Interesting Facts About The Top 20 Most Expensive Bike In The World
Motorbikes are known to be more efficient than a car, hence why some people prefer them.
They are fun to ride, give you the feeling of total power, and consume less fuel. Arriving at a place with a nice bike and having people stare at you in awe and admiration is astonishing, therefore.
If you love bikes and you are ready to splurge some money on them, you might want to know the top 20 most expensive bikes in the world and their abilities.
- MV Augusta F4CC
This exclusive, handcrafted body parts bike is a beautiful sports bike, with quality fitting the price.
It has 190 horsepower and an engine of 1078cc and is quite known for its high speed. But unfortunately, only 100 units of the F4CC were made.
- NCR MH TT -Mike Hailwood
This retro-looking sports bike was created to celebrate Mike Hailwood’s 30th anniversary.
Mike is a motorbike racer that won the Isle of Man TT in 1978. It has a horsepower of 130 and has only 12 units made.
Its classic 60s design even gives more reason why it should be added to a personal collection.
- NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special
Like other NCR bikes, this piece has carbon fiber BST wheels, a 5kg titanium frame, and brakes made by Brembo.
It is super agile is relatively fun to ride.
- Hildebrand Wolfmüller
This motorbike was produced when Heinrich and Wilhelm Hildebrand teamed up in 1894 to create an internal combustion Motorrad.
The bike was made with a two-cylinder four-stroke engine, a convenient capacity for such a time.
The motorcycle was auctioned in 2010 and sold. It is still on sale but with a price higher than when it was sold off at auction.
- Hubless Harley Davidson
Commonly tagged “Road King,” this Harley Davidson rides without spokes.
Instead, it possesses an aluminum body with a wheel similar to a Dyson office fan.
In addition, it comes with a custom air cylinder and a wheel-integrated brake system.
- The 1955 Vincent Black Prince
Worth: $ 162,800
It was produced far back in 1950, with a 500cc engine.
Unfortunately, it didn’t work out as planned, and Vincent stopped its production due to a decline in purchasing luxury products at that time.
However, centuries later, this bike is still loved due to its uniqueness.
Most Expensive Bike In The World
- Icon Sheene
This bike was built to pay homage to Barry Sheene, a worldwide motorcycle racer. With only 52 units ever built, the bike has a turbocharged 1500cc Suzuki four-cylinder engine.
Its price is due to the influence of its production limit. It is also tagged as one of the most potent bikes of its time.
- MTT Turbine Streetfighter
This bike is known for its zero vibration, with super-fast acceleration. It has a Rolls Royce-Allison turbine, reaching 320 horsepower. It has Pirelli Diablo tires, with only five of this bike made per year.
It is said to be hard to purchase, even with its stated price.
- Honda RC213 V-S
Worth: $185 million
This Japanese road racer was developed and designed by Honda’s racing corporation. It was created to race in the 2012 MotoGP series.
It weighs 160kg, has a six-speed sequential transmission, 1,000 cc, and a liquid-cooled engine.
- Suzuki AEM Carbon Fiber Hayabusa
The bike was launched in 1999 and was given an upgrade in 2008.
Hayabusa reaches a speed of over 188 mph, and it holds high quality in comfort, economy, handling, and even the price. Very affordable and fast motorbike and a must-have.
- Ducati Testa Stretta NCR Macchia Nera
Aldo Drudi, an Italian designer, designed the NCR bike. It is light, with a weight of 135 kg.
It is not particularly powerful or fast but can be added as a personal collectible.
This limited edition is aggressive looking, with a 185 horsepower engine, and is quite popular.
- Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16
Ducati is one of the biggest motorbike brands in the world. It is made from aluminum, titanium, avionic, and carbon fiber fenders.
With all these materials, the bike only weighs 145 kg. It produces about 200 horsepower and is entirely road legal.
- Ecosse Founder’s Edition Ti XX
The Titanium series by Ecosse is powered by a 2,409cc and transmits a rear-wheel power of 228PS. In addition, it has Carbon fiber across its body and a beautifully handcrafted leather seat by Italian leather maker Berluti.
It also possesses a titanium exhaust pipe with a ceramic shot-peened media finish on them. Unfortunately, only 13 units of this motorbike were made.
- Legendary British Vintage Black
This motorbike was released in 1948, with only 33 units built.
It was classed the fastest bike in the world during its time, and Richard Thompson wrote a song inspired by this bike. It provided a 240cc performance and was produced in the UK.
- Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike
This complete sci-fi-looking bike has a futuristic appearance and weighs 680 kilograms, and surprisingly still manages to reach 60mph in 2.5 seconds, with a speed of 482 mph.
Unfortunately, it is a concept automobile, which is illegal to ride on the streets. But can be added to your collections.
- Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship
Worth: $1.5 million
This particular bike was hand-painted by Jack Armstrong, which sums up why it costs so much, as some of Jack’s paintings sell for more than that price.
Though the horsepower and torque are nothing to boast about, it is a complete work of art that is enough to make it cost as much.
- Yamaha BMS Chopper
Worth: $3 million
This piece is not meant for the road; its high price is due to its design and is intended to be collected and appreciated aesthetically.
This exotic piece has a red velvet upholstered seat and is coated in 24 karat gold. It is said that sitting on this bike is riding on gold.
- Ecosse Spirit
Worth: $3.6 million
It is a limited edition titanium motorcycle. It looks normal but reaches a speed of 370 kilometers.
American and British engineers built it based on the design of formula-1 cars.
To ride this bike, you’re required to take a two-week class at Ecosse headquarters, which means this bike is a beast that needs taming.
- 1949 E90 AJS Porcupine
Worth: $7 million
The motorbike was made in far back 1949 is why it seems to be on the list of most expensive bikes. The design of this bike is considered innovative and isn’t too far from current modern design standards.
Only four units of the AJS Porcupine were ever made. And it is said that Led Graham won the 1949 Championship on this same motorbike.
- Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter
Worth: $11 million
Though Neiman Marcus is not a motorbike manufacturer, it is an American chain of department stores.
The Limited Edition Fighter was unveiled by the company and was auctioned. The auction started with $110,000 and then went through the roof, with an insane sale of $11 million!.
The sales of the bike received lots of press, and till date, it remains the most expensive motorbike in the world.