Top10 Fastest Motorcycles in the World 2021

To own or ride a super-fast motorcycle may be one of your dreams. The question is, if you have enough money in your pocket, which motorcycle would you buy? The fastest one. Right? Here is the list of the top ten fastest motorcycles in the world.

10 Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille, 175 miles per hour

Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille
Aprilia RSV1000R 2007

Aprilia manufactured the Aprilia RSV 1000R Mille during 1998 – 2011. This one of the fastest motorcycles has a 998 cc V-Twin liquid-cooled V-twin engine, produces 142.95 HP @ 10000 rpm. RSV 1000R Mille can cross 0 to 60 in just 3.1 seconds. It is also one of the fastest motorcycles in the world.

This motorcycle also has a stunning design and the best quality seat. Not only the horsepower but also the engine-frame-suspension-brakes package gives the unbeatable smooth ride. It is a supersport for the expert, especially on the race track.

  • 998 cc four-stroke 60 degrees, V-Twin engine.
  • Multi-plate clutch and 6-speed transmission.
  • Maximum power: 142.95 HP @ 10000 rpm.
  • Maximum torque: 107.0 Nm @ 7500 rpm.
  • Top speed: 175 miles per hour.
  • Front brakes: Dual 320 mm floating disk, Brembo radial-mount four-piston calipers
  • Rear brakes: Single 220 mm disc, two-piston radial caliper, Brembo
  • Dry Weight: 408 lbs
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9 Yamaha YZF R1, 182 miles per hour

Yamaha YZF  R1
2021 Yamaha YZF  R1-2
Image credit: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

YZF R1 is one of the fastest and most impressive motorcycles from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. The first motorcycle from the famous R1 series came out in 1998.  Now, Yamaha officially unveiled the 2021 edition Yamaha R1. It affords a cross-plane engine, pure MotoGP blood, short wheelbase chassis, and high-tech electronics.

Yamaha officially updated the bike’s Quick Shift System that offers clutch-free downshifting as well as upshifting. Its Inertial Measurement Unit continually senses the 3D chassis motion to control front wheel lift, traction, slides, braking, and launches.

  • 998 CC, liquid-cooled, 16-valve liquid cool inline four-cylinder DOHC engine
  • Maximum power: 200 HP@13500 rpm.
  • Maximum torque: 112.4 Nm@11500 rpm.
  • Fuel injection, 6-speed transmission.
  • Top speed: 182 miles per hour.
  • Front Brakes: Dual 320 mm, four-piston caliper hydraulic disc.
  • Rear Brakes: 220 mm hydraulic single disc.
  • Wet Weight: 448 lbs

8  MV Agusta F4 1000R, 186 miles per hour

 MV Agusta F4 1000R
MV Agusta F4 1000R

MV Augusta F4 1000 R is the second series of the F4 1000 motorcycle from Italian manufacturer Agusta. The company released this limited edition superbike in 2007. Besides, this one of the fastest motorcycles came with an updated 174 bhp engine.

It also introduced forged black Brembo wheels, Brembo Monobloc radial brakes, Sachs rear shock absorber, and carbon-nitride coated Marzocchi upside-down fork. Its engine does not use the TSS system. MV Augusta F4 1000 R can reach 0-100 km/h in 3.1 seconds.

  • 1000 CC, four cylinders, 16 radical valves, DOHC liquid-cooled engine.
  • Maximum Power: 74 bhp @ 11,900 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 111 Nm @ 10,000 rpm.
  • 6-speed transmission.
  • Top speed: 186 miles per hour.
  • Front brakes: Dual 320mm disc with four pistons radial caliper.
  • Rear brakes: Single 220 mm disc with the two-piston radial caliper.
  • Dry Weight: 423.3 lbs

7 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R, 186 miles per hour

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
Image credit: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

The Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki made the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R, the fastest motorcycle in the world. This super machine could cross 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.7 seconds. This one of the fastest motorcycles is well known for its dominance at the drag strip, making this motorcycle King of the Quarter Mile.

