15 Of The Most Expensive Bikes in The World in 2018
While Bikes are normally just viewed as a mode of transportation, the younger generations normally see it as a means of expressing their emotions and feelings. There are some bikes which are just good enough for transport while there are others which aren’t meant for ordinary purposes. Everyone has some sort of infatuation over a car or a bike, irrespective of their age or gender. One thing is for sure that no one can deny not being attracted to these metallic machines. Now, for those who are more into bikes, here are some of the bikes that you would really love to have in your garage someday:
1 Harley Davidson Rocker, $130,000
In the American markets around the mid-1960s, a special type of custom motorcycle was introduced and came to be known as the ‘chopper’. Experts conclude that the chopper is an extreme custom styled bike with a stretched-out appearance resulting from its radically modified lengthened forks and steering angles. The Harley Davidson Rocker is right off the rack chopper, being tailor-made. It was first introduced in 2008, with features such as controlled spark ignition and self-adjusting filters, a six-speed transmission and is powered by four-cylinder engines and 1600 cc.
2NCR Mike Hailwood TT, $130,000
In 1974, famous racer Michael Hailwood was forced to retire from active racing due to an grievous injury at the German Grand Prix. In 1978, he made a comeback with a legendary victory and one of the most memorable performances in his entire career. The Ducati 900 SS with its V2 four stroke engine which produces approximately 85 HP is the original NCR Mike Hailwood. The victories that this bike has under its name include 76 Grand Prix, 14 Isle of Man trophies and 9 World Championships. Only 12 units were produced.
3NCR Leggera 1200 Special, $145, 000
The NCR Leggera 1200 Special is produced by an Italian based company named NCR. The bike itself is a modified version of the Ducati Hypermotard 100 which has been given a striking makeover by NCR. At 328 pounds in total weight, it is the lightest Hypermotard and is legalized for the streets. Its carbon bodywork and wheels along with carbon-ceramic breaks is an addition to the usual NCR looks and feel. Its powerhouse includes a base Hypermotard of 100 EVO SP and a stock DS 1100 motor. Its engine of 1200cc has an increased Power of 132 HP.
4Icon Sheene $ 172,000
The Icon Sheene is a tribute to Barry Sheene the last British World Champion in 1977 and a collaboration of everyone who was involved with him during his career as a famous motorcycle racer. The bike features a four-cylinder engine producing over 250 HP and a 1400 cc turbocharger, aluminum frame, 6-speed quick shift gearbox and carbon wheels. Since it is a complex piece of engineering, only 52 of them were produced. Its maximum speed is 200 MPH.
5MTT Turbine Streetfighter, $ 175,000
This unique bike can run on both kerosene and diesel as well as jet fuel. To acquire it means that you would have to pre-order it. Its top speed is around 249 km/h and it even includes a Rolls Royce engine which produces approximately 420 HP at a torque of 576 NM. Furthermore, its V8 engine comprises of a two-speed gearbox and an aluminum and carbon fiber made frame and wheels.