Here is a list of few Super Sport Bike in the 1000cc and above segment of two wheeler available in India. The best in class power bikes are listed out with all the information you would like to know. Terminologies associated with the motorcycle like engine specification, transmission system, suspension and braking system, design and styling, features and technology and the price of the bike variant in India are clearly given.
APRILIA RSV4 FACTORY ABS
One of the top competitor in the Indian Super Sports Bike market is the RSV4 model from Aprilia. The second version of its kind, known as the “Factory” edition of the RSV4 comes with a preloaded ABS braking system. With a dynamic 999.6cc 4 stroke, liquid cooled DOHC V-$ cylinder engine, the Aprilia RSV4 can deliver a maximum power output of 184HP (135.3kW) at the rate of 12,500 rpm. Engine of the RSV4 Factory edition is incorporated with 4 valves per cylinder and is capable of producing a maximum torque of 117Nm at 10,000 rpm. The transmission system of the Aprilia RSV4 comes with a 6-speed cassette type gear box which is well known for its quick shifts to rave into top speed. The 18.5 litre fuel tank capacity of the bike helps it to run a long way without a break.
Frame of the RSV4 is a combination of a twin spar adjustable aluminium frame with castings and pressings. The adjustable aluminium frame is only Factory edition of the RSV4. Settings like engine height. Swing arm pin height and head-shock position and rake can be adjusted according to the rider. As said before, the quick shifts of the bike makes it to rave swiftly to gain higher speed on road stability and rigidity of the bike on the surface is never a question. The suspension system of the RSV4 Factory edition is equipped with an Ohlins upside-down racing fork in the front. Front suspension alone can be adjusted by a spring pre-load and a hydraulic compression system. On the other hand the rear suspension system is installed with a double braced aluminium swing arm which is combined with Ohlins Racing mono-shock absorber which is also completely adjustable spring pre-load with a piggy-back. Well smoother riding experience is thus never a question to be answered in a better way.
Braking system of the Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS edition come with a front dual 320mm floating stainless steel disc with lightweight stainless steel rotor and aluminium flange with 6 pin. An all new set of Brembo M430 mono-block radial mounted brake callipers are installed in the front wheels. A rear 220mm Brembo brake callipers with isolated pistons power up the rear braking system of the bike. Finally the Aprilia comes with a front 120/70 ZR 17 and a rear 200/55 ZR 17 tyres.
Price of the Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS edition in India starts at Rs. 26,83,560.
SUZUKI HAYABUSA GSX1300R
A radical sports bike or commonly known as the Ultimate Sport Bike, the Suzuki Hayabusa has been praised with a number of names from its first debut here in India. Its been more than a decade since the company have produced an enormous riding machine to the two wheeler super sport bike industry. The Hayabusa takes it all to rate and be the number one sport bike and ever since its been a one of its kind and unique sport bike. Seemingly large design and style of the bike itself makes the mark that it is worth of what it is made for. A design inspired from the Japanese Peregrine Falcon, the Suzuki Hayabusa is famous for its cutting through the air agility with incredible and massive performance delivered. Though the design of the bike seems to be a bit huge and enormous, the aerodynamic capacity of the bike has not been compromised. Equipped with a giant 1340cc engine, this beast is surely one of its kind and unrivalled two wheeler sport bike in the Indian bike segment since then and even now.
