Here we take you to the throttling world where superbikes roar like lions and spit like cobras. When power goes the highest and torque pulls to be topper, you can just stand a chance but to fly with the 1 liter machine you gotta do with. Now checkout the most gorgeous bi-wheelers in the class.
Ducati Superbike 1199 Panigale R
The queen of the Superbike family. Certainly unbeatable! It's coded with tremendous power of 195 hp @ 10,750 rpm and a whooping torque of 132 Nm @ 9,000 rpm. This brings you the feel of being on MotoGP machine while galloping with it. At many times you may feel that the 1199 Panigale R is the best liter class motorcycle in the world. Though it's tagged with a bigger 1198cc engine, the machine still finds its kingdom in the 1000cc class.
Above all its design stands above all 1000cc machineries in the world. LEDs for position lights and for the headlights is new concept among motorcycle diaries.
Engine: 1198cc, Superquadro: L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled.
Max Power: 195 hp @ 10,750 rpm
Max Torque: 132 Nm @ 9,000 rpm
Mileage: 13 kmpl
Top Speed: 300 kph
Price: Rs. 20 lakh*
KTM 1190 RC8 R
One of the most powerful V2s born till date. Being rewarded with better controlled bi-wheeler which is enhanced with great ergonomics, the rider is awaken in corners with the most stability unlike any motorcycle in the class. Chassis combined with Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated is a further journey to this outstanding piece of KTM. Bolted with a 1195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled engine, the flagship motorbike of the Austrian firm spits out a respectful power of 173 Hp at maximum possible Rpms. Certainly this motorcycle can bring wings for your dreams.
Engine: 1195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled engine.
Max Power: 173 Hp @ 10,000 Rpm
Max Torque: 120 Nm @ 8000 Rpm
Mileage: 18 kmpl
Top Speed: 270 kph
Price: Rs. 10.6 lakh*
Wow! The one liter mistress from Suzuki. Has Sold over 1 million units which is a great-great numeric format considering the price amount. Born in 2001, the GSX-1000R plays an epic role in the victory of Suzuki. To hallmark the 1million sales, the Japanese firm has recently launched a special edition, the GSX-R1000 1 Million Commemorative Edition. Excreting a peak power of 191 hp @ 12,000 rpm and a peak torque of 86 lb ft @ 10,000 rpm, the 999cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC gives you goosebumps when you drag your machine in turns and corners.
Engine: 999cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC.
Max Power: 191 hp @ 12,000 rpm
Max Torque: 86 lb ft @ 10,000 rpm
Mileage: 16.75 kmpl
Top Speed: 288 kph
Price: Rs. 15 lakh**
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
The smoker 1000cc motorcycle of Kawasaki. The green bi-wheeler is more than beauty for it's so power packed with a massive 998cc, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four, DOHC, 16 valves engine attached with 209.9 PS at 13,000 rpm and some gorgeous torque of 112 N.m at 11,500 rpm. I can bet that you can hardly find motorbike in such great horsepower and torque numbers. It needs only 2.84 seconds to clock 0-60 mph and 5.22 seconds to reach 100 mph. So just imagine the power of it or keep still until you get recovered after hearing the wondering speed of the green machine.
Engine: 998cc, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four, DOHC, 16 valves
Max Power: 209.9 PS at 13,000 rpm
Max Torque: 112 N.m at 11,500 rpm
Mileage: 17.2 kmpl
Top Speed: 298 kph
Price: Rs. 15.7 lakh**
Might not not be the most powerful motorcycle in the class, but it's certainly one of the best selling machine in the genre. Priced very reasonably, Yamaha utilizes the market wherever the firm sells it. The bike is a hot sale even in emerging markets. Dual exhaust sealed below the pillion seat is most vibrant stuff you may get tempted to buy it. None rival poses such design awesomeness like the R1. Further, its dual headlight that projects just like a coupled of projector lights placed, reaches even miles away when you make it a faster night trip. And the stability and the best after sales support. What else you need!
Engine: 998cc, Liquid cooled 4-stroke DOHC, 4-valve.
