There is nothing in the world that can be compared to riding a fast motorcycle. The adrenaline pumping through your veins as you give full throttle and the powerful engine roar seems to give you wings, while the world rushes past you go. And the sooner, the better, although it is the speed limit in the Netherlands quickly with the fun. The sleek design alone will be watching these fast machines make your heart beat a beat. But what exactly are the fastest engines and who heads the list of fastest motorcycles in the world?
10. Aprilia RSV4
photo: Thomas Gray
The world was introduced to this engine in 2008 during the International Piaggio Group Convention held in Milan (Italy). Barely a year later, in 2009, the engine was not only seen as an addition to the motorcycle world, but the Aprilia RSV4 was also used to take part in various championships. The sleek design and the three innovative systems that Aprilia patented and the driver, front passenger and the engine completely monitors, while the maximum is extracted from the engine, make the Aprilia particularly attractive. The maximum speed is 281 km / h with a 999.6 V4 engine.
9. Honda CBR 1000 RR
In the row fastest motorcycles in the world, the Honda CBR 1000 RR should definitely at. Honda introduced this model already in 2004, and since then, the engine has amazed many fans do. With a 999 cc four-cylinder in-line and by liquid-cooled engine, the machine has with ease 291 km / h. Not surprisingly, these Fireblade, the nickname of this machine, not unnoticed remained in the racing world. It did not take long for this engine from Honda was a frequent participant in various racing championships.
8. Suzuki GSX-R1000
As successor to the GSX-R1100 Suzuki GSX-R1000 was the placing on the market in 2001. The engine was an instant success and scored big with a top speed of 285 km / h and a sleek design. The 999 cc four-cylinder and liquid-cooled cylinder engine has four valves per cylinder. The chassis is equipped with sufficient copies, so the engine glides over the road.
7. Yamaha YZF-R1
With an attainable speed of 297 km / h, this engine belongs also the fastest in the world. The ingenious footrest and sevenfold traction control system make it possible for the driver to deliver even better performance on his machine. The compact engine, which was redesigned by Yamaha approximates the ultimate racing engine with a displacement of 998 cc.
6. MV Agusta F4 Tamburini
The limited edition of only 300 pieces make this bike particularly attractive for the true fanatics. This particular F4 1000 S model was released in 2005 and has easily a speed of 307 km / h. Nice to know: all parts of this engine, with the exception of the fuel tank, made of carbon fiber (carbon fiber). The name owes the engine to its designer, who had the honor to get the engine named after him, by giving to the multi-disc clutch fame. With a 998 cc contents rides the MV Agusta F4 Tamburini to 280 km / h.
5. MV Agusta F4 R 312
Although the MV Agusta F4 R 312 on the previously released f 4 1000 series looks, the engine is much more powerful. The 1098 cc engine provides enough power to reach a speed of 312 km / h, where the name comes from R 312. The motor is suitable for driving on a wet and slippery surface, thanks to the ingenious and innovative fuel system.
4. BMW S1000RR
BMW not only enables fast cars, but also sense of speed motors, the BMW S1000RR proves. In 2008 the engine was, which was designed by BMW Motorrad, presented to the public and a year later made his debut during the motor Motorcycle World Championships. The 999 cc 4-stroke engine, and the addition of an additional tooth to the rear sprocket allow the machine to achieve a speed of 305 km / h.
3. Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400
Where the ZZR series engines were already very popular, was the euphoria after the introduction of the new ZZR 1400 beyond all expectations. Although the speed of 299 km / h, with a capacity of 1441 cc seems to fall against it, pulls the motor in 2.5 seconds from zero to 97 km / h, and that with an engine capacity of 22 liters. Beautiful details and a completely renewed frame make the engine not only fast, but also pleasing to the eye.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa
The name Hayabusa translated from Japanese means peregrine falcon, the bird that can reach a speed of 290 km / h . The same engine is still slightly faster and achieves a 1340 cc four-stroke engine at a speed of 320 kilometers per hour. Despite these high speeds, the design takes into account the comfort of the driver, where this model engine also is famous and popular among motorcyclists.
1. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
The fastest motorcycle in the world is the MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K designed by Ted McIntyre. The spiritual father of this engine provided the machine of a Rolls Royce Allison turbo engine, which is made to the design of the turbine technology of the Navy. The top speed of 400 km / h have ensured in combination with the latest technological innovations that the MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K has been recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as being the fastest and most expensive motor released for production, ever. The engine spoke to the imagination to see that this is in the movie “Torque” by Warner Bros. This increased the popularity of the engine is no wonder.