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20 | WheelsOfGrace.com | Issue 51 THE DIRTY DOZEN! THE 12 FASTEST AND MOST POWERFUL STREET LEGAL MOTORCYCLES 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 One of many Kawasaki Ninja models to make the Dirty Dozen list is the 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2. Considered a supercharged supersport motorcycle, the 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 ran the 1/4 mile in just 9.62 seconds at 152.01 mph. The super- powerful engine gets 310 horsepower and with modifications and the right environment can get almost up to 326 horsepower. The 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2's engine also comes equipped with a variable-speed centrifugal supercharger. MV Agusta F4 LH44 This Italian speed bike is a luxury that can cost an eager driver big. The MV Agusta F4 LH44 is not only beautiful on the outside but it is also one of the fastest bikes that you can buy. There are some models that cost under $40,000 but once you start adding on performance and/or appearance packages, you can easily add on another $20,000 to bring the total over $60,000. Puts out 212 hp @ 13600 rpm and maximum speed of 302 km/h (187.65 mph). MV Agusta F4 RC The MV Agusta F4 RC was only recently made a street-legal bike and made available for the public. Originally, the bike was used for racing purposes only and buyers now have the option to add on a race kit to the current model. The street- legal version of the engine produces 205 horsepower. If you add on the extra racing kit, you will add a little more weight which will help with controlling the added horses. The MV Agusta F4 RC can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds and has a 998 cc, Liquid-cooled, four-cylinder-engine. THE 12 FASTEST AND MOST POWERFUL STREET LEGAL MOTORCYCLES By Peter Kaye Ducati Panigale 1199R The Ducati Panigale 1199R is one of the motorcycles that can just tick off all of the boxes. It's not only impressive on the outside but it is also agile, powerful and extremely fast. The Ducati Panigale 1199R is expensive as well but full of character and worth every penny that it will cost. It has an 1199 cc engine that cranks out 205 horsepower and 100 lb-ft of torque and it also has a top speed of 186 mph. You can swap it to race settings for an even faster ride. Aprilia RSV4 RF This is the force that will never let up with the Aprilia RSV4 RF. If you were ever in doubt about the Aprilia RSV4 RF's speeding capabilities then you can just check out its racing history and the fact that it has won over 5 World Championships. It has 201 horsepower at 13,000 rpm and 848.8 lb-ft of torque at 10,500 rpm. The whole bike is powered by a 999.6 cc, 65 degree V4 engine and it has a dry weight of 397 pounds. MV Agusta F4 RR Though the MV Agusta F4 RR is not a production model, it is still one of the best bikes to add to the Dirty Dozen list. It performs like a custom made motorcycle although it isn't, and all of the MV Agusta F4 RR's were made special. It has an all-powerful 998 cc, 16 valve engine that gets 201 horsepower at 13,600 rpm and 82 lb-ft of torque at 9,600 rpm. It has a lightweight engine and the whole thing weighs 418 pounds. It is claimed to have a top speed of 185 mph. THE DIRTY DOZEN! THE DIRTY DOZEN!

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