Top 10 marks the growth of Japanese automakers with 5 positions, but most unfortunately, there is no Honda superbike.
Kawasaki is noticeable when there are up to 4 models in the list. Aprilia and MV Agusta each have two units, while Ducati and Yamaha have only one representative.
1. Kawasaki Ninja H2R (326 hp)
Launched nearly two years but until now, Kawasaki Ninja H2R has no rivals in strength. H2R uses advanced assistive technologies such as traction control KTRC (Traction Control), KLCM start control (Launch Control), KEBC engine brake control, anti-lock braking KIBS, to quick gear and electronic shock absorber forks from Ohlins.
Engine: 998 cc supercharged, 4 cylinders in line
Capacity: 310 hp (326 hp with ram air set)
Reference price in European market: USD 55,000.
2. Aprilia RSV4 R-FW (230 hp)
FW stands for Factory Works, Aprilia’s racing development division. The Aprilia units of this division have won 54 racing car titles around the world.
The most successful version is RSV4. The bike has won seven world superbike titles, along with races for riders and car manufacturers at the FIM Superstock 1000 2015. With all of the above, it is possible to predict the RSV4 R-FW is not a medium size.
The car is equipped with many modern technologies for the track including pneumatic valves, APX2 electric motor management system, adaptive traction control, wheel control. The all-titanium Akrapovic exhaust system is only for racing use and the suspension includes the Ohlins Racing FGR 300 front forks, which can be adjusted according to the steering angle and Ohlins TTX GP rear shock absorbers.
Engine: V4 999,6 cc
Capacity: more than 230 horsepower
Reference price in European market: USD 104,600.
3. MV Agusta F4 RC (212 hp)
The MV Agusta F4 RC is a commercial version of the World Superbike Championship F4 RR, producing only 250 units worldwide.
This model weighs only 175 kg, lower than the F4 RR racing version. To reduce weight, MV Agusta F4 RC carries a lot of high-tech components such as the crankshaft lighter than 0.48 kg compared to standard racing cars.
The engine uses 333 titanium bolts and 11 magnesium covers, helping to reduce an additional 1.13 kg. The body is made of carbon fiber, helps reduce 1.99 kg, Ohlins suspension, Brembo brakes for racing.
Engine: 4 cylinders, 998 cc
Capacity: 205 horsepower (212 horsepower if using the racing kit)
Reference price in European market: USD 46,000.