Three of the world’s fastest motorcycles
Posted on 09 February 2017
The fastest motorcycle in the world is also usually synonymous with the most expensive motorcycle in the world. And that shouldn’t really be a surprise. Here are three of them described just enough so beginners can understand why.
Dodge Tomahawk, 420 miles per hour
At top speed of 420 mph, the Dodge Tomahawk is the world’s fastest motorcycle ever produced. This ultimate superbike was unveiled by Dodge in 2003. Dodge Tomahawk features 8.3 liter, V-10 SRT 10 Dodge Viper engine. It can produce a maximum power of 500 HP. Unlike other superbikes, Dodge Tomahawk has four wheels. It can also go from 0 to 60 mile in just 1.5 seconds.
Suzuki Hayabusa, 248 miles per hour
The Hayabusa is named after the Peregrine Falcon’s name in Japanese. The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest bird in the world that can fly at at a speed of 203 mph. What this means is, with a top speed of 248 miles per hour, its possible — completely possible — the Suzuki Hayabusa could even beat the Peregrine falcon. It is the fastest superbike from Suzuki. The ultimate Hayabusa superbike features a 1397 cc four-cylinder 16 valves, liquid cooled engine that produce power of 197HP@6750 rpm.
MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K, 227 miles per hour
Turbine superbike Y2K is a wheel-driven motorcycle with a turboshaft engine that manufactured between 2000 and 2005. This motorcycle has been designed to extract the heat energy from the exhaust and convert it as output power. It features Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine that produce a maximum power of 320 HP @ 52000 rpm. The top speed of Y2K superbike has been recorded at 227 miles per hour. It’s also been dubbed ‘the most powerful production motorcycle’ by Guinness book of world records.