Not only watches, yachts and cars can be turned into luxury objects, but also motorbikes. For years, manufacturers, designers and tuning studios have been striving to surprise people with interesting motorbike designs and developments.
Top motorbikes in the world
In today’s article we’ll tell you about the world’s most expensive motorbikes, their prices and features.
Our top picks:
Ecosse Spirit model ES 1
Ecosse Moto Works INK has partnered with Formula 1 to create the Ecosse Spirit ES 1, which is currently considered the most expensive model in the world. The bike is “loaded” to the max. It has minimal air resistance thanks to its ergonomics and advanced technology. The main electronic unit is responsible for the operation of other systems.
The model weighs 120 kg. It is equipped with a V-shaped engine with 200 horsepower. The torque is 190 Nm. Due to the power the bike is quite capable of accelerating up to 400 kilometres per hour. One of the tricks of the body is that the biker’s legs are not visible while riding.
The price of a motorbike is impressive as well as its stuffing – $3 600 000. Nevertheless, after presentation of the limited series of 10 bikes, buyers found buyers at once. All ten motorbikes Ecosse Spirit ES1 were bought.
Harley-Davidson model Cosmic Starship
Harley-Davidson was made by famous artist D. Armstrong, who successfully creates works in the style of space existentialism. The painting of the bike was done by hand, which increased the price of the model.
The price was also affected by the artist’s statement that it’s his only painted bike, so he won’t be making any other similar ones. At the moment the bike costs $3 million.
AJS Porcupine 1954
The speed motorbike is called the Porcupine because it has spikes on the cooling parts. The model was made by craftsmen in Britain.
It was the model on which the famous racer Leslie Graham won the world championship in 1949. The model was not mass produced, as it was intended for racing competitions.
Today, the price of the motorbike is $750,000.
Dodge Tomahawk V 10 Superbike
The Dodge Tomahawk V 10 Superbike was introduced to the world public at the beginning of the noughties. It is remembered, above all, for its unusual design.
Rear and front tyres of bike are twin with a short distance. At the same time, each wheel has its own independent suspension. The bike has a power output of 500 horsepower. The engine volume is 8.3 litres. It is capable of accelerating up to 96 kilometres in a couple of seconds.
Experts have estimated this motorbike at $550,000.
Yamaha Roadstar BMS
The model Yamaha Roadstar BMS is remembered by the public as the Golden Chopper due to the presence of real gold in its body. It is a collector’s model with no serial production.
Another highlight of the bike is the front wheel mounting on just one side. “The fork can be tilted by means of pneumatic shock absorbers. In addition, the bike is equipped with an automatic clutch that works when shifting gears.
The petrol tank includes two compartments, one for fuel and the other for the electronics. The battery is hidden in the housing.
The price of the Golden Chopper is also golden – it costs $500,000.
The British Vintage Black
The British Vintage Black model is valued primarily not because of its performance but because of its vintage and rich history. It is a classic in almost pristine condition. It will be appreciated both by collectors and owners of tuning workshops.
The cost of such a bike is 400 – 600 thousand conventional units.
Titanium Series Ecosse FE TI-XX
Titanium stylish bike was made recently, but has already managed to gain popularity. Its body part is made of high-quality titanium. The motorbike has 225 horsepower and an engine displacement of 2.4 litres.
Only 13 Ecosse FE Ti – XX – Titanium Series have been presented to the public.
It is possible to buy the model for 300 thousand dollars.
Ducati Stretta NCR Testa
In 2007, the Italian company Nera Concept Bike created the Ducati Testa Stretta NCR superbike. The models are expected to go into production in the not too distant future. The bike successfully combines fashion trends with notes of futurism. The body part is made of titanium and carbon, due to which it is characterized by increased durability.
The bike weighs 135 kg and the engine power is 185 horsepower.
You can buy such a motorbike if you have $225,000 in your account.
MTT Turbine Streetfighter
The attractive and stylish design of the MTT Turbine Streetfighter is an eye-catcher at first sight, but the benefits don’t stop there. The MTT Turbine Streetfighter comes with 420 horsepower. Also includes a Rolls Royce-Allison engine, a two-speed gearbox and a rear-view camera that displays a small colour screen. The bike weighs 227kg.
Experts have priced it at $175,000.
Icon Sheene Superbike
Icon Sheene was developed by designer E. Morris to honor racer B. Sheene. The engine produces 250 horsepower and has a displacement of 1.4 litres. According to the specifications, the bike can reach speeds of 320 km/h.
No-bushing custom Harley – Davidson
Harley-Davidson, released by Howards Killer Customs, became a repeated winner in many motorbike contests. It is also beloved by many fans of two-wheelers. Not only does it have a remarkable design, but it also allows the motorcyclist to travel with the wind – up to 160 kilometres per hour. The bike took 4,000 hours to build.
Its cost to date is $150,000.
Hildebrand & Wolfmuller
The vintage model called Hildebrand & Wolfmuller is a spectacular combination of bike and bicycle. It was made in 1895 and was last used in the 1930s of the 20th century. A four-stroke air-cooled engine completes the package. The model has a top speed of 48 km/h and a power of 2.5 hp.
At the moment, Hildebrand & Wolfmuller are in museums or private collectors.
The Harley-Davidson Rocker was manufactured by the company of the same name in conjunction with a tuning firm from Germany. The model was made for sale together with a 45-metre yacht. The design of the bike perfectly matches the boat. There are also side handles to easily carry the bike onto the boat.
The bike is priced at $130,000 and the bike + boat package is priced at $22 million.
Coventry Eagle Flying 8
The superbike is rightly considered one of the veterans among motorbikes, as it was made in the 1920s. Its power output is 8bhp, but as for its era it was very good. Especially given its top speed of 130 kilometres an hour.
You can buy a bike like this for $120,000.
Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter
It is a successful joint project of the companies Neiman Marcus and Confederate Motors. There are only 45 such models in the world now. They are characterised by a spectacular design, a twin cylinder engine and a five speed gearbox. The chassis is made of stainless steel, while the body component is made of aluminium alloy.
The Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter is priced at 110,000 units.
We have listed the most expensive varieties of motorbikes in today’s article. Some are race-ready and some are great additions to a private collection. Bikes have been a favourite mode of transport for many celebrities and ordinary people for years.