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Top 10 Fastest Bikes in the World in 2021 | World’s Fastest Bikes

To own a superbike is every motorcycle enthusiasts dream and one of the major reasons is their outrageous top speed and acceleration. If you love speed and wonder what are currently the fastest bikes in the world, then this article is for you. Here we have listed the top 10 fastest production bikes that you can actually buy.

Top 10 Fastest Bikes in the World in 2021

Here we have listed the best 10 bikes that are super fast by comparing them on various performance parameters. You will find all the important specs of all these bikes like top speed, acceleration, and power to weight ratio. So, here are the top ten world’s fastest bikes in 2021.

Note: We have not listed any concept bikes or bikes that are no longer in production

10. Suzuki GSX-R1000R

Starting off this list of fastest bikes in the world, we have the Suzuki GSX-1000R. The GSX-1000R is a litre-class supersport bike offered by the Japanese bike giant. It has proved its mettle by winning prestigious titles like Le Mans & World Endurance Championship over the years. The latest model is offered in two colour options.

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Engine999.8 cc 4-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC
Maximum Power199 HP @ 13,200 rpm
Peak Torque117.60 Nm @ 10,800 rpm
Top Speed300+ km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 0.981 hp/kg
Kerb Weight203 kg

The Suzuki GSX-R100R is powered by a 998.9cc 4-cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled and comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. This supersport churns out 199 HP of maximum power at 13,200 rpm and 117.6 Nm of peak torque at 10,800 rpm. It has an electronically limited top speed of 299 km/h. Its power to weight ratio is 0.981 hp/kg and that makes it one the quickest and fastest bike in the world in the litre-class segment.

9. MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR

Surprise, Surprise, Next on the list of the world’s fastest bikes, we have a naked streetfighter. The MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR has been updated for the year 2021. This 4-cylinder Italian beauty is among the most powerful naked streetfighter bikes ever made. It is loaded with class-leading electronics and it is extremely lightweight and fast.

MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR
Engine998 cc 4-cylinder, 16-Valves, DOHC
Maximum Power208 HP 13,000 rpm
Peak Torque116.5 Nm @ 11,000 rpm
Top Speed300+ km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.11 hp/kg (dry weight considered)
Dry Weight186 kg

MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR draws its power from a 998cc, 4-cylinder, 16-valves, liquid-cooled engine. It is capable of producing 208 HP of max power at 13,000 rpm and 116.5 Nm of torque at 11,000 rpm. If you can hold on to the windblast, then this streetfighter is capable of reaching a top speed of more than 300 km/h. The Brutale 1000 RR is one of the fastest naked bikes in the world.

8. Ducati Streetfighter V4 S

The Ducati Streetfighter V4 S is another naked bike on this comparison list of the fastest bikes in the world. The Streetfighter V4 S is the latest launch by the Italian brand. The V4 S is lighter and comes fitted with more premium equipment compared to the standard variant of Streetfighter V4.

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Engine1,103 cc Desmosedici Stradale V4, Liquid-Cooled
Maximum Power208 HP @ 13,000 rpm
Peak Torque123 Nm @ 11,500 rpm
Top Speed299 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.045 hp/kg
Kerb Weight199 kg

The Ducati Streetfighter V4 S comes with a 1,103 cc Desmosedici Stradale V4, the engine that comes coupled to a 6-speed transmission. It makes 208 HP of maximum power at 13,000 pm and 123 Nm of peak torque at 11,500 rpm. The Streetfighter V4 S has an electronically limited top speed of 299 km/h. It is the lightest streetfighter in its class and its power to weight ratio is nearly 1.045 hp/kg that translates to furious acceleration. The Ducati Streetfighter V4 S is currently the fastest bike in the world in the naked streetfighter segment.

7. Honda CBR1000RR-R SP

Next on the list of the world’s fastest bikes, we have the Honda CBR1000RR-R SP. Honda has significantly improved the new-gen model. It is also one of the most powerful litre-class supersport bikes on sale. It comes loaded with an extensive set of riding aids and electronics and it also features a titanium exhaust muffler.

Honda CBR1000RR-SP
Engine999 cc, 4-Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC, 16-Valves
Maximum Power214.5 HP @ 14,500 rpm
Peak Torque113 Nm @ 12,500 rpm
Top Speed299 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.067 hp/kg
Kerb Weight201 kg

The Honda CBR1000RR-R SP is powered by a 999cc 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, engine. It churns out 214.5 HP of maximum power at 14,500 rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque at 12,500 rpm. It comes with an air intake system that maximizes efficiency to achieve maximum peak power. The CBR1000RR-R SP has an electronically limited top speed of 299 km/h and its amazing power to weight ratio allows it to accelerate quickly. The Honda CBR1000RR-R SP is one of the fastest bikes in the world in the litre-class supersport segment.

6. Aprilia RSV4 Factory

The Aprilia RSV4 Factory is another supersport bike on this list the world fastest bike. Aprilia has updated the RSV4 with new colours and a host of upgrades. The RSV4 Factory now meets the Euro 5 emission norms. This high performance Italian supersport is capable of breaching the 300 km/h mark.

