Most Powerful Bikes

Most Powerful Bikes

1 . Kawasaki ZZR1400

And way, way out in the lead, we get the ZZR1400. Weirdly, this is the third Kawasaki that, according to the firm, makes 197bhp (along with the H2 and ZX10R). The EPAs rated power figures have it beating that claim by nearly 11bhp. Think of the difference as a Honda CBF125.

2 . Yamaha Vmax

Another bike to meet its claimed power figure, the VMax might be largely ignored these days but its still an animal, with nearly 200bhp.

3 . Kawasaki Ninja H2

Kawasaki claims 197bhp for the new, supercharged H2. And hits it precisely. Weirdly, it also claimes 197bhp for the ZX10R, which the EPA reckons makes only 177bhp.

4 . MV Agusta F4RR

Scarily, MV Agusta has an even more powerful F4 waiting in the wings, just in case the existing bikes true 197.1bhp isnt enough for you.

5 . Suzuki

Of course this list wouldnt be complete without a Hayabusa. With all of 15 years of production behind it and a fair chance it will still make the top 10 in a years time.

6 . BMW HP4

Another old bike to remain on the homologation books as a 2015 model, the HP4 almost hits its claimed 193bhp with an EPArated 190.4bhp. The closeness suggests BMWs newfor2015 S1000RR will make near to its claimed 198bhp, too.

7 . Suzuki GSXR1000 182 4bhp

It might not be the newest of the 1000cc superbikes but the GSXR has never been limpwristed.

8 . Ducati 1199 Panigale

Its slightly surprising to even see the 1199 Panigale homologated as a 2015 model, since its effectively being replaced by the new 1299 version. However, even the old bike is still strong enough to make the top 10.

9 . Aprilia RSV4R

At the moment, the highestspec 2015 RSV4 RR (claimed to make 201bhp) hasnt been EPA tested, but the carryover version from the previous year already has enough power to make the top 10. The rated figure is again very close to the claimed 184bhp that Aprilia quotes.

10 . Motus MSTR

Usually manufacturers power claims are likely to be on the optimistic side, but it seems that Motus is a stickler for accuracy. The spec sheet says that the MSTR makes 180bhp, just 0.3bhp more than the rated figure found here.