MCN 2017 Superbike Shootout | Road Test | Motorcyclenews.com

Honda’s new Fireblade SP and Suzuki GSX-R1000R takes on the best of its superbike rivals.

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Comments

Luka Banicevic says:

I would say
1.S1000RR
2.Panigale 1299S
3.ZX10RR
4.GSXR 1000R
5.Honda CBR 1000RR
6.Aprilia RSV4 RF

george blair says:

the winning bikes on the race track for straight out power are Kawasaki Yamaha Suzuki Honda and Ducati others like BMW 1000 rr Aprilla and the rest are never in it

ZaPpaul says:

The Honda wasn’t great in any of the tests but is the best bike…
I wonder how much Honda spend in Advertising at MCN compared to the rest?

Ajay Sahoo says:

hello

Ruby Rose says:

BMW really ate shrooms?
look at the headlamps

Duc Boy says:

Who at Suzuki decided to put a stove pipe on for the exhaust…..?

Max Margetson says:

Song at the start?

William Robinson says:

DODGE DEMON KILLS BUGS FAST
Sport bike, Race bike, Super bike, Hyper car, super car, Exotic car, Sports car, Fast car, Muscle car dos’nt matter what type of Insect that bugs you, The Demon will Kill it Fast! in just one 1/4 mile Application.

Charles Bankston says:

Can we get a real world comparison? Like reliability average insurance, cost to own/maintain, and possible issues/things to look out for if you own each one?

1987 ronin says:

no question V4 is the best for me

David Yeo says:

S1000RR – I have to say the gunshot backfires, especially with the akrapovic full system, as you bang up the box with the quickshifter are full of (german) character & road presence

Abbas Palgharwala says:

why not put an mv agusta in this line up?

Marco Brotto says:

song in intro???

Adam Jaber says:

I watched 3 shootouts for 2017 and none of them were remotely close to another= still confused

TheRead says:

why are you guys not putting these bikes in a row and letting us see the basic speed test…

otto mondo says:

Maybe a bit more information and less generic music views of tire stacks and parked bikes?

speterbilt says:

those stupid big ass license plates look terrible europe for ya

ZIPPER978 says:

What is going on with that gixxer exhaust lol

Rameez Khan says:

What happened to the mv agustas….. Where they at, like is the company dead or just dunno

Geo Rider says:

Every single exhaust pipe from this bikes needs to be thrown out. Except Ducati.

davec3487 says:

Very different result than Bike World shootout.

Mehdi med says:

1st S1000rr
2nd Rsv4 Rf
3rd R1 M

Solfee Jun Patalinghug says:

the h2 or h2r please

Maxim 88 says:

Honda false neutral ?

Johnny Montana says:

If Honda would get rid of silver frame, swing arm and front/rear pegs and go black like the Suzuki has it, then I’m a customer. The silver looks unfinished imo and has always bothered me. Cleaner lines when it’s black. 2018 please…. also give the sp model the black color version that the regular 2017 base model has.

gb93669 says:

I’m a long time sport bike rider. If you can only buy one bike, simply buy the bike that makes you feel the best with all your senses. The look, feel (performance, comfort) sound, and even the smell. Only limitation should be your financial means. Do this and you won’t feel any buyer’s remorse.
You’re never going to get a bike that’s perfect for you in every way. There’s much you can change on any bike to make it even better for you. So think about walking out to your garage and seeing a bike sitting there. What do you want to see? What will make you grin when you start it up? And if you’re grinning when you bring it back to the garage, then you know you picked the right one…for you.

Stephen Nichols says:

i thought Yamaha claimed 200 hp for the R1

Yomish Rankers says:

how did the BMW loose best bike for both track and street

Ben Butler says:

God damn you can see that gixxer exhaust from a mile away.

tatuksa says:

ask guy martin when honda almost killed him because of engine breaking and sudden natural gear shifting

Central2016 says:

Gotta say, that gsxr exhaust looks great

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