10 Most Expensive Motorbike in the World
Posted on September 09 2019
You know the brands of the most expensive cars in the world, like Koenigsegg, Lamborghini, Ferarri, and Bugatti. But do you know which are the most expensive bike in the world?
[Honorable mention] Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16 – $235,000
Design: Carbon fiber is everywhere, the frame, swingarm, wheels, fuel tank, fairing, tail and fenders too. Mechanical parts are either titanium or aircraft grade aluminum.
Highlights: A rework of a $72,500 Desmonsedici D16RR.
Ecosse Founder’s Edition Ti XX Titanium Series– $300,000
Design: Carbon Fiber is used to keep it low weight, high grade-9 titanium for exhaust pipes with ceramic media shot-peened finish; Berluti handcrafted luxury Italian leather saddle seat.
Legendary British Vintage Black – $400,000
Quantity: Only 33 bikes were produced in 1948
Design: Classical styled motorcycle
Highlights: It was the fastest production bike in the world in its time with 250cc performance
Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike – $550,000
Design: Futuristic looking design concept bike.
Highlights: Theoretically it can reach top speed of 630km/h and reaches 100km in 2.5 seconds; however it is not road legal for ride.
[Honorable mention] Vincent Black Lightning – $929,000
Origin: Bike series from 1948-1952, Black Lightning was the fastest production motorcycle in the world in September 1948
Price: Opening offer at $300,000, ended the auction at nearly $1 million
Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship – $1.5 million
Design: Jack Armstrong, a cosmic existentialist artist hand painted the red and yellow paint design on the Harley V-rod
Price: Originally sold at $1 million.
The Yamaha BMS Chopper Nehmesis – $3 million
Highlights: Fully coated in 24 karat gold with 1700cc V-twin engine.
Hildebrand & Wolfmuller – $3.5 million
Origin: Heinrich and Wilhelm Hidebrand were steam-engine engineers, who teamed up with Alois Wolfmüller and produced their bike in 1894.
Highlights: The world’s first production motorcycle. $3.5 million is not just a price for an antique, you are buying history.
Ecosse ES1 Spirit – $3.6 Million
Design: Inspired from F1 race cars, improved aerodynamics and reduced weight
Origin: Ecosse is a Honda and Yamaha motorcycle dealer.
Highlights: ES1 is a prototype model which gives 370.1km/h top speed. Bike Manufacturer requires anyone to take a 2-weeks training before they are allowed to ride on an ES1
1949 E90 AJS Porcupine – $7 Million
Quantity: Only 4 were produced in 1949
Highlights: Famous British motorcycle road racer won Grand Prix motorcycle racing 500cc with a Porcupine in 1949
Origin: A. J. Stevens & Co. Ltd aka AJS from Wolverhampton, England. It holds 117 motorcycle world records from 1909 to 1931.
Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter - $11 Million
Quantity: Only 45 Fighter ever released in markets
Origin: Neiman Marcus is an American luxury department store
Highlights: She attracted lots of focus when a department store release a bike for auction
Design: The unique design also attracted many spotlights. Many design experts says this bike has its best styling.
Price: She started at price $110,000 for auction, eventually ended up sold at $11 million.
Harley-Davidson Bucherer Blue Edition - $13 Million
Quantity: Only 1 unit in the world
Spotlights: The fairings are all painted blue, diamonds are added on the bike. Around 360 diamonds are added on the bike, also bolts and some screws are coated with 24 karat gold.
Design: Modified version of Harley Davidson Softail Slim S. HD collaborated with Swiss watch and jewelry Bucherer and Bundnerbike to produce this bike.
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