Posted on 14 February 2010.
If you are passionate about bikes and dream about driving so fast that your bones rattle- this list is made for you!
1. Suzuki Hayabusa
This bike is considered to be the most powerful and fastest bike worldwide. It was first introduced in 1999 and the name roughly translates to “black bird”. In the year 2000, the bike recorded over 200 miles per hour. 1350cc, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke and 16 valve are some features that describe this bike’s engine.
2. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14
This bike was introduced in 2006 and the response it received world-wide was remarkable, if not overwhelming. It tried to compete with the Suzuki Hayabusa and recorded over 180 miles per hour. The engine is liquid-cooled, every cylinder has four valves and other features like 1352 cc four-stroke, DOHC deserve mention as well.
3. Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
This bike entered the market during the second half of 2004 and the design was modified in 2005. While the bike is extremely fast, it is light, it is fuel efficient and the engine is very strong. Features like 4-stroke, liquid-cooling, 998 cc, 4 valve cylinders and DOHC deserve to be mentioned when describing this extraordinary engine.
4. Suzuki GSX-R1000
This bike was introduced 9 years ago and this exceptional model gained instant popularity due to its engine power. The highest speed of the Suzuki GSX-R1000 was recorded at 178 miles per hour.
5. Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha entered this bike into the market during the latter half of the 1990s. The design of the bike as well the engine has been modified over the years, especially during 2002 till 2009. The newest model of the Yamaha YZF-R1 is beautiful in terms of appearance but when it comes to performance, the 2001 model was much better. Its maximum speed has been estimated at 177 miles per hour.