Motorcycles are one of the most popular personal vehicles in the world. Many people use this 2 wheeler for necessity, many just for hobby or many for both purposes. So many people do not hesitate to spend a lot of money for this beloved vehicle. But how much do you think the maximum price of this vehicle can be?
Let’s take a look at some of the most expensive motorcycles in the world; Why are they so expensive and what makes them so unique?
Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter
Currently, the most expensive motorcycle in the world is the Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter. The market value of which is 1 crore 10 million US dollars, which is about 117 crores in Bangladeshi taka.
It has a 120 ci 45-degree air-cooled V-twin engine. with titanium, aluminum and carbon fiber body parts. The frame of the motorcycle is made of carbon fiber making it strong as well as extremely light. Which helps to increase its speed very quickly. This limited edition motorcycle can reach a top speed of 190 miles per hour or 300 kilometers per hour.
Its unique design and performance make it one of the most powerful motorcycles in the world.
1949 E90 AGS Porcupine
Despite being a 1949 motorcycle, the E90 AGS Porcupine is still among the most expensive motorcycles in the world. Only 4 units of the motorcycle were produced in 1949. Racer Les Graham used one of them to win the world championship. This is one of the reasons why the price of this classic vintage motorcycle has skyrocketed.
Echoes ES1 Spirit
Echoes ES1 Spirit’s design and advanced technology make it a piece of art. The USD 36 lakh motorcycle is built on a titanium frame, which makes it strong as well as light in weight. The 120 kg motorcycle has a rare V-4, four-stroke engine. Which enables it to run at speeds of up to 240 miles per hour or 370 kilometers per hour.
Due to this specialty, those who want to ride this awesome motorcycle first have to undergo a 2-week training from the manufacturer.
Hildebrand and Wolfmüller
In 1884 when the horse was dying out. Then Heinrich, Wilhelm and Alois Wolfmüller built this motorbike. This antique motorcycle has no clutch or pedals, which is very surprising. It has to be pushed while moving to start it and jump on the motorcycle after starting.
Considering the antique background, the price of the motorcycle reaches up to 3.5 million USD. Because of which, even after all these years, it has been ranked among the most expensive motorcycles in the world.
The BMS Nemesis motorcycle took first prize at the Rats Hole Show in Daytona Beach in 2006. 24-carat gold has been used to make this 3 million USD motorcycle. Its design is very luxurious and exquisite.
Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship
This motorcycle has been made in a mix of technology and technology. Legendary painter Jack Armstrong designed it. Although its standard features don’t even come close to many current power bikes. But this rare piece of technical art created by Jack has now been transformed into an iconic masterpiece.
At one point this motorcycle was sold for 3 million USD and for a long time it was also the most expensive bike in the world. But now, even after its price has dropped, it is able to take place in the list of the most valuable motorcycles.
Dodge Tomahawk V10
Only nine Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbikes were released for sale in 2003 as a limited edition motorbike. Which remains one of the fastest bikes in the world till date. Its top speed is up to 400 miles per hour and it can accelerate to 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds. But the bike is quite heavy, its weight is 680 kg.
It also has a V10 four-stroke Dodge Viper engine. Which further enhances its overall performance. In 2003, its price was 550 thousand US dollars. This motorcycle still holds the place as one of the fastest motorcycles in the world.
Legendary British Vintage Black
When it was first produced in the UK in 1948, it was initially known as the Vincent-HRD. And at that time it was the fastest motorcycle in the world. Only 33 units of this breathtakingly designed motorcycle were produced. Despite the fact that this motorcycle has ceased production, it remains an iconic item even today. Which is still the top choice of many collectors. But if one wants to buy it now, he has to spend 4 lakh USD.
Echoes Founders Edition TI XX Titanium Series
This model of Ecos is called a technological wonder. which was produced in 2007 as a limited edition motorbike. It has only 13 units for sale. It is made entirely of carbon fiber. It has a 2.4-litre billet aluminum engine. Which gives it 228 horsepower.
The combination of light size and aesthetics gives it a beauty to behold. For this reason, even if the price is 3 lakh US dollars, there is nothing too surprising.
DUCATI DESMSDC D16RR NCR M16
With its release in 2007, this motorcycle opened a new frontier in Ducati’s technological evolution. The motorcycle is made of titanium, avionics, aluminum and carbon fiber. It has a four-stroke V4 engine, an injection fuel system and a 6-speed gearbox.
The motorcycle is primarily designed for racing. Its price is 2 lakh 32 thousand 500 US dollars.
The reason why motorcycles are so expensive
There are several reasons why these motorcycles are so expensive.
First, their exclusivity can be said. Expensive motorcycles are usually produced in very limited quantities. Which makes them even more exclusive by increasing their value. Due to which they become highly preferred by many collectors and motorcycle enthusiasts. Which has contributed more to their price increase.
Then there is their quality. These motorcycles are often made with very high quality materials and advanced technology. Which makes them one of the best and most reliable bikes in the market. The motorcycles are incredibly durable and strong through the use of carbon fiber, titanium and other high-quality materials.
In addition to their overall performance; Especially the engine performance is worth watching. These motorcycles use very powerful and high quality engines. Which makes these motorcycles incredibly fast. Which is another reason behind their price increase.
On the other hand there is brand reputation. The brands that manufacture these expensive motorcycles have a long history of producing such high quality and high performance bikes. The reputation of these brands is often the reason for the high price of the motorcycle.
Apart from this, there are some special benefits offered by these brands. This includes customization options as per the customer’s needs. From custom paint jobs on the motorcycle to various parts and accessories at the customer’s convenience, many customization facilities are available as per the customer’s needs.
From structural features, to aesthetics to performance; Overall, there are a number of factors that make motorcycles so expensive.
However, these prices may vary from time to time depending on market conditions and availability of motorcycles.