We’re back again with our list of the most expensive things in the world. This time we are looking at the 20 Most Expensive Motorbikes in the World.
Earlier, we looked at the 31 Most Expensive Cars in the world. Do well to check that out if you missed it!
In terms of look, power and class, number 8 is our favourite.
Read also and tell us which one of these is your favorite.
Please take note that the list was compiled with careful research from across the world. During our research, Wealthy Gorilla, list25.com and Grabon.in helped us in curating this list.
Now, let’s set the ball rolling with the 20 Most Expensive Motorbikes in the World:
20. Kawasaki Ninja H2R – $50,000
This beast of a motorbike was launched in 2014 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries — all the industries had to join forces together to produce this motorbike. The H2R is designed purposely for closes courses in the Supersport division.
The development of the Ninja H2®R motorcycle goes beyond the boundaries of any other Kawasaki motorcycle.
According to the company, it is the world’s only limited production supercharged hypersport model represents the unbridled pinnacle of Kawasaki engineering, with astonishing acceleration and mind-bending top speed suitable only for the track.
The H2R is a supercharged, carbo fibre 300-hp beast. It can run at a top speed of 331–400 km/h (206–249 mph).
Spending on this motorbike would cost you $50,000.
19. Energica Ego 45 Limited Edition – $70,000
The Energica EGO burst on the scene at EICMA in 2013. It was then a culmination of years of electric racing competition, with numerous victories, including the 2010 European Championship during the first zero-carbon TTXGP competition and runner-up for the 2011 TTXGP World Championship.
This motorbike is a high-end electric motorbike that can reach a top speed of 240 km/h – 150 mph.
What makes it more special is, it is fitted with Bluetooth and Cellular connections that allow the rider to send data and lap times to their smartphone app.
This beast of a motorbike would cost you $70,000.
18. Vyrus 987 C3 4V – $105,000
Sitting comfortably at the 18th position is the Vyrus 987 C3 4V motorbike. This was outdoored in 2019. It is powered with a 90 degree L-Twin Ducati engine, 4 valve Desmo system.
With that much powerful engine, it can run at a top speed of 295.0 km/h (183.3 mph).
People who have driven this bike are always left with the expression of ‘wow’ because its speed due to its light weight is amazing.
You need to spend about $105,000 if you want to cop this one.
17. MV Agusta F4CC – $120,000
Selling at $120,000, the MV Agusta F4CC is a rare breed of sport bike. The F4CC can brag of a 190hp, 1078cc engine and it is built for high speeds, with a limited production of 100 units.
The F4 CC, named after Claudio Castiglioni, the Managing Director of MV Agusta, was first shown at the Milan EICMA in 2006.
This beast of a bike was carefully manufactured. It was hand-crafted with tailor-made parts, so buying this is worth your money because its exclusivity is top-notch.
16. NCR MH TT (Mike Hailwood) – $130,000
The NCR MH TT motorbike was manufactured to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Mike Hailwood, a British Grand Prix motorbike racer that won the 1978 Isle of Man TT.
This titanium-framed collectable motorbike is selling at $130,000.
The design thereof resembles the class 60s racing bikes.
15. NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special – $148,000
At the 15th position is the NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special which costs $148,000.
It bears the body of the NCR MH TT, which is listed above at number 16— they both have a lightweight titanium body.
This motorbike also has a carbon fibre BST wheels, Brembo breaks and Öhlins suspension.
Its lightweight body make-up has gone a long way to incredibly improve its agility and this is fun to ride, according to experts.
14. Icon Sheene – $172,000
Icon Sheene has the name suggests is one iconic hell of a motorbike. Icon manufactured it as a tribute to legendary rider Barry Sheene, one of the UK’s most successful motorcycle racers.
The Icon Sheene is powered by a hand-built Suzuki 1400cc turbocharged Hayabusa engine with Carrillo rods and Wiseco pistons, pumping out 250hp and 133 lb/ft of torque.
It boasts carbon-fiber bodywork and wheels, along with numerous handmade components, such as the stainless steel exhaust, aluminum fuel tank and aluminum oil-coolers.
To highlight its limited number, one of the 52 playing cards was engraved on this bike.
It’s such an honor to ride one. This would cost you $172,000 only.
13. MTT Turbine Streetfighter – $175,000
The MTT Y2K Turbine Motorcycle, also known as the Y2K Turbine Superbike, is an American motorcycle powered by a turboshaft engine, made by Marine Turbine Technologies since 2000.
This bike is know of its crazy top-of-the-roof fast acceleration. This is because, the MTT is made of a Rolls Royce-Allison turbine, which means it has 320hp connected to the accelerator.
For the purpose of exclusivity, only 5 limited units of this motorbike is produced per year.
It will interest you to know that it is one of the most powerful and aesthetically interesting motorbikes in the world.
Just get $175,000 ready in your pocket if you want one.
12. Honda RC213 V-S – $185,000
The Honda RC213V is a Japanese motorcycle developed for road racing by Honda Racing Corporation to compete in the MotoGP series from the 2012 season and onwards.
