However most of people are sort of obsessed with all the advanced new cars, we should admit that superbikes are awe-inspiring invention too. Easy Rider was the first superbike that got people crazy about having a super motorcycle, wearing the sexy black leather jacket, and roving around the town. People are usually used to seeing young men on such radical vehicle, but as a matter of fact women have become as fond of these motorbikes as men. For some reason riding superbikes induce the feeling of rebellion inside its riders and to be honest, everyone likes to act like a rebel at some point in their lives; and maybe the reason is the sense of freedom that is provoked inside you when the wind blows sturdily on your face; actually who would not love such feeling! If you are a superbikes lover, check out this list of the top 10 most expensive superbikes existing.
10 Icon Sheene
Icon Sheene was named after Berry Sheene, the renowned British superbike racer. It was created by Mike Fairholme as a mark of respect for Sheene; he was also the painter of the helmets that Barry Sheene used to wear in his races. This superbike was not created abundantly since there were 52 of it, but it was of high specs since it presents a Suzuki engine of 1400CC and a turbocharger by Garret. These specs were probably the reason for offering this bike at the price of $172,000 and, of course, let’s not forget the name it presents.
The MTT Turbine Streetfighter is another exclusive superbike that is exemplified by its top speed; it has made a record of running almost 250 miles per hour. It is capable of generating up to 320 horsepower since it is equipped with a torque of 576 Newton Meters; however, you can still upgrade it to 420 horsepower and a torque of 680 Newton Meters to enjoy an additional speed. The MTT Turbine Streetfighter is also set with the Allison turbine engine from Rolls Royce, and it is capable of racing using either kerosene or diesel. The exclusive features of this superbike make it available at a price of 175,000$.
Suzuki worked in a partnership with AEM to establish the exceptional superbike known as Carbon Fiber Hayabusa. This exclusive motorbike first came to light in 2008 when it was featured on the world’s most influential automotive show, SEMA show, in Las Vegas. What makes this superbike extraordinary is that it is constructed using only carbon fiber which, consequently, makes it vehemently light. Moreover, the light structure of this bike let the engine to vastly boost its speed allowing it to run almost 190 miles per hour. The price of this superbike ranges from $160,000 to 200,000$.
7 NCR Macchia Nera
The NCR Macchia Nera is one of the fastest and most luxurious sports bikes. It is characterized by a full race engine of Ducati Testastretta 998R and it has a diffusion of six speeds; it is also proficient of 185 horsepower that allows it to peak its speed up to almost 235 miles per hour. The NCR structure is, like the Hayabusa, made of carbon fiber, which makes it incredibly light, but the metals are made of aluminum and titanium. It is also unique in terms of shape which makes it stand out from the other traditional motorbikes. It is offered at the price of 225,000$.
6 Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16
This bike is a production of the partnership of both Ducati Desmosedici and NCR. The Ducati Desmosedici on its own costs only 72,500$ but, as usual, NCR would give it a boost to rush up to 232,500$. This bike is characterized by a Ducati motor that is proficient of 175 horsepower, but it can still be beefed up to provide a horsepower of over 200; and, like most of the exclusive bikes, it is mostly made of carbon fiber especially the structure, wheels, and fuel tank, along with titanium and aluminum that plaster its other parts. The bike is undeniably much more expensive after the collaboration of NCR, but it is worth the additional 160,000$.
5 Ecosse Titanium Series FE Ti XX
The Ecosse Titanium Series FE Ti XX might not be well-recognized, for there were only 10 of them ever created and it costed 300,000$. This bike was characterized by a 225 horsepower that allow its speed to highly surge. The exceptional thing provided during purchasing this bike was getting a matching watch designed by BRM, and the serial numbers imprinted on that watch match those of the handlebar of the bike and its plate.
4 Yamaha Roadstar BMS Chopper
We all know that the prices of the bikes get higher whenever there are high quality and elite specifications provided, but that is not the only reasons for the high price of Yamaha Road Star BMS Chopper. For a bike with a price of 500,00$ there must be more than a good quality and exceptional features, and yes, this is totally true; what really makes the Yamaha Road Star BMS Chopper cost half a million is that it is entirely plated in gold, and the seat is covered in red velvet boosting the bike’s looks.
3 Dodge Tomahawk V10
The Dodge Tomahawk is a superbike set with a V10 engine that was founded by Dodge Viper. It is characterized by a horsepower of up to 500, hence it is capable of boosting its speed up to almost 430 miles per hour; it is also equipped with two extra small wheels on both sides that assist in endowing the bike with further steadiness. The Dodge Tomahawk is the third most expensive sports bike with a price of 555,000$.
2 Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship
The Cosmic Starship is a Harley Davidson superbike, so it would not be surprising to know that it is sold at $1 million. Harley Davidson has always been the American bikers’ darling choice, especially that every rider was given the choice to customize their bike. It was named Cosmic Starship by the famous artist Jack Armstrong who owned this bike; he called it so because it was painted in severely intense colors and a lot of extreme textures were entwined in it as well.
1 Ecosse ES1
The Ecosse ES1 is the most expensive superbike on this list since it costs $3.6 million; the reason for this bike to stand out from all the other sports bikes is that it is manufactured only upon order. For creating this bike, Ecosse asked for assistance from the British F1 engineers and, as you would expect, focusing on the bike’s speed was their first mission. It features a customized IL4 engine that drastically surges the speed allowing the bike to run almost 250 miles per hour. It might be insanely expensive, but it is worth it.