Top 5 Sport Touring Motorcycles

Posted by RoRider On August - 30 - 2009

A list of the Top 5 Sport Tourers as ranked by RIDE motorcycle magazine readers.

BMW-K1200S

BMW-K1200S

1. BMW K1200S

Also known as the Hayabusa beater, the BMW K1200S is a fine handling, comfortable and sensitive motorcycle from the Bavarian automaker. There is some genetic sophistication that’s inherent in the “S” which can’t be found in other bikes.

Suzuki Hayabusa

Suzuki Hayabusa

2. Suzuki Hayabusa

With performance credentials that establish it as one of the hottest sportbike on the planet, the Suzuki Hayabusa is geard towards serious sport riders who will settle for nothing less than the best. Its combination of power, precise handling and superb aerodynamics creates the ultimate sportbike.
Honda Blackbird

Honda Blackbird

3. Honda Blackbird

Honda launched the Blackbird in 1996 and claimed it as a dynamic riding machine that would soon become known as “The World’s Greatest Super Sport”. The CBR1100XX Blackbird was going to redefine performance in the big sport bike category. Since then, the Blackbird has become a legend.

Honda VFR800 Interceptor

Honda VFR800 Interceptor

4. Honda VFR800 Interceptor

The VFR puts the sport into touring with a blend of sophistication, comfort, performance and pure practicality. Review after review has praised the Honda VFR800 Interceptor as the best all-round performer on the road. Some believe that by adding the VTEC engine, for the 2002 models and up, Honda has tempered with an already perfect combination. Find out for yourself which model suits you best.

Aprilia Futura

Aprilia Futura

5. Aprilia Futura

Equipped with the RSV Mille engine, modified for improved flexibility and practicality, the Futura has plenty of charm and character, staying true to its Italian roots. You either love it or hate it, depending on your size and experience. With its prehaps unmatched micro-computer, the Futura gives you all-around protection on the road at high speeds, with a riding position worthy of a GT.

One Response to “Top 5 Sport Touring Motorcycles”

  1. schwartzkm says:

    Hyabusa a sport touring motorcycle?!? Please, what a joke.

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