The bike combines massive thrust and an unmatched performance but this never stands as an obstacle for the silky smooth riding experience for the rider. The bikes incomparable performance delivers an easy and sporty ride experience at any speed with no bargaining on stability and balance of the bike. Hayabusa thus, is known for its sensational power, speed, performance, smooth ride, design and its eye catching appearance. The Suzuki Hayabusa GSX1300R is powered up with a 4-stroke 4 cylinder liquid cooled DOHC engine which is capable of producing an engine capacity of 1340cc. A 6-speed constant mesh transmission system helps the bike to rave at higher speed limits in quick and easy gear shift. The gear shift pattern makes it comparatively easier to shift between gears quickly. The braking system of the new GSX1300R comes with a standard ABS option for the bike. The addition of a new ABS and Brembo Mono-block front brake calipers with twin front disc brakes and a rear disc brake makes the bike safer to ride in high speed and performance ratios. The suspension system of the bike is installed with a front inverted telescopic, coil spring and oil damped system and a link type coil spring oil damped rear suspension system makes the bike to deliver a silky smooth riding experience for the rider. The Suzuki Hayabusa is equipped with a front 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) and rear 190/50 ZR 17 M/c (73W) tubeless tyres.
Price of Suzuki Hayabusa GSX1300R starts at Rs. 16,00,000.
KAWASAKI NINJA ZX-14R
Fast, Faster and Fastest! Yes indeed the Fastest Super Sport Bike in the country, the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R. The massive beast known for its form, power and performance. Kawasaki's most powerful motorcycle engine yet to be produced and installed into a huge mould. The all new 1441cc 4-stroke, liquid cooled in-line four engine is the biggest and quickest engine ever made for a super power sport bike by the company. An all new instrument cluster with a dual analogue style speedometer and tachometer is an addition to the design and style of the bike. The overall design and look of the bike matches with that of the Suzuki Hayabusa, not exactly the same replica of the later. Both of these super bike shares an all body cover design.
All the body elements like the frame, engine, suspension systems and even transmission control systems are fully covered by the body panels. The bike is most commonly seen in two shades, the ebony black and the trademark Kawasaki candy lime green colour. A massive twin headlamp design which is equipped with a dual lighting system in each of it adds on to the stunning looks of the bike which in turn provides a devilish look for the bike. The long stretched flow back design of the bike is aerodynamically designed for easy flow of air. The more pronounced fin design of side fairings is more than just ornamental. The fairing outlets facilitate heat dissipation, allowing hot engine air to escape more quickly. Heat to the arms and legs of the rider is significantly reduced, increasing rider comfort.
The bike is moulded upon an Aluminium Monocoque Frame which is a unique frame design of the company. The frame enables a slim package and offers a high rigid and balanced structure for the bike. The frame helps the bike to maintain balance even at high speed limits and performance. The all new chassis of the bike helps it to render more engine output. The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R is powered up by a 4-stroke liquid cooled in-line four 1441cc engine which is capable of delivering a massive 200PS power at 10,000 rpm and 162.5 Nm of torque at 7,500 rpm thus delivering a pro active performance and experience for the rider. A smooth riding experience is assured by the company as the suspension system of the bike is installed with a front 43mm inverted fork with top-out springs/117mm and a rear Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas charged shock/124mm system. Safety is never a question of confusion as the bike is pre installed with a Dual semi-floating 310mm petal disc brakes combined with a Dual radial mount calliper with opposed 4 piston and 4 pad brakes in the front and a single 250mm petal disc with opposed twin piston brakes in the rear respectively. The bike comes with a 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) front and a rear 190/50 ZR 17 M/C (73W) tubeless tyres.
Price of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 R in India starts at Rs. 17,00,000.
YAMAHA YZF R1
Born from the roads of Moto GP the Yamaha R1 is one of the Sport Model Bike produced by the company. Collecting the components from its Moto GP model, the Yamaha M1, R1 is set to evoke a new era of sport bike experience to its riders. The bike falling under the 1000cc bike segment is powered by a 998cc 4-stroke, DOHC, liquid cooled engine. With a stunning design and sting ray styling feature, the all new Yamaha R1 Cross-plane is one of the most preferred sports bike in its category. The new Yamaha R1 has two main projector head lamps that is mounted closer to the nose of the bike.
