- Here’s the list of world’s fastest motorcycles that clock impressive speeds.
- 1. Dodge Tomahawk – Top Speed of 420 Miles Per Hour (676 Kmph)
- 2. Kawasaki Ninja H2R – Top Speed of More Than 249 Miles Per Hour (Over 400 Kmph)
- 3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K – Top Speed of 227 Miles Per Hour (365 Kmph)
- 4. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R – Top Speed of 208.1 Miles Per Hour (335 Kmph)
- 5. Suzuki Hayabusa – Top Speed of 194 Miles Per Hour (312 Kmph)
- 6. Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird – Top Speed of 190 Miles Per Hour (305 Kmph)
- 7. Yamaha YZF R1 – Top Speed of 186 Miles Per Hour (299 Kmph)
Here’s the list of world’s fastest motorcycles that clock impressive speeds.
Riding or owning the fastest motorcycle is a dream of many. As motorcycle manufacturers are leaving no stones unturned to bring out the fastest superbikes, it makes complete sense to have knowledge about them so that if you ever plan to own one of the speed clocking bikes, you have complete knowledge about them.
So, let’s have a look at the world’s fastest bikes and what makes them so unique and so speedy. Read on!
1. Dodge Tomahawk – Top Speed of 420 Miles Per Hour (676 Kmph)
Dodge Tomahawk is the world’s fastest motorcycle ever produced, emitting a whopping speed of 420 miles per hour (676 kmph). The makers unveiled this ultimate superbike in 2003 and so far only 9 units of this superbike have been sold, making it quite an exclusive model to possess. The bike features 8.3-litre, V-10 SRT 10 Dodge Viper engine that produces an incredible maximum power of 500 hp. The catch in this bike is that unlike others, Dodge Tomahawk has four wheels – two front wheels and two rear wheels. This world’s fasted motorcycle can reach 0 to 60 mph in just 1.5 seconds. Isn’t this surprising?
Top Speed and Specifications of Dodge Tomahawk
|Top Speed||420 miles per hour (676 kmph)|
|Engine||8.3-litre V-10 SRT 10 Dodge Viper Engine|
|Transmission||2-speed manual transmission|
|Maximum Power||500 hp at 5600 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||712 Nm at 4200 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||1.5 seconds|
|Front Brakes||Single 508 mm 8 piston discs|
|Rear Brakes||Dual 508 mm 8 piston discs|
2. Kawasaki Ninja H2R – Top Speed of More Than 249 Miles Per Hour (Over 400 Kmph)
The supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2R can clock top speed of more than 249 miles per hour (over 400 kmph) and till date, it is the fastest superbike ever produced. You can gauge its caliber from the fact that it has a whopping peak power of 310 hp. Being a track-only motorcycle, it has an unbelievably powerful machine that features a 998 cc supercharged DOHC inline-4 engine. The superbike manufacturer has also used trellis frame for the first time on Ninja H2R to increase its overall strength and improve the control of this motorcycle. The motorcycle also features a 6-speed dog-ring transmission and a world-class KYB racing suspension. Added to this, the Ninja H2R high-speed motorbike also features a highly efficient supercharger that makes it capable of an incredible acceleration.
Top Speed and Specifications of Kawasaki Ninja H2R
|Top Speed||More than 249 miles per hour (Over 400 kmph)|
|Engine||998cc supercharged DOHC inline-4 engine|
|Transmission||6-speed dog-ring transmission|
|Maximum Power||310 hp at 14000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||156 Nm at 12500 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||2.6 seconds|
|Front Brakes||2 X 330 mm, dual-semi floating, radial-mount discs with 4-piston calipers|
|Rear Brakes||250 mm, single disc with 2-piston calipers|
3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K – Top Speed of 227 Miles Per Hour (365 Kmph)
A non-production motorcycle from Marine Turbine Technologies, MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K is recognized as ‘the world’s most powerful production motorbike’ by Guinness book of world records. Featuring a turboshaft engine, this motorcycle was manufactured between 2000 and 2005. The design of this superbike is such that it intakes the heat energy from the exhaust and converts it into output power. The superbike is fitted with a Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine that churns a maximum power of 320 hp at 52000 rpm. This superbike has a top speed of 227 miles per hour (365 kmph).
