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10 Motorcycles Faster Than The Tesla P100D (And 10 That Don't Stand A Chance)

Tesla’s Model S P100D is an extraordinarily fast car. Get this; it can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds. That’s faster than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S, which goes from rest to 60 miles per hour in 3.7 seconds, the Cadillac CTS-V, which goes from rest to 60 miles per hour in 3.6 seconds, and the Dodge Viper ACR, which goes from rest to 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds. This car is in a class of its own, only being defeated by the likes of Ferrari LaFerrari, Bugatti Veyron, Porsche 918 Spyder and Porsche 911 Turbo S.

However, are there motorcycles that can take on this outstandingly fast car? Yes there are. The Model S P100D has a top speed of 155 miles per hour. Motorcycles such as the Dodge Tomahawk reach more than double that. The Tomahawk has a top speed of 420 miles per hour. Another example is the Kawasaki Ninja H2R, which has a top speed of over 249 mph. Here are the 10 motorcycles that can win against the Model S P100D in terms of their top speeds and 10 bikes that can’t win against that car in terms of their 0-60mph times:

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20 Can Win: Dodge Tomahawk - 420 mph

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The Dodge Tomahawk is a quick bike. Powered by an 8.3 liter, V-10 SRT 10 Dodge Viper engine that cranks out 500 horsepower and 712 pound-feet of torque, the Tomahawk has a top speed of 420 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. This makes it one of the toughest motorcycle contenders against the impressive Tesla P100D. It comes with a 2-speed manual transmission. The Senior Vice President of Design at Chrysler states, "In the case of Tomahawk, grabbing and holding onto anything for dear life is a necessity. It’s just that extreme and passionate; a glimpse into the soul and commitment of true enthusiasts.”

19 Can Win: Kawasaki Ninja H2R - 249 mph

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Motorcycle News reports, “Some will say the Kawasaki H2R's power is too much, it’s too fast, too expensive, too vicious, and yes – it’s all those things, but who cares? I wouldn’t if I had £41k to spend on an H2R.”

Powered by a 998 cc supercharged DOHC inline-4 engine that develops 310 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque, the Ninja H2R has a top speed of over 249 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds.

This makes it one of the most relentless motorcycle contenders against the remarkable Tesla P100D. It comes with a 6-speed manual transmission.

18 Can Win: MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K - 227 mph

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The MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K is a breathtaking bike. Powered by a Rolls-Royce 250-C18 turboshaft engine that produces 320 horsepower and 576.5 pound-feet of torque, the Superbike Y2K has a top speed of 227 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. This makes it one of the toughest motorcycle challengers against the extraordinary electric car Tesla P100D. It comes with a 3-speed semi-auto transmission. Bikes Doctor comments, “…the bike features a tubular aluminum frame containing the bike’s transmission fluids and reserve tank, a rear-mounted camera with LCD color display, Smart Start computerized ignition, and more”

17 Can Win: Lightning LS-218 - 218 mph

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Ultimate Motorcycling states, “Pulling away from the pits (there’s no clutch lever — just twist ’n’ go), I was struck by how elegantly the power streamed in. It is a beautifully easy bike to ride with firm damping and neutral handling; chassis feedback is excellent.”

Powered by a Liquid-cooled 150 kW electric motor that cranks out 200 horsepower and 168 pound-feet of torque, the Ninja H2R has a top speed of over 218 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.0 seconds.

This makes it one of the most relentless motorcycle contenders against the remarkable Tesla P100D. It comes with a direct drive transmission.

16 Can Win: BMW S1000RR HP4 - 217.7 mph

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The Dodge Tomahawk is an impressively fast bike. Powered by a 999cc (61.0 cu in) inline-4 engine that develops 199 horsepower and 83 pound-feet of torque, the S 1000 RR HP4 has a top speed of 217.7 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds. This makes it one of the strongest motorcycle competitors against the already impressive Tesla P100D. It comes with a 6-speed chain drive transmission.

New Atlas reports, “The BMW S1000RR is purring pussycat and raging cheetah in one, a magic-trick melding of otherworldly performance and pleasant rideability that defies logic as much as it defies physics.”

15 Can Win: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R - 208.1 mph

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Zig Wheels states, “The Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R is an intimidating motorcycle and it makes no excuses for that. One has to see the bike in the flesh to understand its rather large yet somehow well proportioned dimensions.”

Powered by a 1441cc four-valve liquid cooled engine that cranks out 197.3 horsepower and 158.2 pound-feet of torque, the Ninja ZX-14R has a top speed of over 208.1 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds.

This makes it one of the most persistent motorcycle contenders against the incredible Tesla Model S P100D. It comes with a 6-speed X-ring chain transmission.

