We all know that motorbikes are cheaper than cars but it’s not always true. Some bikes are way more expensive than cars. Although it is difficult to afford these lavish motorbikes, people still want to buy them. These bikes are rare and we all love rare items, right? These bikes are rare so there are only one or two of them in the world. However, some bikes are designed on a large scale and are sold rapidly. Some bikes become legendary as they are old or their production stops. You’ll see multiple bikes or rare ones on the road daily. We have made a list of 40 expensive bikes.
1995 Vincent Black Prince
We’ll always regret the fact that The Vincent Black Prince didn’t get the recognition it deserves. It was so underrated. This motorbike was first produced between 1954 and 1955. However, they had to shut down the Vincent factory because they were not making enough sales. It took people 50 years to imagine its true value. As it occurred, these bad boys were recognized and their price tag increased to $162,800. The Vincent Black Prince is now a gem in the world of motorbike lovers. Can you imagine? A single piece of metal turned into this amazing masterpiece?
Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter
Neiman Marcus made his name in the world of fashion and luxury but did you know he is also in the motorbikes industry? He likes to keep changing his taste and explore his creative skills. The world consists of a motorcycle with the name Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter. It took years to plan the design of this masterpiece even gear and groove on it. These motorbikes came out in the market for $100,000. However, their high demand made its way to the cost of $11,000,000.00.
Hildebrand & Wolfmuller
This name has a rich history. It is loved by every motorbike lover because they made the best motorbikes. Hildebrand & Wolfmuller is a name that started ever since the first motorbike came into the existence. This powerhouse is the oldest one as it was first created in 1894. So that makes it almost 125 years old. Interesting, right? Two extremely talented engineers designed this masterpiece. Interestingly, these two engineers had a passion for trains but they wanted to test their skills on motorbikes too. Their experiment turned out to be a hit. In the old times, it was possible to buy this motorbike using a huge amount of pennies. Today it costs $3,500,000.00 because it is rare in the existence now.
This amazing motorbike consists of an air suspension spanning up to 10 inches that helps its riders to adjust the bike as needed in both downward and upward directions. Do you know why it keeps people’s eyes fixed on it? because BMS Nehmesis is designed with a 24-karat gold coating. Not only this, this masterpiece was hand-crafted. The first Nehmesis was designed in 2006. We bet you cannot find a ride like this anywhere else. Now it’s rare, so it costs $3,000,000.
1910 Winchester 6HP
People love so many classic artworks of the 1910 Winchester 6HP. In 1910, the manufacturers made fine quality 200 bikes. This motorbike got its 6HP name from its built-in 6-hp Marsh Metz engine. This bike is not fast because the manufacturers never designed it for this purpose but motorbike lovers cannot get over this beautiful bike that now costs $580,000.00.
Ecosse ES1 Superbike
Do you know the famous Dick Glover? The amazing technical director who made legendary McLaren supercars? He is also responsible for making Ecosse ES1 Superbike. The major purpose of building this superbike is to bring light to the motorcycles used in the manufacturing process. Additionally, we are not disappointed by the bike. To enhance the speed and performance of the bike, Glover used F1 technology. This feature made these bikes super hit. This bike is different from the ones we see today. Furthermore, the price tag is $3,600,000.00.
Yamaha BMS Chopper
What made this bike glorious? The 24-karat gold covering. Bikers don’t enjoy riding it because it was not built for this purpose. The Yamaha BMS Chopper was manufactured for being a collectible. the seat of this bike is made with red velvet, giving it a royal look. If you know that this bike has a 1,700cc engine, you’ll know that this bike is not for a ride. Let’s be honest, no one wants to brace an engine like this one. This beautiful ride was built in 2003 and it costs $3,000,000.00.What a classic masterpiece!
2003 Dodge Tomahawk
Dodge Tomahawk was designed in 2003. The inspiration for it was a weapon used in the period of war. You’ll get a wild feel if you look at this monster ride. This was also manufactured to be a collectible. Many people think it’s an illegal ride on the road. It has an engine like the Dodge Viper- the V10. That is why it’s not for the road. 2003 Doge Tomahawk costs $550,000. We are sure that this price will skyrocket once it’s completely off the production scale.
Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship
This is a unique bike that grabbed the attention of all bike lovers when it came out on the market. This bike has a space-featured design all over its body. That’s how it got its name. Although this motorbike is a masterpiece on its own, it has enhanced in its style because Jack Armstrong custom painted this bike. He is a huge bike lover which is why he did his best to enhance the look of this masterpiece. The first Harley Davidson Cosmic Starship came out in 2010 for a price of $1,500,000. However, the bike was resold for $3,000,000 in 2012.
Legendary British Vintage Black
Ever wondered what people call a bike with a class? It’s the Legendary British Vintage Black that first came out in 1948. This motorbike has “legendary” in its name for a reason. It has a vintage style. Only 33 of these bikes were produced in the 1940s. These legendary bikes are now rare. Interestingly, these bikes are still available for purchase but not many people can afford $400,000. Furthermore, this bike cannot give you desirable speed as it has a 250cc engine. But who doesn’t want a bike with a class? Even if it is just for the show.
Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16
Ducati created many amazing motorbikes that all bikers love to ride. However, Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16 is designed to give you a riding experience like no other. Besides an amazing riding experience, it also gives you class, luxury, and power. It costs $72,000 and it weighs 319 pounds. This motorbike is made with titanium, avionic, and aluminum. Moreover, carbon fiber was also used in the process of its production. However, Ducati Desmosedici D16RR NCR M16 comes with some add-ons. If you want them, it will cost you $235,000. This bike was designed for the purpose of racing. Interestingly, it made its way to the market on high public demand.
Honda RC213 V-S
In 2012, Honda held a racing competition MotoGP. The Honda Racing Development team designed the Honda RC213 V-S for this race in 2010. Bike lovers fell in love with it at first sight. Moreover, everyone became curious to know more about it. This bike costs $180,000. It has amazing features including a 1000cc V4 engine and a 6-speed transmission. However, Honda has something big in mind when it introduced this bike on the racetrack. Honda made some adjustments to it so that the public can enjoy the many benefits and thrill this bike has to offer. Honda made it available for public purchase.
MTT Turbine Streetfighter
Who doesn’t know about the loudest street bike ever made? It is the one and only MTT Turbine Streetfighter. Even the name gives you the hint. Have you ever wondered why is it so loud? This bike doesn’t have an engine but turbines. Marine Turbine Technologies designed this bike with turbines. It was the first company that did such a thing. People became obsessed with knowing the first ever bike that has no engine but it runs on turbines. These bikes were made on special orders between 200-2005. They were unique as well as rare. This is a masterpiece that costs $175,000.
1928 Indian Altoona
This is one of the fastest bikes made in the history of bike production. In 1920, the motorcycle got its name from a historic race held in a town in Pennsylvania. People love this bike. We all know why. Who doesn’t love a bike with high speed? The Indian company is known to make one-of-a-kind motorcycles since the beginning. It has created numerous masterpieces. However, the 1928 Indian Altoona was a limited edition and it costs around $247,000.
Do you remember Barry Sheene, the famous motorcycle racer? This bike was designed especially for him. It is known as one of the fastest bikes in the history of production. A 1400cc Suzuki engine was used in this bike. But do you know why motorcycle lovers are crazy about it? It is because it has more than 250 horsepower which is crazy! Interestingly, only 52 Icon Sheene were created. Each one of these bikes had a marking yearly milestone in honor of Barry Sheene. Moreover, every Icon Sheene also consists of a card designed from a full deck. It costs roughly $172,000.
NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special
NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special won the hearts of millions of bike lovers. The amazing features of this masterpiece include Öhlins suspensions, 132 horsepower, 1200cc engine Brembo Brakes, and carbon fiber wheels. NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special weighs 346 pounds which are lighter than the other motorbikes available in the market. In old times, NCR used to be the manufacturer at Ducati’s. Later, they started their own products. NCR Leggera 1200 Titanium Special costs around $148,000.
NCR MH TT (Mike Hailwood)
In the 1970s, this bike was designed specifically for Mike Hailwood, the iconic motorbike racer who met a serious accident during a race. It was a very unfortunate time for the biker as well as the whole motorcycle industry. After getting recovered, Hailwood came back in form. He decided to ride on NCR this time and he won the race. This bike became the talk of the town. Interestingly, only 12 NCR MH TT were made, and it costs $130,000.
MV Agusta F4CC
This one is a new toy in the world of motorbikes. It costs $120,000. The most amazing fact about MV Agusta F4CC is that its speed is compared to the speed of a bullet. It is designed with ultimate speed featuring a 1078cc engine and 190 horsepower. The manufacturers claim that it takes much time to build an MV Agusta F4CC because each part of the bike needs to be handcrafted. That is why only 100 models of it were made. Can you imagine how much effort it takes? This motorcycle is one of a kind. Every bit of it is unique!
1911 Harley-Davidson 7D Twin
It is the first bike designed as a V-Twin model. In 1908, 1911 Harley-Davidson 7D Twin was released to the public. We cannot deny the fact that it is one of the most iconic and classy motorbikes to date. Only four models of this bike were created. this rarity increased its value to skyrocket. If you are lucky enough to find one, it’ll cost $283,400. Harley-Davidson is without a doubt a showstopper in the motorcycle industry.
1942 Crocker V-Twin “Big Tank”
People think of the 1942 Crocker V-Twin “Big Tank” as a pre-war motorcycle. The company that didn’t made much success in the motorcycle industry, made its name with this amazing motorbike. This bike gained popularity after getting ratings from people. Interestingly, the “Big Tank” made its way to the top position in the charts. It even managed to beat Harley-Davidson and Indian. Thus, it grabbed the attention of bike lovers and gained immense popularity in the 1940s. unfortunately, it became short in supply due to war and people forgot about it. If you are looking for one of these rides, make sure you have $385,000 in your pocket.