Top Speed and Specifications of MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
|Top Speed||227 miles per hour (365 kmph)|
|Engine||Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine|
|Transmission||2-speed semi-automatic transmission|
|Maximum Power||320 hp at 52000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||576.5 Nm at 2000 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||2.5 seconds|
|Front Brakes||2 X 320 mm discs with 4-piston Brembo calipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single 320 mm disc with 4 piston caliper|
4. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R – Top Speed of 208.1 Miles Per Hour (335 Kmph)
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R is the second fastest production motorcycle till date, clocking the top speed of 208.1 miles per hour (335 kmph). The superbike can cross 0 to 100 kmph in just 2.7 seconds. It is the 1441 cc four-valve liquid-cooled engine that powers this world’s fastest motorcycle. Producing maximum power of 197.3 bhp at 10,000 rpm, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R has been on the top position for a decade in the list of world’s fastest motorcycles in the world. Its front brakes are 2 X 310 petal discs, four-piston calipers while the rear brakes come with a single 250 mm petal disc, 2-piston caliper.
Top Speed and Specifications of Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
|Top Speed||208.1 miles per hour (335 kmph)|
|Engine||1441 cc four-valve liquid-cooled engine|
|Transmission||6-speed transmission along with wet multi-disc clutch|
|Maximum Power||197.3 bhp at 10000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||158.2 Nm at 7500 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||2.7 seconds|
|Front Brakes||2 X 310 petal discs, 4-piston calipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single 250 mm petal disc, 2-piston caliper|
5. Suzuki Hayabusa – Top Speed of 194 Miles Per Hour (312 Kmph)
Superbike ‘Hayabusa’ gets its name from the Peregrine Falcon bird, which in Japanese is known as Hayabusa. It is the fastest bird in the world which flies at a speed of 203 mph. The speedy motorcycle Suzuki Hayabusa also gets similar capabilities like the fastest bird and can touch the top speed of 194 miles per hour (312 kmph). This one of the fastest motorcycles in the world features a 1340 cc 4-cylinder 16 valve liquid-cooled engine that churns the peak power of 197 hp at 6750 rpm. Suzuki Hayabusa features an idle Speed Control System to keep the engine stable in different conditions.
Top Speed and Specifications of Suzuki Hayabusa
|Top Speed||194 miles per hour (312 kmph)|
|Engine||1340 cc 4-cylinder 16 valve liquid-cooled engine|
|Transmission||6-speed constant mesh transmission|
|Maximum Power||197 hp at 9500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||155 Nm at 7200 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||2.5 seconds|
|Front Brakes||2 X 310 mm discs, Brembo, monobloc radial-mount calipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single 260 mm disc with Tokico caliper|
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6. Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird – Top Speed of 190 Miles Per Hour (305 Kmph)
Honda CBR1100XX is the fastest sports tourer motorbike from Japanese bike manufacturer Honda. It was between 1996 to 2007 this series came into existence and in the year 1997, this bike held the title of being the fastest production motorcycle in the world by leaving behind the Kawasaki ZX-11. Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird can clock the top speed of 190 miles per hour (305 kmph) with its very powerful 152 hp, 1137 cc four-stroke engine. For exceptional smoothness, this superbike has a dual counter balancer shaft. The engine of this speedy motorbike is linked to a 6-speed transmission.
Top Speed and Specifications of Honda CBR1100XX
|Top Speed||190 miles per hour (305 kmph)|
|Engine||1137 cc, four-stroke, inline-4 engine|
|Maximum Power||152 hp at 9500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||119 Nm at 7250 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||2.9 seconds|
|Front Brakes||310 dual discs with 3-piston calipers|
|Rear Brakes||256 mm single disc with 3-piston caliper|
7. Yamaha YZF R1 – Top Speed of 186 Miles Per Hour (299 Kmph)
The most impressive motorcycle from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha, YZF R1 is the first superbike from the famous R1 series that was launched in 1998. The 2020 Yamaha R1 has launched already, so if you’re willing to be a proud owner of this superbike, new now have the choice to buy the new edition. As far as the new 2020 YZF R1 is concerned, it features 998 cc, 16-valve, DOHC, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. This one of the fastest bikes in the world can produce a maximum power of 200 hp at 13500 rpm and the top speed of the new Yamaha YZF R1 is recorded at 186 miles per hour (299 kmph).
Top Speed and Specifications of Yamaha YZF R1
|Top Speed||186 miles per hour (299 kmph)|
|Engine||998 cc, 16-valve, DOHC, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine|
|Maximum Power||200 hp at 13500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||112.4 Nm at 11500 rpm|
|0 – 60 Mph||2.9 seconds|
|Front Brakes||Dual 320mm hydraulic disc; Brake Control System and ABS|
|Rear Brakes||220mm hydraulic disc; Brake Control System and ABS|