14 Can Win: Ducati Panigale R - 202 mph

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The Ducati Panigale R is an impressively speedy motorbike. Powered by a Liquid cooled 1,198cc (73.1 cu in) 4-valve/cyl. desmodromic 90° V-twin engine that cranks out 209.4 horsepower and 104.7 pound-feet of torque, the Ducati Panigale R has a top speed of 202miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds. This makes it one of the strongest motorcycle contenders against the already outstanding Tesla P100D.

It comes with a 6-speed chain drive wet multi-plate slipper clutch transmission. Cycle World adds, “A lightened crankshaft is balanced with tungsten weights, while titanium Pankl connecting rods and new two-ring pistons with SBK crowns are used. Bore and stroke remain an identical 112 x 60.8mm for an actual 1,198cc.”

13 Can Win: Suzuki Hayabusa - 194 mph

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Top Speed states, “The ’Busa is one of the biggest sportbikes out there, so yeah, big and heavy; you don’t want to go slow very long. Once at speed, the bike is in its element. Stupid fast. Look it up in the dictionary and you’ll find a picture of a Hayabusa.”

Power-driven by a 1340cc, four-stroke, DOHC, 4-cylinder 16 valves engine that cranks out 197 horsepower and 155 pound-feet of torque, the Hayabusa has a top speed of over 194 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds.

This makes it one of the most unrelenting motorcycle contenders against the Tesla Model S P100D. It comes with a 6-speed constant mesh transmission.

12 Can Win: MV Agusta F4 R 312 - 193.24 mph

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The MV Agusta F4 R 312 is an astoundingly fast motorcycle. Motorized by a 998cc (60.9 cu in) liquid cooled inline four cylinder engine that cranks out 183 horsepower and 84.8 pound-feet of torque, the Agusta F4 R 312 has a top speed of 193.24 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. This makes it one of the strongest motorcycle contenders against the already fast Tesla P100D. It comes with a 6-speed cassette gearbox, chain drive transmission. Motorcycle News adds, “MVs sound great, they’re achingly-beautiful, packed with the latest technology, thoughtfully designed and are built to a knee-trembling high standard.”

11 Can Win: Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird - 190 mph

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Big Bike Mad states, “Honda’s Super Blackbird – a bike so fast, so cool, so damn good, that its name is still spoken with respect, admiration and hushed tones… It looked good, was built to last and brought a mad, mad grin to the face of anyone who rode it.”

Power-driven by an 1137cc, four-stroke, inline-4 engine that develops 152 horsepower and 119 pound-feet of torque, the CBR1100XX Super Blackbird has a top speed of over 190 miles per hour and goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.

This makes it one of the most promising motorcycle contenders against the Tesla Model S P100D. It comes with a 6-speed transmission.

10 Can’t Win: Yamaha MT-09 (FZ-09) - 0-60 in 2.7 Seconds

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The Yamaha MT-09 (FZ-09) is a fast bike, but can it take on the P100D? Powered by an 847 cc (51.7 cu in) crossplane inline triple engine that cranks out 115 horsepower and 104.5 pound-feet of torque, the MT-09 (FZ-09) has a Transistor Controlled Ignition starter and a Chain Drive. This bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds against Tesla’s fast time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 6-speed multiplate assist and slipper clutch transmission. Top Speed adds, “The taller, flatter seat and handlebar pullback leave plenty of room to straighten up or lean into it, and the shoulders at the top of the fuel tank provide a convenient place to hang a knee.”

9 Can’t Win: Ducati Diavel - 0-60 in 2.8 Seconds

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Motorcycle News states, “We’re absolutely blown away by the Diavel. It’s so light, fast and sophisticated, so good handling and fun, it completely turns on its head everything we thought so-called ‘cruisers were about until now.”

Powered by a 1,198.4 cc (73.13 cu in) 4-valve desmodromic liquid-cooled 90° L-twin engine that cranks out 162 horsepower and 96.3 pound-feet of torque, the Diavel has a top speed of 169 miles per hour.

However, this bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds against Tesla’s time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 6-speed constant mesh transmission.

8 Can’t Win: BMW R nineT - 0-60 in 2.9 Seconds

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The BMW R nineT is a speedy bike. Powered by a 1,170cc (71 cu in) air-cooled flat-twin engine that produces 110 horsepower and 86 pound-feet of torque, the R nineT has a three-part frame concept with front frame and two-part rear frame according to Top Speed. This bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time.

It goes from rest to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds against Tesla’s speedy time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 6-speed Shaft Drive transmission.

Cycle World adds, “The feel is special. You sit flat on the R nineT and look down on its rounded tank with classic BMW badges, which work with the flat-twin engine to transport you back to that boxer twin that sat in your garage when you were a kid.”

