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6 Superbikes With Super Large Prices

Bugatti Veyron, Pagani Zonda or the Ferrari F60 – they’re the cream of the crop and super expensive. However, what about the two wheel variety of transport – where are the big bucks spent?

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1. MTT Turbine Streetfighter

The MTT Turbine Streetfighter has the Rolls Royce monster Allison turbine engine installed in it that can generate 320 horsepower very easily. That translates to up to a maximum of 249 miles per hour. This big bike's aerodynamic tubular aluminum frame provides it with an added boost, while its carbon fiber 17-inch wheels make it lightweight, to decrease the drag's adverse effects. And it gets even better just when you thought it couldn't. You can upgrade the MTT Turbine Streetfighter to 420 horsepower. This most expensive motorcycle is of worth $175,000.

2. Legendary British Vintage Black

This vintage big bike is made in Great Britain and is highly coveted not for its performance but for its history. However, its two-cylinder engine provides this bike with a large roar. That means even if it happens to be an oldie, it isn't your ordinary two-wheeler.

3. 1954 AJS 500 cc Porcupine

The 1954 AJS Porcupine is one of the most rare super bikes that was made during the 1950's. It is powered by a DOHC 500 cc twin engine and its body is made out of aluminum alloy. The Porcupine is more value due to its history and sold in 2011 at auction at Bonhams for a really high price.

4. Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship

The legendary builders Bartels build this custom 'Million dollar Harley' superbike. The paint finish is from Jack Armstrong, a maverick artist, who used his signature Cosmic-style of painting. Armstrong said that as an artist, Harley is Steven McQueen, Elvis, Brando and James Dean, and more American than ice cream.

5. Ecosse ES1 Superbike

This bike from Ecosse tops that list. It was intended to completely revolutionize motorbike design and was Dick Glover's brainchild. Glover is McLaren Automotive's technical director. Glover thought that rather than relying on sheer power, he would use F1 technology for improving performance. New materials were applied to strip the weight away and improve electronics and aerodynamics for improved performance and handling. The price tag was the only thing he wasn't able to optimize. So the the future for motorbike design is ahead of its time for now.

6. Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike

Did you know Dodge makes motorcycles? If not don't feel bad, according to Dodge they don't, so they don't even know. The Tomahawk is a kind of concept vehicle and is just automotive sculpture. Its 8.3L V10 engine comes straight out of the Vipers and was dropped right into this superbike's Art Deco body. Initially Dodge claimed the Tomahawk was capable of going 680km/h (420mph). Later they admitted it was more of a theoretical 500 km/h, before they noted that actually the biking really isn't for riding.

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