An enormous 1,441cc engine, uncompromising refinement, and premium onboard electronics offer the riders to take them on the track or the backroads with sophisticated ease. Kawasaki implemented a unique monocoque aluminum frame in the design specifically to carry the massive engine.

  • 1441cc 16-valve, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline-four engine.
  • 6-speed transmission and wet multi-disc clutch.
  • Maximum power : 197.3 bhp @ 10,000 rpm.
  • Maximum torque: 158.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm.
  • Top speed: 186 miles per hour.
  • Front brakes: 2*310 petal discs, four-piston calipers.
  • Rear brakes: single 250 mm petal disc, two-piston caliper.
  • Wet weight: 593 lbs.

6 BMW S1000RR, 188 miles per hour


BMW Motorrad made this sportbike to compete in the 2009 Superbike World Championship. A 999cc, inline four-cylinder engine powered this bike, which can make a whopping 207 horsepower. BMW designed this bike for speed, with a light frame. BMW S1000RR can bring all of this power to its tires at 83 lb-ft of torque at 11,000 RPM.

Its engine comes to mate a 6-speed gearbox with a bi-directional quick-shifter. The engine gets ShiftCam Technology that offers its better performance throughout the rev range. BMW updated the electronics package of the new 2019 BMW S1000RR. This one of the fastest motorcycles offers a six-axis IMU that gives power to the cornering ABS and Dynamic Traction Control.

  • 999cc, inline four-cylinder, Water/Oil Cooling engine.
  • 6-speed constant-mesh transmission.
  • Maximum power : 207 HP @ 13500 rpm.
  • Maximum torque: 113 Nm @ 10500 rpm.
  • Top speed: 188 miles per hour.
  • Front brakes: Dual 320 mm discs with radially-mounted 4-piston caliper.
  • Rear brakes: Single 220 mm disc brake with single-piston caliper.
  • Wet weight: 434 lbs.

5 Suzuki Hayabusa, 188–194 miles per hour

Suzuki Hayabusa


Image credit: Suzuki Australia Pty Limited
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Suzuki made the Suzuki Hayabusa in 1999. Hayabusa is the fastest superbike from Suzuki. Besides, this one of the fastest motorcycles is better known for its lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminum frame. Its impressive handling offers the riders exceptional control in tight corners, a smooth ride on the highway, and reassuring stability in sweeping turns.

The sleek, aerodynamic bodywork functions created a new category, and the sportbike slips through the wind like a peregrine falcon. Superbike-caliber and fully adjustable KYB-supplied suspension of the motorcycle delivers superlative handling. Besides, its fully floating dual front brake rotors delivering reliable stopping power.

  • 1340 cc, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-cylinder 16 valve engine.
  • 6-speed constant mesh transmission.
  • Maximum power: 197 HP @ 9500 rpm.
  • Maximum Torque: 155 Nm @ 7200 rpm.
  • Top speed: 188–194 miles per hour.
  • Front Brakes: 2*310 mm discs, Brembo, monobloc radial-mount calipers.
  • Rear Brakes: Single 260 mm disc with Tokico caliper.
  • Wet weight: 586 lbs.

4 Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird, 194 miles per hour

Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird
Honda CBR 1100XX Super Blackbird, during sunrise in northern Sweden.

Honda CBR1100XX is the quickest sports tourer motorcycle from Honda till now. This series manufactured between 1996 and 2007. In 1997, Honda CBR1100XX  held the fastest production motorcycle’s title by defeating the legendary Kawasaki ZX-11. It keeps the fourth position among the list of fastest motorcycles in the world.

As well as being astonishingly fast when required, this one of the fastest motorcycles helps riders to manage every box in terms of handling, reliability, comfort, and even price. The dual counter balancer shaft provides exceptional smoothness for this superbike. Its fuel consumption’s not much brilliant – but this big, heavy, fast bike often lugs two people plus luggage.