The front frame of the bike is diamond design and that of the rear is specially designed for the bike and stands as a unique feature of the bike. The refreshed look and innovative new projector type head lights of the R1 features a solenoid coil type high and low beam mechanism. Cross-plane crankshaft technology proven in victory after victory on Moto GP machines provides a high-tech uneven firing interval. Unlike typical in-line-four engine design, where the two outer and two inner pistons move together in pairs with 180° intervals, the cross-plane crankshaft has each connecting rod 90° with a unique firing order of 270°-180°-90°-180°.
The all new Yamaha R1 Cross-plane is equipped with a 4-stroke liquid cooled DOHC a-valve engine which produces a maximum engine capacity of 998cc. Thus producing a maximum power output of 182.1PS at 12,500 rpm and 115.5Nm of torque at 10,000 rpm. Transmission system of the bike is installed with a 6-speed constant mesh system. Constant raves and easy gear shift pattern helps the bike to rave quickly to gain a maximum speed limit of 285 Kmph. Acceleration is quicker in the Yamaha R1 compared to other of its kind yet smooth riding experience is enabled with the installation of the all new suspension system. A Telescopic Fork front suspension and a Swing arm rear suspension system helps to maintain stability and balance during high speed and performance. Braking system of the bike involves a 310mm/220mm disc brake in the front and rear wheels respectively. Tyre specification of the R1 matches to that of the size of its rival models, equipped with a 120/70 ZR M/C (58W) front and 190/55 ZR 17 M/C (75W) rear tyres, the R1 ensure pretty slick grip and balance on the road.
Price of the Yamaha R1 Cross-plane edition in India starts at Rs. 15,60,000.
HONDA CBR1000RR FIREBLADE
Prominently known as Honda CBR1000RR the CBR Fireblade is yet another bike born with the Moto GP DNA. Designed with the inspiration from the Moto GP racing sport bike, the CBR Fireblade is a distinct character in biking segment. Like the Yamaha R1 the Honda CBR1000RR also come from the world of circuit racing. A perfectly designed circuit sport bike which is also compatible for normal paved road sport riding. The all new Unit Pro-Link rear suspension system which was developed for Honda Moto GP racing bikes finds its entry in the new CBR Fireblade making the bike more special. An advanced Die-Cast aluminium backbone frame equips the CBR Fireblade to hold it strong. The aerodynamic design and style of the bike helps it to gain easy flow of air and delivers ample down force during high speed and performance. The aerodynamic bodywork incorporates a set of new features including a sleek continuation of the front fairing.
Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade is equipped with a massive 999cc 4-stroke, 16 valve DOHC in-line 4 engine. Thus helping the engine to gain a maximum power of 131kW in 12,000 rpm and 112Nm torque at 8,500 rpm. Transmission system includes a six-speed sealed chain gear box system with easy gear shift patterns. CBR1000RR comes with a pretty same wheel size as that of its rivals. A 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) front and 190/50 ZR 17 M/C (73W) rear tyre is loaded on to the bike. The front brakes are radially mounted four piston callipers. Six point floating rotors provide ample braking power reducing the overall spring weight. A special fully adjustable 43mm inverted cartridge type front fork suspension system allows smooth and balanced handling in even the toughest road condition.
Price of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade in India starts from Rs. 17,00,000.
2015 BMW S 1000RR
“From the midst of a super car family, the BMW, a baby super bike was born, and it was called the S 1000RR.” The first BMW S 1000RR was launched few years back and was rated one of the most stylish and design specific Super Sports Bike in the International bike market. Well known for the design ans styling of the bike, performance delivered and scoring itself the highest in terms of comfort, the S 1000RR was the best in class Sport Bike. The saga of the S series flagship from BMW had its new beginning in 2015 as the new S 1000RR rolled out of the BMW Two Wheeler Motorsports Industry. The all new performance boosted model of the BMW S 1000RR comes with a huge amount of power and features. The much powerful engine of the BMW delivers an extra 6PS of power to the bike.
