Superbike racing is a class of motorcycle racing that utilizes modified production motorcycles. Superbike World Championship is the worldwide superbike championship, and national superbike championships are held in many countries as well, including the United Kingdom and the United States. Here we are with the list of the top ten super bikes which will be used or produced in the upcoming Superbike World Championship 2012.
10. Suzuki GSX- R1000: 285kph
For those that can’t handle the all-world capabilities of the Suzuki Hayabusa, you can always find comfort in a bike like the Suzuki GSX-R1000. It’s not as powerful as the enormous Hayabusa, but it comes pretty darn close. The 2012 GSX-R1000 was built with an eye towards designing a super bike that can make the competition wince. With the kind of history Suzuki has with these machines, it wasn’t all that surprising that they’ve built a bike its customers will be very proud of. It strengthens a speed of 285kph.
9. Honda CBR1000 RR: 291kph
One-liter sports bikes usually carry an aura to them; one built on the supposition that they smash whatever class typecast they may come across. In the case of the Honda CBR1000RR, that supposition might very well be stated as a reality. As an effective, high-powered sportsbike, the CBR1000RR blends magnum-level performance along with a near-perfect blend of street ability, adaptability, rider feel, and balanced character.
8. Yamaha YZF- R1: 297kph
The latest development of the YZF-R1 model was produced in the year 2010 model. It was experienced in a racetrack where it had recorded the top speed of 297kph, while using a fuel of over 25 miles per gallon of gas in the US.
7. Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400: 299kph
ZZR has been re-engineered and reborn. The new ZZR1400 matches Kawasaki’s fervor for engineering with your craving for definitive performance. Please the excitement within you with dominating acceleration mated to sophisticated rider aids. Power never felt so good. 4 mm longer stroke increases displacement of the powerful In-Line Four engine to 1,441 cm³. Bore and Stroke are now 84 x 65 mm. compared to its ancestor, the new engine offers more torque at all rpm, and considerably more power in the mid-high range.
6. 2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike: 300kph
With the unveiling of the new 2012 1199 Panigale, the Ducati stable has fired up the competition in the superbike segment and challenging the undisputed reign of the BMW S1000RR. At Teatro Dal Verme in Milan, Italy the automobile giant revealed a set of numbers that was awe-inspiring and jaw dropping.
It claimed that the 1199 Panigale has the ability to peak at 195 hp at 10,750 rpm and 98.1 lb-ft torque at 9000 rpm which overpowers the current champion in the form of BMW S1000RR which has peaked at an amazing 183.37 hp at 13,100 rpm, the most powerful so far.
5. BMW S1000RR: 305kph
BMW produced BMW S1000RR Sport Bike. It was manufactured for World Championship in 2009 now it is also manufactured for Commercial usage. Its power is 1000 cc with inline 4 engine at rpm of 14,200. BMW produced about 1000 BMW s1000rr for meeting the conditions of World Super Bike. BMW S1000RR has anti lock braking structure with electron evolution control. It weight is about 208kg.
4. MV Agusta F4 Tamburini: 307kph
The F3 superbike is the latest addition to MV Agusta line-up. If the F4, considered the most beautiful motorcycle in the world, set the styling and performance standards by which all others are judged, the new F3 has completely exceeded all previous conceptions of what a supersport motorcycle should be, redefining an entirely new category. The MV Agust F3 is powered by a an inline 675cc three cylinder, described by MV Agusta as the most compact, incredible short and narrow engine ever seen in this category. For the first time on an MV and on any middleweight bike, there is Ride By Wire, with multi-maps controlling the fuel injection to optimize power output in all conditions.
3. MV Agusta F4 R312: 314kph
The fastest in the Agusta crew and one of the most excellent candidates for the mighty Suzuki Hayabusa, which comes at neck to neck speed with the previously fastest superbike in the world. It has been tested on the long road stretches in Utah, in the Bonneville Salt Flats, where the unit goes to over 312kph and on some rare occasions, it goes to 314kph.
2. Suzuki Hayabusa: 320kph
The pedestal worth of the 2012 Suzuki Hayabusa Sport Bike motorbike is $13,999, which is $761.80 classier than the standard for all Sport Bike Motorcycles. The superbike is fitted with an Inline-4 engine in the 2012 Suzuki Hayabusa has a displacement of 1340 cc, which is far superior than the standard for all Sport Bike Motorcycles.
1. MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K: 370kph
The MTT Y2K superbike is the world’s first turbine powered street legal motorcycle in its class, and has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the “Most Powerful Motorcycle Ever to Enter Series Production” and the “Most Expensive Production Motorcycle”. The Y2K is powered by a Rolls Royce Allison gas turbine engine, and the superbike has demonstrated over 300 hp and 425 ft/lbs of torque on the Dyno Jet 200, and has been clocked at a record-breaking 227 mph.