Looking around us – especially at the youngsters – we will find that most of the young guns are interested to know more and more about the fanciest and dangerous of heavy bikes. Speed is often the most attractive feature of any super fastest heavy bike. So here we will mention the most powerful and fastest heavy bikes that the bike nuts would aspire have in their possession one day. These bikes are not only used in world racing championships but also by people full of zeal and zest. Here is a list of the world’s fastest heavy bikes.
|Serial No||Top 5 Fastest Heavy Bikes||Top Speed|
|5||Yamaha YZF-R1||299 km/h|
|4||Honda CBR 1100 XX Blackbird||310 km/h|
|3||MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K||365 km/h)|
|2||Suzuki Hayabusa||399.117 km/h|
|1||Dodge Tomahawk||480 km/h|
1. Dodge Tomahawk
In 2003, Dodge introduced Dodge Tomahawk as a non-street legal concept vehicle. At first, Dodge claimed an extraordinary speed of 420 mph (680 km/h), which was later on descended to a more realistic 300 mph (480 km/h). This dream vehicle had a very limited edition as only 10 bikes were manufactured, so unless you have some kind of Arab money backing you; you might as well forget about ever owning one. It has 500 horsepower and interestingly, four wheels instead of two. Another unique feature is that the two pair of wheels could move independently.
It has a powerful engine that runs on 10 cylinders which ensure that this engineering marvel dwarfs the other fastest heavy bikes in comparison. It has a Herculean displacement of 8277 cc. With such high speed of the vehicle, one could imagine that for the passionate bikers out there, even a single ride would be like a dream come true.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa
Hayabusa refers to the Japanese fastest flying bird “Peregrine falcon”. This legendary vehicle was launched in 1999 by Suzuki and since then its two generations had been launched. Hayabusa is classified as a sports bike and truly is a feast for the eyes. Immediately after its launch, it won the accolade of being the world’s fastest heavy bike due to the top speed of 248 mph. It has a horsepower of 197, a four-stroke engine and a displacement of 1340 cc.
Hayabusa excels due to its all-rounder performance and not compromising for the essential qualities like handling, comfort, reliability and fuel economy; which other makers often tend to overlook when going for the fastest heavy bike label. The second generation of Hayabusa was released in 2008 with a minor change in bodywork and fine tuning of the engine. Surprisingly, according to a survey, the original Hayabusa was the one that buyers liked most.
3. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K
MTT stands for Marine Turbine Technologies, US turbine manufacturer in Franklin. This company manufactures powerful turbines for boats and fire suppression pumps but the company revealed in the limelight when they launched MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K in 2000. This super bike is classified as yet another sports bike. Another aspect of interest is that it has been listed in Guinness Book of World Records.
This bike has the backing of Rolls-Royce-Allison Model 250 gas turbine, which produces 320 ships at 52,000 rpm. It has a top speed of 227 mph (365 km/h). Unlike any previous jet-powered vehicles, the turbo-shaft engine drives the rear wheel with two- speed gear box, chain and sprocket.
4. Honda CBR 1100 XX Blackbird
Honda motor company is a Japanese multinational corporation which is a synonymous transportation name all over the world. They launched Honda CBR 1100 XX Blackbird in 1996, and right after its release, it was announced as one of the world’s fastest heavy bikes. The Blackbird is named after the Lockheed SR-71.
Featuring the engine of 1137cc with the heavy power of 4 cylinders. The bike offers utter smoothness due to its twin balance shaft. It offers 153 HP at 10,000 rpm. The bike has a top speed of 190 mph (310 km/h). It has an overall perception of smoothness, reliability, and comfort due to its matchless qualities. It’s a one in all package presented by Honda which truly represents the phrase ‘Money Well Spent’.
5. Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha Motor Company launched Yamaha YZF-R1 in 1998. This bike has a 1000cc engine with 4 cylinders and 20 valves. With a top speed of 186 mph (299 km/h), this bike was a revelation in the 90s. In 2000 Yamaha made series of changes for improvement and introduced minor bodywork changes to provide enhanced durability.
A new fuel injection system was introduced in R1 in 2002 but with the same power output like the previous bike, the engine remained the same in size. In 2004, in order to meet the challenges of time, Yamaha made some major changes in the model. The update includes radial brakes and Ram air intake. Steering damper was also installed this year. With the continued modifications, Yamaha introduced a new generation of R1, which is famous for its sublime experience. In spite of many changes in the model, this bike continues to be on the list of top fastest heavy bikes in the world.
These bikes not only provide a mind-blowing sense of satisfaction, like you own the whole world, but also give that element of adrenaline rush the human mind craves for. So we hope that this article will help you in the best way to get more information about lovely heavy bikes.