7 Can’t Win: Ducati Multistrada 1200S - 0-60 in 3.0 Seconds

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The Ducati Multistrada 1200S comes in four engine modes namely Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro. The Urban and Enduro modes have the lowest horsepower output at 100 hp while the Sport and Touring modes have the highest horsepower output at 150hp. Powered by a 1,198 cc 4-valve desmodromic liquid-cooled 90° L-twin engine that cranks out 160 horsepower and 100.3 pound-feet of torque, the Multistrada 1200S has a Dual Spark starter and a Chain Drive.

This bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.0 seconds against Tesla’s fast time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 6-speed constant mesh transmission.

6 Can’t Win: Triumph Rocket Roadster - 0-60 in 3.3 Seconds

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The Triumph Rocket Roadster is a superbly fast motorbike. Motorized by a four-stroke longitudinal three-cylinder DOHC engine that cranks out 146 horsepower and 163 pound-feet of torque, the Rocket Roadster has a top speed of 145 miles per hour. This bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds against Tesla’s fast time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 5-speed constant mesh transmission.

Top Speed adds, “Low and thick, the Roadster carries itself like a wrestler that doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Blackout components compliment the achromatic sheet metal that is available in a glossy finish Phantom Black or the flat Matte Phantom Black for an overall sinister look.”

5 Can’t Win: Honda Gold Wing Valkyrie - 0-60 in 3.41 Seconds

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Top Speed states, “The Honda Gold Wing Valkyrie is everything it’s been promised to be. A road-thumping powerful cruiser with a style and design befitting its status as Honda’s resident full-sized cruiser.”

Powered by an 1832cc liquid-cooled horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine that develops 104 horsepower and 110 pound-feet of torque, the Gold Wing Valkyrie has a top speed of 125 miles per hour.

However, this bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.41 seconds compared to Tesla’s time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 5-speed transmission.

4 Can’t Win: Harley-Davidson V-Rod - 0-60 in 3.59 Seconds

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Harley Davidson bikes are a to die for lot, and the V-Rod is no different. The 2001 version is motorized by a 1,131cc (69.0 cu in) water-cooled 60° V-twin engine that cranks out 125 horsepower and 84 pound-feet of torque. It has a top speed of 144 miles per hour. This bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.59 seconds against Tesla’s fast time of 2.5 seconds according to Motor Cycle News. It comes with a 5-speed belt drive transmission. Big Bike Mad states, “What makes the V-Rod so interesting is that, whereas Yamaha, Ducati and their ilk have long been comfortable with cutting-edge technology and high output engines, this was HD’s first real foray into a mass-produced powerful motorcycle.”

3 Can’t Win: Victory Octane - 0-60 in 3.6 Seconds

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Bike Review states, “The bike is narrow between the knees, low at the back, tall at the front around the triple-clamp and tank area and the ‘bars are wide and up-swept back.”

Power-driven by DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder Liquid-cooled 60° V-twin engine that cranks out 104 horsepower and 76 pound-feet of torque, the Octane has an estimated top speed of 130 miles per hour.

However, this bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds compared to P100D’s time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 6-speed belt transmission.

2 Can’t Win: Suzuki Boulevard M109R B.O.S.S. - 0-60 in 3.65 Seconds

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The Suzuki Boulevard M109R B.O.S.S. is a complete looker. Powered by a 1783cc, four-stroke, two-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 54-degree V-Twin engine that cranks out 128 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque, the Boulevard M109R B.O.S.S. has an electric starter and a Shaft Drive. This bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.65 seconds against Tesla’s fast time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 5-speed constant mesh manual transmission.

Total Motorcycle adds, “A unique two-stage cam drive system creates a compact cylinder head design, reduces overall engine height and creates a lower center of gravity.”

1 Can’t Win: Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide - 0-60 in 3.7 Seconds

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Cycle World states, “The premium CVO Road Glide has a 21-inch front wheel—the first-ever “factory-installed” on a Harley—and an 18-inch rear wheel. Folks, these just happen to mirror the wheel diameters of high-flying 450cc motocross bikes.”

Power-driven by a 1917.3cc, Liquid-cooled V-twin engine that cranks out 91 horsepower and 111 pound-feet of torque, the CVO Road Glide is equipped with an electronic sequential port fuel injection fuel system.

However, this bike cannot compete against the Tesla Model S P100D’s 0-60mph time. It goes from rest to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds compared to P100D’s time of 2.5 seconds. It comes with a 6-speed chain drive transmission.

Sources: bikesdoctor.com, totalmotorcycle.com, bikereview.com.au

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