Max Power: 182.1 PS @ 12500 rpm
Max Torque: 115.5 Nm @10000 rpm
Mileage: 14 kmpl
Top Speed: 299 kph
Price: Rs. 14.5 lakh
MV Agusta F4 RR
The unmatched design and the uncompromisable performance are all about the Italian built F4 RR. As we all know, there is none born yet to match the design caliber that Italian designers have showed through out the history. Same is the story of the F4 RR. Being mated with a massive 998cc, Four cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve engine, this bi-wheeler generates a max power of 201 hp at 13600 rpm and a max torque of 111 Nm at 9600 rpm and pushed the machine to a top speed of 297.5 km/h.
That's not all done! Features such as MVICS Technology (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System), ELDOR electronics package with Ride-By-Wire system and four maps engine, Inertial vehicle lean angle sensor, Traction control adjustable on eight levels, Electronic EAS (Electronically Assisted Shift), Modular mixed structure frame with hand TIG welded tubular steel trellis and aluminum plates, Öhlins suspension with electronic control (F4 RR), and Brembo monobloc brake calipers (model M50 on the F4 RR) take the F4 RR to highs.
Engine: 998cc, Four cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve
Max Power: 201 hp at 13600 rpm
Max Torque: 111 Nm at 9600 rpm
Mileage: 12 kmpl
Top Speed: 297 kph
Price: Rs. 14.4 lakh*
The fire-blade is here! It's not the best looking machine in the class, especially when compared to the Italian competitors. But, it has something great which can't be bought, that's trust customers give on the one-wing brand. Since Honda has a hiue network in the world, which is supposed to be the biggest motorcycle chain, customer can get the best after sales for their superbikes. Bumped with a 999cc, Liquid- cooled 4-Stroke 16-valve DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine, the Fireblade produces a max power of 131 KW at 12,000 Rpm and a max torque of 112 Nm at 8,500 Rpm.
Engine: 999cc, Liquid- cooled 4-Stroke 16-valve DOHC inline 4-cylinder
Max Power: 131 KW at 12,000 Rpm
Max Torque: 112 Nm at 8,500 Rpm
Mileage: 17.4 kmpl
Top Speed: 299 kph
Price: Rs. 16.5 lakh**
Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS
Another Italian into the line. Truly a killer in appearance. The only one with the exclusive self-calibration and wheelie control features is Aprilia and it has been passed to this factory machine as well. Aprilia is considered as one of the most precious motorcycle brand in the production business. Of course, this has been installed with its flagship motorbike, the RSV Factory ABS. Being a flagship bi-wheeler, you can just imagine how perfect would be the bike, for Aprilia works only with world class engineers to ensure the best pieces in the bi-wheeler liter class in the world.
Engine: Aprilia longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, (DOHC), four valves per cylinder. APRC engine.
Max Power: 184 HP at 12,500 rpm
Max Torque: 117 Nm at 10,000 rpm
Mileage: 14 kmpl
Top Speed: 278 kph
Price: 12.9 lakh*
Dual headlamp and both in different shapes! How it would be? That's a just one of specialties of BMW Motorrad motorcycles. No wonders! It is carried with the S1000RR. It was once the most powerful one liter machine. The S1000RR shows mixture of characters. Coupled with Race ABS feature, which include four modes, two for the road and two others - Race and Slick, the bike just becomes a true all-rounder. That is no one can stop at this. It comes with a 999cc, Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts engine, which is wholeheartedly welcomed worldwide.
Engine: 999cc, Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts
Max Power: 193 bhp at 13.000 rpm
Max Torque: 112 Nm at 9.750 rpm
Mileage: 18 kmpl
Top Speed: 305 kph
Price: Rs. 8.9 lakh*
Erik Buell Racing 1190RS
The one and only machine of American motorcycle manufacturer, EBR, is the 1190RS. It's just expensive, but mind you you have no better option to show off than running an EBR bi-wheeler on the track. But, there is a problem indeed! That's the firm handcrafts only 100 pieces. It's really cruel for millions of hardcore superbike fanatics across the world. Equipped with a 1190cc, Liquid cooled V twin engine, which chills out a peak power of 175 hp @ 9750 rpm and a peak torque of 97 ft-lbs @ 9400 rpm, the 1190RS just becomes a different epic in the superbike class.
Engine: 190cc, Liquid cooled V twin
Max Power: 175 hp @ 9750 rpm
Max Torque: 97 ft-lbs @ 9400 rpm
Mileage: 14 kmpl
Top Speed: 286 kph
Price: Rs. 25.7 lakh*
(*converted USD price. **Ex-showroom price India)
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