Best sports bikes 2017. The super sports motorcycle segment has received important news this year with models adapted to the Euro4 regulations, but still offering high performance, many electronics to control their power and being more usable for day to day, as for road or circuit.The vast majority of motorcycle brands have taken advantage of the entry into force of the Euro4 motorcycle anti-pollution regulations to adapt their most powerful models. More efficient engines with more power, but at the same time, more thanks to an electronics derived from the competition.
The sports motorcycles have raised the list of power up to 200 hp with a weight that rounds this number obtaining in some cases the ratio 1-1 in the account to weight/power. We will see these new features in 2017 sports motorcycles in detail.
Aprilia RSV4 RR
The new Aprilia RSV4 RR was in its time of the first sports motorcycles to include the electronics derived from competition to manage the power of the engine and in 2017 arrives with important improvements in equipment and electronics. Adapted its engine to the regulation Euro4 improves also areas like the suspensions and the braking equipment.
The new Aprilia RSV4 RR 2017 assembles a new electronic accelerator that reduces the weight with respect to previous models, in addition, the APRC system arrives equipped with control of traction of 8 modes, anti-horse system, control of launch, fast change without the clutch, limiter of pit-lane speed for use in circuit and cruise control.
The Aprilia RSV4 RR 2017 assemblies 3 engine maps, ABS in a curve, regulation of the position of the engine or the steering angle, among other configurations of this sports bike. For the most demanding, the RF version, assembled suspensions signed by Ohlins and alloy wheels made of aluminum.
Price:$24900 / Displacement: 999,6 cc / Power: 201 hp / Weight: 180 Kg
Honda CBR 1000 RR SP2
The Honda CBR1000RR SP2 is the top version of Honda’s new supersport bike. The Fireblade has been completely in 2017 with up to 4 versions improving ostensibly in the weight/power ratio and incorporating a new electronica.
The Honda CBR1000RR SP2 assembles a 5-axis inertial measurement unit which is responsible for managing electronic systems such as traction control, electronic throttle, ABS with rear wheel lift control or anti-horse system, among others
It also has semi-active suspensions signed by Ohlins with electronic control, quick change of series and three active modes of driving. This model of Honda sports bike is homologated for both circuit and street use
Price: $28800 / Displacement: 999 cc / Power: 190 hp / Weight: 195 Kg
The new Suzuki GSX-R1000 2017 is the most powerful and lightweight sports bike that has come out of the production of the Japanese brand. It comes equipped with a new engine with variable distribution and a power of 199 hp, completely new cycle part with a lighter chassis, new equipment of suspensions and brakes.
With regard to electronics, the Suzuki GSX R1000 assembles a new IMU of 3 axles that manage systems like the control of traction with 10 modes, or the three modes of the motor. At the design level, the new exhaust system is outstanding due to its large volume made of titanium, which also complies with the new Euro 4 regulations.
With respect to its competition in the sports motorcycle segment, the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 2017 does not make any quick bi-directional change, launch control or curved ABS, if it is available in the R versions, as well as a suspension kit of high range signed by Showa or lighting system with LED technology.
Price: $22500 / Displacement: 999 cc / Power: 199 hp / Weight: 205 Kg
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Kawasaki ZX-10R 2017
The new Kawasaki ZX-10R 2017 has received little improvement over this year but remains one of the most important supercars in the segment. The good results obtained in the World Superbike have been transferred to this model of street and circuit by the own pilots of the official equipment of the mark.
The Kawasaki ZX-10R meets since 2016 the Euro 4 regulations and face this year mounted a lighter crankshaft and management of electronics that is from an inertial system 6 – axis control systems such as traction control, brake motor, anti-horse, ABS, launch control and semi-automatic change.
Price: $ 22801 / Displacement: 999 cc / Power: 200 hp / Weight: 204 Kg
Yamaha R1 2017
The Yamaha R1 2017 has received few changes. This model of sports bike that was introduced in 2015 already mounted an engine with Crossplane technology in the crankshaft. The R1 2017 has a power of 200 hp with a weight of 199 kg and comes with new color finish and decoration
As for electronics, the Yamaha R1 2017 has all the technology of the Japanese brand in maximum competition with an IMU that manages systems such as the 4 modes of driving, traction control or the rear wheel skidding system. Equipped with a semi automatic gear change system, anti-hitch system, launch control and ABS with combined braking.
For the most demanding circuits there is the Yamaha R1M version also intended for competition and is distinguished from the standard version in high-end Ohlins electronic suspensions as well as a GPS communications control unit.
Price: $25666 / Displacement: 998 cc / Power: 200 hp / Weight: 199 Kg
BMW S1000RR 2017
The BMW S1000RR 2017, the German super sports motorcycle has been issued in 2017 to the Euro 4 standard, and now includes the DTC or what is the same the dynamic traction control with tilt sensor and adjustable suspensions with DDS technology. As an option is available the Pro driving modes, which incorporates a new ABS Pro system for curve braking, launch control, speed limiter for pit-lane or more professional accessories packages.
The BMW S1000RR 2017 also comes with new décor, new red racing colors and bright white and the new BMW Motorsport finish, which includes wheels with decorative lines in red. Also available is a new variant in a gray granite black metallic storm and a single seat with cover for the passenger.
Price: $22800 / Displacement: 998 cc / Power: 199 hp / Weight: 208 Kg
Within the segment of high-powered sports, motorcycles would have to include models such as the Ducati 1299 Panigale or the MV Agusta F4, high-end models and a higher price.