  • 1137cc, Water-cooled 4-stroke, 16-valve DOHC, inline-4 cylinders engine.
  • 6-speed sequential manual transmission.
  • Maximum power: 164 bhp @ 9,500rpm.
  • Maximum Torque: 124 Nm @ 7250 rpm.
  • Top speed: 194 miles per hour.
  • Front brakes: 310 dual discs with three-piston calipers.
  • Rear Brakes: 256 mm single disc with a three-piston caliper.
  • Wet Weight: 559 lbs

3 MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K, 227 miles per hour

MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
MTT Y2K Superbike powered by a 420bhp gas turbine helicopter engine at the Festival of Speed event at Goodwood, UK.

Image credit: nelsonart/Depositphotos

MTT Turbine Superbike is a non-production motorcycle from Marine Turbine Technologies, which is recognized as ‘the most expensive production motorcycle’ by the Guinness book of world records. They designed this motorcycle to extract the heat energy from the exhaust and convert it into output power.

To be specific, Turbine Superbike Y2K is a wheel-driven motorcycle with a turboshaft engine that manufactured between 2000 and 2005. So when riding a Y2K Superbike feels the riders like they’re piloting a fighter jet. This bike provides a carbon fiber seat fairing, a rear-mounted camera, a fuel tank unit, and a better cooling system. Its engine can run on diesel.

  • Features Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine.
  • 2-speed automatic transmission.
  • Maximum power: 320 HP @ 52000 rpm.
  • Maximum Torque: 576.5 Nm @ 2000rpm.
  • Top speed: 227 miles per hour.
  • Front Brakes: 2*320 mm discs with four-piston Brembo calipers.
  • Rear Brakes: Single 320 mm disc with a four-piston caliper.
  • Dry weight: 460 lbs.

2 Kawasaki Ninja H2R, Over 206–249 miles per hour

Kawasaki Ninja H2R
Kawasaki Ninja H2R at the 2014–2015 Seattle International Motorcycle Show in the Washington State Convention Center.

The hypersport Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the fastest production superbike to date. It’s a track-only motorcycle with astonishing acceleration and mind-bending top speed. Besides, Kawasaki Heavy Industries manufactured this motorcycle. Moreover, Kawasaki uses a lightweight trellis frame for the first time on Ninja H2R that provides strength and better control of this bike.

Inspired by MotoGP and F1 racers, Kawasaki also includes dog-ring transmission, which provides fast and smooth shifting. It uses Kawasaki racing-derived components, racing slick tires, and does not have indicators, mirrors. Its highly efficient Kawasaki supercharger helps to acquire incredible acceleration.

  • 998 CC supercharged DOHC inline-4 engine.
  • 6-speed dog-ring transmission.
  • Maximum Power: 310hp @ 14000rpm.
  • Maximum Torque: 156 Nm @ 12500rpm.
  • Top speed: 206–249 miles per hour.
  • Front Brakes: 2*330 mm, dual-semi floating, radial-mount discs with four-piston calipers.
  • Rear Brakes: 250 mm single disc with opposed two-piston calipers
  • Wet weight 476.0 lbs.

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1 Dodge Tomahawk, 300-420 miles per hour

Dodge Tomahawk
Dodge Tomahawk

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At the top speed of 420 mph, the Dodge Tomahawk is the fastest motorcycle ever produced. Dodge unveiled this ultimate superbike in 2003. According to the reports, Dodge sold only 9 of these motorcycles yet.

Unlike other superbikes, Dodge Tomahawk has four wheels – two front wheels and two rear wheels. Surprisingly, Tomahawk could cross 0 to 60 miles in just 1.5 seconds. Simultaneously, this non–street legal concept vehicle has the same number of tires as a car that keeps the bike form factor otherwise.

  • 8.3 liter, 20-valve, 90° V-10 engine
  • 2-speed manual transmission
  • Maximum power: 500 hp @ 5600 rpm.
  • Maximum Torque: 712 Nm @ 4200 rpm.
  • Top speed: 300-420 miles per hour.
  • Rear brakes: Dual 508 mm 16 piston discs.
  • Front brakes: single 508 mm 8 piston discs.
  • Wet weight: 1,500 lbs.