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Engine1,099cc, Aprilia 4 longitudinal 65° V4 Cylinder
Maximum Power217 HP @ 13,000 rpm
Peak Torque125 Nm @ 10,500 rpm
Top Speed305 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.074 hp/kg
Kerb Weight202 kg

The new Aprilia RSV4 Factory comes fitted with a 1,099 cc, Aprilia 4 longitudinal 65° V4 cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled. It is capable of producing 217 HP of max power at 13,000 rpm and 125 Nm of max torque at 10,500 rpm. This supersport breaches the 300 km/h mark and Aprilia claims a top speed of 305 km/h for the RSV4 Factory. Aprilia RSV4 Factory is powerful and has amazing power to weight ratio, which makes it one of the fastest bikes in the world.

Top 5 Fastest Bikes in the World

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5. BMW M 1000 RR

On the 5th spot in this list of fastest bike in the world, we have the BMW M 1000 RR. The M 1000 RR is the latest launch by the German motorcycle brand and it is currently the flagship supersport offered by the brand. Its price in India starts at Rs 42 Lakhs and it is also offered in a Competition variant.

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Engine999cc, 4-Cylinder, DOHC, 16-Valves, Liquid-Cooled
Maximum Power212 HP @ 14,500 rpm
Peak Torque113 Nm @ 11,000 rpm
Top Speed306 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.10 hp/kg
Kerb Weight192 kg

The BMW M 1000 RR comes with a 999cc, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, 16-titanium valves engine that is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. It churns out 212 HP of peak power that comes at 14,500 rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque that comes at 11,000 rpm. BMW Claims a top speed of 306 km/h for the M 1000 RR that puts it in the hyperbike league. It has a power to weight ratio of 1.10 kg that makes it really quick. The BMW M 1000 RR is one of the world’s fastest bikes in the 1000cc class.

4. Ducati Panigale V4 R

The Panigale V4 R is another Italian beast that secures a place on the list of the top 10 fastest bikes in the world. Ducati Panigale V4 R looks gorgeous and it is a pure racing adrenaline machine. It is powerful and it is loaded with the high-end Ducati electronic suite that makes it one of the most performance-oriented supersport out there.

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Engine998cc, V4-Cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-Cooled
Maximum Power221 HP @ 15,250 rpm
Peak Torque112 Nm @ 11,500 rpm
Top Speed299 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.14 hp/kg
Kerb Weight193 kg

The Ducati Panigale V4 draws its power from a 998cc, 90 Degrees V4-Cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled and fuel-injected. It makes 221 HP of peak power at 15,250 rpm and 112 Nm of peak torque at 11,500 rpm. This litre class monster is capable of breaching the 300 km/h mark, but its speedometer goes blank when you hit the 299 km/h mark. It is very lightweight and powerful which makes it superfast. The Ducati Panigale V4 R is one of the fastest bikes in the world in the supersport segment.

3. Kawasaki Ninja H2

Next on the list of the world fastest bikes, we have a supercharged monster from Kawasaki. The Kawasaki Ninja H2 is a hypersport bike offered by the brand and unlike its sibling the H2R, the H2 is road legal. This supercharged beast is one of the most powerful street legal bikes in the 1000cc category.

Kawasaki Ninja H2
Engine998cc, In-Line 4-Cylinder, DOHC, Supercharged
Maximum Power228 HP @ 11,500 rpm
Peak Torque141.7 Nm @ 11,000 rpm
Top Speed336 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 0.957 hp/kg
Kerb Weight238 kg

Kawasaki Ninja H2 comes with a 998cc In-line 4-cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled and supercharged. It is capable of producing 228 HP of max power at 11,500 rpm and 141.7 Nm of peak torque at 11,000 rpm. This supercharged beast can produce up to 239 HP of max power with the help of a ram-air assist. The Ninja H2 can easily breach the 300 km/h mark and rarely any bike can come close to this beast in a straight-line race. Despite its heavyweight, the Kawasaki Ninja H2 is one of the fastest bikes in the world.

2. Ducati Superleggera V4

The Ducati Superleggera V4 takes the second spot on this list of the world’s fastest bikes. The Superleggera V4 is a piece of art and it is the only street-legal bike with the entire load-bearing structure of the chassis made out of carbon fibre. It loaded with top of the line equipment and it is currently the most advanced litre-class supersport bike you can buy.

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Engine998cc, Desmosedici Stradale V4, 16-Valves, DOHC
Maximum Power234 HP @ 15,500 rpm
Peak Torque119 Nm @ 11,750 rpm
Top Speed300+ km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.30 hp/kg
Kerb Weight179 kg*

Note: Specs with racing kit mentioned

The Ducati Superleggera V4 is powered by a 998cc, V4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valves, liquid-cooled engine. It churns out 234 HP of maximum power and 119 Nm of peak torque with a full racing exhaust system. It has a top speed of more than 300 km/h and its power to weight ratio is 1.30 hp/kg. Ducati claims, the power to weight ratio of the Superleggera V4 is the highest of any road-legal bikes. The Ducati Superleggera V4 is the ultimate track machine and it the fastest bike in the world that is street legal.

