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The 7 Fastest Motorbikes on Earth; You Won’t Believe Which Made #1… But It’s True!

1. The Dodge Tomahawk – 420 mph

The 7 Fastest Motorbikes on Earth (2012)

Not only is the Dodge Tomahawk known for its unique design and super high price ($555,000), it is probably most of all known for the fact that the bike has the ability reach ridiculously high speeds. Some reports state that the bike can reach 350 mph and others claim 420 mph; there were only 9 made so only the 9 people who own them know. What we do know is that this bike is fast.

Power: 507 hp
Wheels: 4
Time from 0-60 mph: Estimated 1.75 seconds.
Launch year: 2003
Engine: 10-cylinder 90-degree V-type
BHP: 500 at 5,600 rpm
Weight 1,500 pounds

2. Marine Turbine Technology (MTT) Streetfighter – 250 mph

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The MTT Streetfighter is one step up from the MTT Turbine Superbike (see below). Compared to the Turbine Superbike, the Streetfighter has, “a larger swingarm, Pirelli® Diablo 240 rear tire, increased fuel capacity, and enhanced cooling system.” They also come with the option to upgrade to a 420 hp engine.

Power: 320 hp at 52,000 rpm
Wheels: 2
Launch year: 2008
Engine: Rolls Royce Allison gas turbine
BHP: 420

3. MTT Turbine Superbike (Y2K Superbike) -230 mph

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The MTT Turbine Superbike utilizes turbine engine technology and is the fastest street-legal production bike in the world.

Power: 320 hp at 52,000 rpm
Wheels: 2
Launch year: 2007
Weight: 500 lbs
Engine: Rolls Royce Allison gas turbine
BHP: 320

4. Suzuki Hayabusa (2012) -200 mph

The 7 Fastest Motorbikes on Earth (2012)

The Suzuiki Hayabus was created to compete with Honda’s Hawk models and in 1999 surpassed the Honda CBR 1100 XX Super Blackbird as the fastest production motorcycle.

Horsepower: 197
Wheels: 2
Launch year: 1999
Engine: 1,349 cc, In-line four, four-stroke.
BHP: 197
Weight: 573 lbs

5. MV Agusta F4 CC Claudio Castiglioni – 193.9 mph

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Its design is considered to make this bike prestigious, but it also has some serious speed behind it.

Power: 200 hp at 12,200 RPM
Wheels: 2
Launch year: 2009
Engine: 1,078 cc, in-line four, four-stroke.
BHP: 200
Weight: 412 lbs

6. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 – 190 mph

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The earlier model of the Ninja, i.e. the Ni ZX-11/ZZ-R1100, was produced from 1990-2001. The ZX-14 took its predecessors place in 2006.

Wheels: 2
Launch year: 2006
Engine: 1,352cc fuel-injected inline-four; utilizes DOHC technology.
BHP: 190
Weight: 566 lbs

7. Honda CBR 1100 XX Super Blackbird – 190 mph

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This bike became the world’s fastest production motorcycle after it surpassed the Kawasaki ZX-11, only to be surpassed by Suzuki’s Hayabusa in 1999. This model’s production ceased in 2007.

Power: 153 hp at 10,000 rpm
Wheels: 2
Launch year: 1996
Engine: 1,137cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
BHP: 150
Weight: 500 lbs

Gina Williams is a guest post and article writer bringing to us the world’s fastest motorcycles.
Gina also writes about motorcycle accidents.