10 Of the most stylish and expensive bikes of the world – Collector’s Items Indeed!!
Bikers are a completely different people. Their love for their bikes goes beyond anything. It’s even more than how much girls love their shoes or clothes. Some of the bikers love and look after their bikes as if looking after their own child.
Also there are some people who love to collect bikes and bike manufacturers usually come out with limited edition bike for collectors and the price tags carried by such bikes are exorbitant. Check out some of the most expensive bikes out there in the world.
1 Neiman Marcus Limited edition Fighter
Interestingly Neiman Marcus is more known for its retail stores than their bike making. They compete with retail brands like Saks Fifth avenue and Nordstrom. So it was quite a buzz when they launched a limited edition fighter motorcycle with a price tag of $111,000.
Ultimately it was auctioned for $11 million with a body that resembled the inner workings of a watch. Only 45 of such bikes were made and each of them could reach a high speed of 190 miles per hour (mph).
2 Coventry Eagle
Coventry Eagle’s Flying-8 eagle bikes are a rare collection of old bikes founded back in 1890. Flying Eagle-8 was one of the highest selling bikes of its time, before the company had to shut down in 1930 due to World War II. The surviving motorcycles of this company are rare to find and are considered collector’s item. It has a JAP v-twin engine which received an update in 1923 in the form of 980cc JAP KTOR engine. A combination of World War II and depression led Coventry-Eagle to cease operations in 1930.
3 Harley Davidson Rocker
Harley Davidson released its Rocker range of motorcycles which are basically chopper style bikes. The bikes are known for their build quality with glam style customizations brought by Harley designers. The bike has an air cooled two valve v-twin engine with a capacity of 1584. It also boasts of a 6 speed transmission with a fuel tank of 18.9 liters.
4 Hildebrand Wolfmueller
Hildebrand Wolfmueller is considered to be the world’s first production motorcycle. Designed by engineer brothers Heinrich and William Hildebrand in partnership with Alois Wolfmueller, the bike was a run and jump model with no clutch or pedals. It was in production from 1894-1897. Most of the remaining bikes are in private collections
worldwide or in museums.
5 Ducati Testa Stretta NCR Macchia Nera Concept
This ultimate Ducati superbike consists of a V-2, four stroke engine, which can propel this monster to speeds upto 230mph. The engine on this bike is Ducati’s own Testastretta 998R engine giving it a power of 185 horsepower. The frame of this bike is made of carbon titanium, while the alloys are aluminum made.
6 Ecosse Fe Ti
Ecosse Fe Ti is one powerful bike with 225 horsepower coming from its aluminum engine. The engine of this monster is a 2409cc billet engine. The bike is covered with carbon fiber. The bike is supposed to be a collector’s item and hence only 13 of such bikes were ever made.
7 MV Agusta F4CC
Designed by Claudio Castiglioni, the MV Agusta F4CC will cost you a little around $120,000. Castiglioni designed this bike because he wanted to create something that is beautiful and unique. The bike has a top speed of 195mph and only 100 units of the bike were made. 100 proud owners will also get a Trussardi leather jacket and a Girard Perregaux watch with the bike.
8 Ducati NCR MH TT
Ducati came out with the NCR MH TT in tribute to legendary racer Mike Hailwood. The original Ducati 900 was the bike which Hailwood used, to win his most famous race. This new bike has a 11200cc engine which gives 130 horsepower. The body is completely carbon fiber made and only 12 of such bikes were produced.
9 Confederate B120 Wraith
The one thing that stands out when you see the Confederate B120 Wraith is that it does not look like your usual power bike or super bike. Manufactured in 2009, the bike has a V8 4 stroke 1966 cc engine and more than 125 horsepower. Priced at $135,000 it is perfect for bike enthusiasts who look for something different.
10 The Million dollar Harley Davidson
This is the only bike that carries a $1 million price tag. Created by Jack Armstrong, the cosmic starship Harley Davidson was unveiled in 2010. The bike has a six cylinder engine that will provide rapid acceleration and speed. The bike was given its unusual style and painting style by artist Jack Armstrong, making it truly one of a kind bike in the world. The bike is officially known as the most expensive bike in the world.
These were the most expensive bikes of the world and truly they are collector’s items as only the passionate ones were the lucky ones to ride on these super stylish bikes!!