There are numerous brands of motorbikes with each coming with its own price tag. Also, the designs and specifications of motorbikes have gone a long way since the first motorbike was produced in 1885. In recent times, we have seen many millionaires spend a huge sum to acquire some of these vintage and limited-edition motorbikes.
However, you may wonder how much can the most expensive bike possibly cost. The most expensive motorbike in the world was sold for a whopping $11 million. There are also other expensive bikes which are in the same price range with incredible features.
Below is the list of the 20 most expensive motorbikes in the world ranked in ascending order.
20. MV Agusta F4CC – $120,000
Completing our list of most expensive motorbikes is the F4CC MV Agusta with a price tag of $120,000. The bike whose components are tailormade has 200 hp. With just 200 units produced, the bike is a force to reckoned with.
This vintage motorbike is one of the most expensive in the world. The Flying Eagle is one of the motorcycles of the Royal Eagle manufacturer. It features 8 hp engine and is designed with prestige.
18. NCR Mike Hailwood – $130,000
The NCR Mike Hailwood is a special motorbike created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mike Hailwood, a British Grand Prix motorbike racer. Interestingly, only 12 units of this bike were manufactured and it features a titanium frame.
17. NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special – $148,000
The NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special is a gem with a price tage of $148,000. The bike features Brembo brakes, Ohlins suspension, carbon-fiber wheels, and a 5kg frame.
16. Vincent Black Prince – $162,800
Manufactured in the mid-1950s, the Vincent Black Prince was sold at an auction for $162,800, making it one of the most expensive bikes in the world.
15. Icon Sheene – $172,000
The Icon Sheene was built in honour of world champion, Barry Sheene. The limited edition bike has a price tag of $172,000 making it one of the most expensive bikes in the world. With only 52 units produced the bike has a turbocharged 1400cc Suzuki four-cylinder engine.
14. MTT Turbine Streetfighter – $175,000
The MTT Turbine Streetfighter has a Royce-Allison turbine with 320 horsepower. With a price tag of $175,000, the bike has one-of-a-kind Pirelli Diablo tires and limited production of only 5 units per year. The bike also has an impressive acceleration with no vibration which set this superbike apart.
13. Honda RC213 V-S – $185,000
The Honda RC213 is one of the costliest bikes in the world with a price tag of $184,000. The Japanese superbike has a 6-speed sequential transmission weighing 160kg. The bike is designed for racing based on its performance.
12. Suzuki AEM Carbon Fiber Hayabusa – $200,000
The Suzuki AEM Carbon Fiber Hayabusa which cost $200,000 has an insane speed. It has the ability to exceed 188 miles per hour, making it one of the fastest models in the world. Manufactured in 1999, the motorcycle was remodelled in 2008 with the upgraded versions offering exceptional handling, reliability, noise control, fuel efficiency, and comfort.
This limited edition NCR Macchia Nera comes with a price tag of $225,000. The bike is lightweight and weighs 135 kg with 185 hp engine and was designed by legendary designer, Aldo Drudi.
10. Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16 – $235,000
Ranking at number ten on our list of most expensive motorbikes in the world is the Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16 with a price of $235,000. The superbike is made from titanium, avionic and aluminium and has carbon fibre fenders. The bike also weighs 145kg and is powered by a Ducati 989 cc v$ desmodromic engine and produces 200HP.
9. FE Titanium Ecosse XX – $400,000
To own the FE Titanium series will set you back by $300,000. The power bike transmits 228PS of power to the back wheel and is powered by a 2,409cc aluminium billet power plant. Interestingly, only 13 units of this powerful motorcycle were produced.
8. Legendary British Vintage Black – $400,000
Manufactured in 1938, the British Vintage Black has a price tag of $400,000. Only 33 units of these motorcycles were produced worldwide with a 250cc performance.
7. Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike – $550,000
With a price tag of $550,000, the V10 Dodge Tomahawk sits at number seven on our list of most expensive motorbikes in the world. With a total weight of 680kg, this superbike has a maximum speed of 482km per hour and can go from zero to sixty in 2.5 seconds. Although this beast is illegal to ride on public roads, it is also a good piece of artwork.
6. Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship – $3 Million
The Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship is one of the costliest motorbikes in the world. Painted by Jack Armstrong, the Cosmic Starship was sold for $3 million in 2012. The bike is back in the market with a price tag of $35 million. If it is sold, it will become the most expensive motorbike ever sold in the world.
With a price tag of $3 million, the BMS Yamaha Chopper is one of the most expensive bikes ever sold. With its extraordinary design, the bike is a piece of magnificent work of art. The bike is also covered in 24K gold and has a unique seating posture that mimics the bikes featured in Samurai Jack.
4. 1894 Hildebrand & Wolfmuller
The 1984 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller was the first two-wheeled, motorized machine referred to as a “motorcycle”. With only 2000 units produced, the bike cost just a few dollars at that time. However, it currently has a price tag of $3.5 million, making it one of the most expensive motorbikes in the world.
3. Ecosse Spirit – $3.6 Million
Ranking number three on our list of most expensive motorbikes in the world is the Escosse Spirit with a price tag of $3.6 million. Manufactured by Eker Design, the bike was constructed based on the design of the formula one car by British and American engineers.
Interestingly, this bike has an impressive maximum speed of 370km. With only 10 units produced, the Ecosse Spirit requires users to enrol in riding classes for two weeks before they can ride.
2. 1949 E90 AJS Porcupine – $7 Million
Manufactured in 1949, the AJS E90 Porcupine cost a whopping $7 million making it the second most expensive motorbike in the world. Only 4 units of this bike are available and in 1949, Les Graham won the world championship on the bike seals for the AJS Porcupine.
1. Neiman Marcus LE Fighter – $11 Million
With a selling price of $11 million, the Neiman Marcus LE Fighter is the most expensive motorbike in the world. Manufactured by Neiman Marcus which unveiled the Limited Edition fighter for auction starting at $110,000 and eventually sold at $11 million.