet another European brand thatmakes it to the list of top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world. The MV Agusta F3 Tamburini is considered one of the most beautiful bikes in recent years. And this one is a deadly combination of beauty and speed too. The F3 Tamburini can reach a top speed of an incredible 307kmph.

3. MV Agusta F4 R312

We have hit the most interesting part of the top 10 fastest motorcycles of the world with the last three bikes in the list. The MV Agusta F4 R312 is the third fastest bike in the world with a top speed of 314kmph.

2. Suzuki Hayabusa

The Suzuki Hayabusa was once the fastest bike in the world. It can now be satisfied with the second spot in the top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world with a top speed of 320kmph. The Busa as it is lovingly called is a favourite bike of several A-List Bollywood actors including John Abraham.

1. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K

Here is the fastest motorcycle in the world - the MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K. Unlike all the bikes in the list, the Y2K is different as it is not powered by a conventional engine. It is powered by a Rolls-Royce helicopter engine that delivers an incredible 300bhp. Such power will take the Y2K to a top speed of 370kmph.

Story first published:  Thursday, December 13, 2012, 15:51 [IST]
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