Jaw-dropping Superbikes Every Enthusiast Would Want To Get Their Hands On
When it comes to superbikes, this is one segment in the two-wheeler market that has been growing at a slow pace over the last decade. That is because not everyone can afford them. Companies who launch expensive superbikes usually manufacture those keeping in mind a niche audience.
If you are someone who likes superbikes or intends to buy one soon, here are some options that you can consider –
DUCATI PANIGALE V4
Ducati Panigale v4 is the production of Ducati. It is available in India for INR 20.53 Lakh(price may vary on road). The bike is one-of-a-kind and is a completely sport-oriented machine that uses an all-new 1103cc, four-cylinder engines 214 HP at 10,000 rpm. Ducati does not make it just powerful, but even its net weight is 1988kg which makes it more effective to ride.
MV AGUSTA F4 RR
MV Augusta F4 RR is the next generation of MV Augusta F4R. The bike is priced at INR 34.72 lakh (price may vary on road). The original F4 1000 was designed by the celebrated Italian automotive designer, Massimo Tamburini. The MV Augusta F4 RR is built on a steel tubular trellis-frame, with a single-sided aluminum swingarm. The bike is available in two colours-white Ice Pearl/Metal Black Carbon and Avio Grey/Black Carbon.
The Yamaha YZF-R1 or R1 is an open class sportbike, or superbikes, motorcycle manufactured by Yamaha Motor Company. The Yamaha YZF R1 is powered by a 998 cc air-cooled engine. It has a fuel tank of 17 L and a claimed mileage of 15kmpl. The Yamaha YZF R1 starts at Rs. 20.39 lakh ( price may vary on road). It is only available in one variant.
The Suzuki GSX-R1000 is a sport or superbikes from Suzuki’s GSX-R series of motorcycles. This bike was introduced in 2001 to replace the GSX-R1100 and is powered by a liquid-cooled 999 cc(61.0 cu in) inline four-cylinder, four-stroke engine. The GSX-R 1000 takes the CBU route to India and hence, is one of the most expensive Suzuki motorcycles sold in India. Safety features such as traction control, come as standard equipment, and selectable power outputs are available.
APRILIA RSV4 RF
Aprilia RSV4 RF is a limited edition bike. It is the more hard-core track version of RSV4 RR. It is the successor model of RF and is one step ahead. The Aprilia RSV4 RF has the same 999.6cc liquid cooled V4 engine as the RR. However, in the RF is tuned to produce 198.2bhp at 13,000rpm and 115Nm of torque at 10,500rpm. It is mated to a six-speed cassette type gearbox.
The Suzuki Hayabusa was first introduced in 1999. This is the fastest production motorcycle. The design of the bike has not much changed since when the first generation was introduced. It is powered by a 1340cc liquid cooled inline-four cylinder engine that puts out 197bhp at 9,500rpm and 155Nm of torque at 7,200rpm. The power output can be controlled via the Suzuki Drive Mode Selector(S-DMS) which allows choosing one of the three engine control maps for different riding conditions. The bike is available in Blue with White graphics, White with Black graphics and black with red graphics.
The S1000RR is BMW’s offering in a supersport segment. The S1000RR is a fully faired motorcycle with an asymmetrical design. On the left of the fairing of the S1000RR is a gill-like design to add more aggression to its design and feature. The fairing encloses an aluminum composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting the engine. The S 1000 RR comes in three colours – black and grey, white and blue and white and red.
These superbikes are just jaw-dropping. One should always consider one of these while buying superbikes. This segment is growing slowly and hopefully, more superbikes will come in further years.