The price of the Honda RC213 V-S is $185,000. And this makes it the 12th most expensive motorbike in the world.
Rules for 2012 allowed motorcycles up to 1,000 cc in capacity, with a limit of 4 cylinders and a maximum 81mm cylinder bore. Its weight is 160KG.
11. Suzuki AEM Carbon Fiber Hayabusa – $200,000
Suzuki released 1300 cc, Hayabusa in 1999 followed AEM carbon fiber in 2008. Trust me, this one of the world’s fastest motorbikes ever made.
This bike speeds over 188 miles per hour and that gives it an insane speed.
10. Ducati Testa Stretta NCR Macchia Nera – $225,000
This bike sure looks very aggressive. It is a limited edition, lightweight, 135 kg motorcycle, with a 185 hp engine and designed by legendary designer, Aldo Drudi.
The price is tagged at $225,000.
This motorbike was produced with a combination of one of the finest technology in the world. Its special parts are from MotoGP, Formula1 and aerospace.
9. Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16 – $235,000
Occupying the 9th position is the Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16. This bike is made from titanium, avionic and aluminium. It also has carbon fibre fenders.
It is a limited production road-legal version of the Desmosedici MotoGP racebike.
The D16RR is powered by a Ducati 989 CCv$ desmodromic engine and produces 200HP.
8. Ecosse Founder’s Edition Ti XX – $300,000
This insanely powerful machine boasts a supercharged intercooled engine, remarkable 225 horsepower and 210 foot pounds of torque and Öhlins MotoGP-grade TTX fluted gas forks with a titanium front axle and carbon ceramic brakes for race-level performance.
The engine of the Ecosse Founder’s Edition Ti XX is made up of American V-twin, supercharged and intercooled.
It costs $300,000.
Aesthetically, the motorbike has Carbon fibre across the body, helping in reduces its weight, and has a handcrafted leather seat which was beautifully made.
7. Legendary British Vintage Black – $400,000
This classically styled motorbike was released in 1948. It was produced in the United Kingdom and has 2 cylinders that provides 250cc performance.
During its era, it reigned as the fastest production bike in the world.
$400,000 is what you need to buy this luxurious Legendary British Vintage Black.
6. Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike – $550,000
The Dodge Tomahawk is a non-street legal vehicle introduced in 2003 by Dodge at the North American International Auto Show. This giant motorbike has an Engine capacity of 8.3 L (506.5 cu in) 20-valve 90° V-10.
It was built with a futuristic imagination and it over half a million dollars — $550,000.
The bike weighs over 680kg — that’s a lot of weight! It can reach 60mph in 2.4 seconds and can reach a top speed of 400mph!
5. Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship – $1.5million
Now, that’s expensive! 1.5 Million for a Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship motorbike?
According to Mirror Review, the bike is one of its kinds and was built especially for racing with 8 valves to help with the speed. It came with a 998cc V-twin engine—one of the power engines at that time. Moreover, there were only 20 of such bikes ever made which makes it even more precious and collectible.
In other, to buy this one, know that your pocket must be $1.5million deep.
Now one last thing, this bike as a unique design. It was hand painted by world renowned artist, Jack Armstrong. Which is one of the reasons the bike costs so much.
It’ll interest you to know that some of Jack’s paintings sell for $3milllion.
4. The Yamaha BMS Chopper – $3million
Call it the stunning bike! Yeah! It is such a stunning piece of mechanical art!
This expensive beast selling at $3million has a 1,700cc engine.
Now wait for another amazing this about this bike, it is entirely coated in a 24 karat gold and has a red velvet upholstered seat.
Unfortunately, the The Yamaha BMS Chopper is not meant for the streets, instead, it’s a collector’s item that is meant to be admired and appreciated for its easthetics.
3. Ecosse ES1 Spirit – $3.6million
The Ecosse ES1 Spirit is the world’s 3rd most expensive motorbike.
With the same principals used in building F1 cars, the team created the fastest, lightest bike available. Its speed comes from the ultra light aerodynamic design and powerful engine.
The appearance is not encouraging enough but do not let that fool you as it has enough power of reaching top speeds of 370kms.
So if you decide to buy one, 3.6million should be in your bank account.
2. 1949 E90 AJS Porcupine – $7Million
1949 E90 AJS Porcupine is the second most expensive motorbike in the world. It cost only $7million.
And it was a limited production — only 4 units were producers, and in 1949, Les Graham won the world championship with one of them.
1. Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter – $11million
Now the Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter is the world’s most expensive motorbike — it places at the 1st position.
What makes it to cover such a position? Let’s find out.
One of the major reason behind its expensive price tag is its limited availability as only 45 units of the exotic bike were produced.
The Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter is an exclusive streetfighter motorcycle by the American Luxury Department Store Brand. It draws its power from an air-cooled V-Twin engine that propels it to a top speed of 300 km/h making it one of the fastest bikes in the world.
$11million is the cost if you want to buy one.
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