1. Kawasaki Ninja H2R

Kawasaki Ninja H2R takes the number one spot on this list of fastest bikes in the world. The Ninja H2R is a supercharged litre class monster that also happens to be the most powerful bike production bike in the world. However, it is for track use only and it can only be ridden in a closed racing circuit. The price of the latest 2021 variant starts at Rs 79.60 Lakhs in India.

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Engine998cc, In-Line 4-Cylinder, Supercharged, 4-Stroke
Maximum Power321 HP @ 14,000 rpm
Peak Torque165 Nm @ 12,500 rpm
Top Speed400 km/h
Power to Weight Ratio 1.48 hp/kg
Kerb Weight216 kg

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R draws its power from a 998cc, in-line 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that is supercharged. It is capable of producing 321 HP of max power at 14,000 rpm with the help of its ram-air-assist. Its peak torque output is 165 Nm that comes at 12,500 rpm. The Ninja H2R can reach up to speeds of a whopping 400 km/h. Its power to weight ratio is 1.48 hp/kg which is the highest among any production bike in the world. The Kawasaki Ninja H2R is the fastest bike in the world as no other bike comes close to this supercharged monster.

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List of Top 10 Fastest Bikes in the World in 2021

  • Kawasaki Ninja H2R
  • Ducati Superleggera V4
  • Kawasaki Ninja H2
  • Ducati Panigale V4 R
  • BMW M 1000 RR
  • Aprilia RSV4 Factory
  • Honda CBR1000RR-R SP
  • Ducati Streetfighter V4 S
  • MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR
  • Suzuki GSX-R1000R

Fastest Naked Bikes in the World

These are the world’s fastest streetfighter bikes right now. One of the biggest advantages of naked streetfighter bikes is their furious acceleration and solid mid-range performance. However, bikes like Brutale 1000 RR & Streetfighter V4 S also has spectacular top-end performance and they capable of reaching a speed up to 300km/h. The below-mentioned models are currently the worlds fastest bikes with a naked body type.

  • Ducati Streetfighter V4 S
  • MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR
  • MV Agusta Rush 1000
  • Kawasaki ZH2
  • KTM 1290 Superduke RR

Fastest Supersport Bikes in the World

Supersport bikes are pure track machines and they are made to perform on the race track. All of these below mentioned supersport models are extremely powerful and they offer great performance. These bikes can breach the 300 km/h mark if they are not electronically limited. So these are some of the fastest bikes in the world with a supersport body type.

  • Kawasaki Ninja H2R
  • Ducati Superleggera V4
  • Ducati Panigale V4 R
  • BMW M 1000 RR
  • Aprilia RSV4 Factory
  • Honda CBR 1000RR-R SP
  • Suzuki GSX-R1000R
  • Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR
  • Yamaha YZF-R1M

Worlds Fastest Bikes that are Street Legal

In the list of top 10 fastest bikes in the world, every bike except for the Kawasaki Ninja H2R, are street legal. That means you can ride these bikes on public roads.

  • Ducati Superleggera V4
  • Kawasaki Ninja H2
  • Ducati Panigale V4
  • BMW M 1000 RR
  • Aprilia RSV4 Factory
  • Honda CBR1000RR-SP
  • Ducati Streetfighter V4
  • MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR
  • Suzuki GSX-R1000R

Our Verdict on Fastest Bikes in the World

So, these were the 10 fastest bikes in the world that are currently on sale. We have made this list by comparing these bikes on various parameters like power, top speed, and power to weight ratio. As you can see, mostly there are supersport bikes on this list, as they are powerful, lightweight and they made to perform on the track.

However, there are some naked bikes also like the Brutale 1000 RR and Streetfighter V4 that are very powerful and fast. These streetfighters have almost similar power output as the litre-class supersport bikes. Their furious acceleration and amazing power to weight ratio are enough to put them on the list of the world’s fastest bike.

Coming to the top-performing bikes that are Ducati Superleggera V4 and Ninja H2R, these two stand in a league of their own, thanks to their insane performance numbers. The Ducati Superleggera V4 is street legal while the Kawasaki Ninja H2R is for track use only. These two bikes are the pinnacle of motorcycle engineering and they are made to set new records.

We have compiled this list of the world’s fastest bike based on all the important performance figures. We hope you liked this detailed comparison of some of the fastest bikes launched in recent times. Kawasaki Ninja H2R still holds the crown of the fastest bike in the world by a great margin, and no other bike comes close to this monster.

FAQ’s

What is power to weight ratio?

Power to weight ratio means, the amount of power a bike has relative to its weight. It is one of the best way to determine the performance of a bike.

What are the fastest bike in the world that are street legal?

Bikes like Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR, Yamaha R1M, GSX-R1000R, etc. are some of the fastest street-legal bikes in the world.

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