In a world of super fast cars, jets and boats, it’s only proper to acknowledge the eminence and popularity of super fast motorcycles too. While the motorcycle community and market share is a fairly large one, they do not in anyway come close to that of cars, which could be the explanation for the reason why they don’t get as much recognition when compared to cars.
Motorcycles don’t often get the credits they deserve and they somewhat get overlooked in the tech world too – this is only in comparison to how much love and innovation cars receive on a regular basis. That being said, motorcycles (also referred to as motorbike or bike) are just as useful and important as the other modes of transportation. In fact, to some people, motorcycles are deemed better because they can effortlessly go through (and to) places where cars won’t dare go to. Bikers in many cities across the globe get to their destinations much faster than cars.
It’s one thing to own a motorcycle, and it’s another thing to own a superfast sport bike, which is certainly not something you come across as often. Ridiculously fast bikes really do exist, because motorbike manufacturers have been making bikes that cater to customers’ ever-growing desire for speed. So, if you are contemplating on getting your hands on one of the fastest motorbikes in the market, we got you.
Below are the top 10 fastest motorcycles in the world in 2020.
10. MV Agusta F4 1000R (180.8 MPH)
With a 998 CC four-cylinder, 4-stroke, 16-valve engine that produces a maximum power of 195 hp and 110.8 Nm maximum torque with a top speed of 180.8 mph in the process, the latest MV Agusta F4 1000R starts off the world’s fastest bikes list. A modern classic straight out of Italy, the MV Agusta F4 1000R sports bike most certainly sets some type of standards as far sports motorcycling is concerned, with an impressive performance and design.
9. Yamaha YZF-R1 (185.7 MPH)
Coming right behind the MV Agusta F4 1000R, is the Yamaha YZF-R1 which gives you that MotoGP feel. Another exhilarating thing about this motorbike is that it is a street-legal bike, despite the amazing speed which is MotoGP-rated. The sport bike sprints from 0-60 mph in an incredible 2.6 seconds with a top speed of 185.7 mph, and it boasts a top maximum power of 200 horsepower which is produced from a 998 CC, liquid-cooled, 16-valve, DOHC, in-line four-cylinder engine. The Yamaha YZF R1 is an absolute beast.
8. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R (186 MPH)
The Kawasaki brand is renowned for its superfast high-performance motorbikes, hence this entry shouldn’t come as a surprise. The Kawasaki Ninja is powered by a 1441 CC four-valve liquid-cooled engine which pumps out 197 horsepower and a maximum torque of 158 Nm, and it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds, with a top speed of 186 mph.
7. MV Agusta F4 RC (187.7 MPH)
This version of MV Agusta is labeled street-legal and its four-cylindered engine is a pure beast as it produces an impressive 212 horsepower and 115 Nm of maximum torque. This motorcycle can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds, and it is one of the fastest Italian’s motorbikes till date with a top speed of 187.65 mph.
6. BMW S1000RR (188 MPH)
BMW is well-esteemed for always putting out nothing but the best, and that is exactly what the German brand has done with the 2020 BMW S 1000 RR which till date, is one of the fastest bike the brand has ever produced. The sport bike features a newly-introduced 999 CC liquid-cooled, 4-stroke in-line 4-cylinder engine which produces 205 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque, achieving that 0-60 acceleration feat in just 2.6 seconds. This powerful sport bike also boast a top speed of 188 mph.
5. Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird (190 MPH)
The Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird features a 1137 CC liquid-cooled inline-4 engine that delivers 152 hp, thereby hitting a top speed of 190 mph, making it the fastest motorbike Honda ever produced till date. The motorcycle once held the title of the fastest motorcycle in 1997, defeating the Kawasaki ZK-11. It features the twin balance shaft which helps the bike achieve exceptional smoothness.
4. Suzuki Hayabusa (193.8 MPH)
This superfast bike features a 1340 CC, four-stroke, DOHC, 4-cylinder 16-valve engine that produces out a whooping 197 hp and 115 Nm of maximum torque, with a top speed that’s recorded 193.8 mph. The Suzuki Hayabusa is still Suzuki’s fastest superbike till this moment and it is named after the Peregrine Falcon – the fastest bird in the world which has a top speed of 203 mph. The bike features Idle Speed Control System that helps engine stabilize in different conditions, allowing it to sprint from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds. It also features advanced fuel injection system from Suzuki for high combustion efficiency.
3. MTT Y2K Turbine Superbike (226.8 MPH)
Officially known as the MTT Y2K Turbine Motorcycle, this pretty boy is one of the most powerful production sport bikes ever manufactured. Although not not mass produced in continuous series, each Y2K Turbine Superbike is uniquely hand made to order after receiving the buyer’s specifications. The bike is powered by a Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine with a 2-speed semi-automatic transmission, which cranks out 320 horsepower and a maximum torque of 425 lb-ft. The MTT Y2K Turbine Superbike can go from 0-60 mph in just 2.5 seconds, with a top speed of 226.8 mph.
2. Kawasaki Ninja H2R (248.5 MPH)
The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja H2R is undoubtedly the world’s fastest motorcycle which you can easily get your hands on in 2020. With a 998 cc supercharged DOHC inline-4 engine that cranks out a whooping 310 hp, the Kawasaki Ninja H2R can hit an estimated top speed of 248.5 mph which is an unbelievable feat for a motorbike. It is obviously faster than some supercars, with its 6-speed dog-ring transmission, and a maximum torque of 156 Nm. The superbike also features 250mm single disc with opposed 2 piston calipers as rear brakes and 2 x 330mm dual-semi floating, radial mount discs with four-piston calipers of front brakes. The Kawasaki Ninja H2R is indeed a force to reckon with considering the fact that it can also accelerate from 0-60 mph in an unbelievable 2.5 seconds.
1. Dodge Tomahawk (350 MPH)
The Dodge brand is very well known for its high performance engines and vehicles, so it shouldn’t exactly surprise anyone why the Tomahawk is sitting on our number one spot. The Dodge Tomahawk is the fastest and most powerful motorbike ever produced, and no other motorcycle has been able to top its performance so far. The Dodge Tomahawk features a 8.3 liter, V-10 SRT 10 Dodge Viper engine with a 2-speed manual transmission which cranks out an insane 500 horsepower and a maximum torque of 525 pound-feet. This four-wheeled monster can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds with a surreal top speed of 350 mph. Only nine units of the Tomahawk was produced between 2003 and 2006, so it won’t be an easy job at all to get your hands on one in 2020.