The bike also comes with an added on cruise control feature in the new version. The re-worked BMW S 1000RR comes with more than a face lift design. The razor sharp flyline design which is extremely clear and the volume of contours and shapes are perfectly balanced. Every component in the bike has been redesigned yet maintaining the old look and feel of the bike. A changeover right from its head lamp till its tail is quiet noticeable at the very first look. The lamp positions has been changed and looks more dynamic than the previous version. The engine spoiler is pretty longer compared to the old S 1000RR yet the dynamic lines has played a major role in the overall design of the bike. A changeover can also be noticed in the windshield and the rear section. Different set of riding mode assists the all new version. Modes like rain, sports and race with ABS and ASC are installed in the bike.
A high resolution instrument cluster display enables the rider a clearer of the selected settings along with road speed and engine informations. These are some of the information items and functions which can be read and set by the rider: set-up for DDC and race track, banking, DTC, lap time and lap distance, lap-specific speed, active riding mode, gear changes per lap and much more besides. A shift assist pro function in the bike helps the riders to change over the transmission from one to another in a much more easy and quick pattern. The shift assist enables gear shifting without using the clutch. A swing arm rotation and a shorter front for suspension system of the S 1000RR has reduced the numerous details within it. The new suspension system provides a smoother and comfortable ride experience than the previous version.
BMW S 1000RR 2015 comes with a water or oil cooled 4 cylinder, 4 stroke in-line four engine with four titanium valves per cylinder. The engine is assisted with two overhead crankshafts and is capable of producing a maximum power output of 146 kW (198 hp) at 13,500 rpm and 113Nm at 10,500 rpm of torque. Transmission control system includes a multiple clutch in oil bath with a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox. A front upside down telescopic fork and a rear aluminium 2 sided swing arm compression suspension system are installed in the new version to improve rigidity and stability of the bike.
Price of the BMW S 1000RR in India starts from Rs. 29,00,000.
DUCATI 1199 PANIGALE
Power inbuilt in Redness. The Ducati 1199 Panigale sets out to be the most extreme benchmark ever made and represents one of the most historic moments for the Company's incredible superbike history, claims the company. Incredibly designed from gaining the right inspiration from its parental models, the 1199 does not leave behind even the very slightest of details. Every last detail of the 1199 contributes to the rich heritage of racing. The Ducati 1199 Panigale is yet another Moto GP inspired super sports bike. The swept back design of the fairing which leans back towards the rear section of the bike highlights the pulled-in structure of the bike. A pointy tail design of the bike makes it look sharp and distinctive. The edgy design of Ducati 1199 Panigale makes the bike look similar yet different from that of other of its kind. The instrument cluster of the bike comes with a new Thin Film Transistor (TFT) screen to the next step with a stunning race-derived unit that embraces the very latest information display technology.
The Monocoque Technology is yet another feature which makes the 1199 different. The technology uses light weight machinery which helps in increasing the overall power delivered by the bike. By reducing the overall weight of the components inside the bike it delivers enormous power and performance to the machine. The weight distribution and ergonomics of the bike ensures maximum rigidity and stability of the ride while high performance and speed. The Super-quadro is the most powerful twin-cylinder production engine on the planet and is destined to power the new Ducati 1199 Panigale with absolute performance perfection.
An innovative suspension system is installed with an all new front and rear Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) system by Öhlins. Both the 43mm Öhlins NIX30 forks and the Öhlins TTX36 rear unit are electronically adjustable in compression and rebound, while spring pre-load is manual. The unique braking system of the Ducati 1199 Panigale is one of its kind. The 1199 Panigale is equipped with Brembo’s Monobloc M50 callipers, so called to celebrate the 50˚ anniversary of the Italian company, Brembo. With an extremely compact design. The wheels of the 1199 comes with a dynamic triple 3-spoke, forged and machined wheels from Marchesin.
Price of the Ducati 1199 Panigale in India starts from Rs. 21,70,000.