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15 Heaviest Motorcycles of 2022

15 Heaviest Motorcycles of 2022

1. Boss Hoss V8 (500 kg)

Boss Hoss V8 (500 kg)

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The Boss Hoss V8 is a classic American motorcycle capable of a horsepower of 355 hp when it was first built in 1993. It cannot be legally brought to the UK, if it did, it might go against a million laws.

The Boss Hoss V8 was fitted with a 5,735 cc engine capable of a maximum horsepower of 355 hp. Its adjustable footpegs allow you to get in a more comfortable riding position, can be fitted with narrow or stretched motorcycle handlebars, and has a seat height of 28 inches.

Model Boss Hoss V8
Dry Weight 500 kg
Engine Four-Stroke, V8, Cast Iron Block
Max Power 355 hp/264.7 kW @ 5250 RPM
Max Torque 405 ft-lbs/549 Nm @ 3500 RPM

2. Harley Davidson CVO Limited (428 kg)

Harley Davidson CVO Limited (428 kg)

Photo Credit: @laidlawsharley

It’s true that a Big Old Harley full dresser is competing for the title of the heaviest bike of all, but it is not what you may expect. The new edition 1868cc TFT equipped UltraLimitedof Classic Electra Glide, weighs about 416 kg but that is not the end. You might alternatively choose the more recent Road Glide Limited, which weighs 423 kg more and has a larger frame-mounted fairing, a larger front wheel, etc.

The lavishly equipped Harley Davidson CVO Limited weighs around 428 kg and costs $44,372. It includes all the features standard in Harley Davidson models, including custom paint jobs, backrests, a powerful engine, etc.

Model Harley Davidson CVO Limited
Dry Weight 428 kg
Engine 117 cc V-Twin
Max Power 105 hp (Estimated)
Max Torque 126 ft-lbs @ 3750 RPM
Key Features Harley-Davidson Audio Powered by Rockford Fosgate Stage II
Daymaker LED Headlight
Tomahawk Front 19-inch and Rear 18-Inch Wheels Gloss Black and Contrast Satin

3. Indian Roadmaster Limited (412 kg)

Indian Roadmaster Limited (412 kg)

Photo Credit: @brookfieldindianmotorcycle

Since its first entirely new motorcycles were released in 2014 under new Polaris ownership, it's fair to say that the reborn US brand Indian has done a great job of competing with Harley-Davidson, but much of its definition of being "better" has been down to being "larger."

The Indian Roadmaster Limited is powered by a 1,890 cc air-cooled Thunderstroke 116 V-Twin engine. Providing improved control and safety, the Roadmaster Limited has three riding modes, including ABS, cruise control, and traction control.

The Indian Roadmaster Limited also features a 200-watt stereo system, a Ride Command infotainment system, heated grips, a windscreen, adjustable passenger floorboards, lockable saddlebags, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Model Indian Roadmaster Limited
Dry Weight 412 kg
Engine Thunder Stroke 116
Max Power N/A
Max Torque 126 ft-lbs
Key Features 200-Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth
Over 36 Gallons of Storage Space
Ride Command Infotainment System with Apple CarPlay

4. Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager (406 kg)

Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager (406 kg)

Photo Credit: @totalmotorcycle

The 2022 Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager offers a comfy touring experience that competes with other similar vehicles like the Indian Super Chief and the Harley Davidson Road Glide Limited. The Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager is the heaviest and largest touring cruiser among Kawasaki motorcycles.

The Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager is powered by a 1,700 cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke V-Twin engine capable of a torque of 107.6 ft-lbs at 2,7050 rpm and horsepower of 72.4 hp at 5,000 rpm. This touring motorcycle has frame-mounted fairings, integrated luggage bags, an intercom headset compatible with the radio system, and rider assistance/safety features like the K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Co-Active Braking Technology) ABS.

The Voyager is an outstanding purchase for those of you who adore comfortable long-distance cruising because it is the heaviest and largest touring cruiser among Kawasaki's motorcycle products for 2022.

Model Kawasaki VN1700 Voyager
Dry Weight 406 kg
Engine 1700 cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, SOHC, eight-valve V-Twin
Max Power 72.4 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Max Torque 107.6 ft-lbs @ 2,750 RPM
Key Features K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Co-Active Braking Technology) ABS
Frame-Mounted Fairing
Intercom-Headset Compatible AM/FM/WB Audio System Compatible with iPhone or Sirius XM Radio

5. BMW R18 Transcontinental (398 kg)

BMW R18 Transcontinental (398 kg)

Photo Credit: @sportbikesincmag

If V-Twin baggers or touring motorcycles are more your styles, the new BMW R18B / R18 Transcontinental shows that there is a European cruiser well worth considering.

The BMW R18 Transcontinental is powered by an 1802 cc two-cylinder boxer engine capable of torque of 111 ft-lbs between 2,000 and 4,000 rpm, making it the most powerful BMW vehicle ever created.

The BMW R18 Transcontinental has a fork-mounted fairing, a low windscreen, a sleek bagger-style design, a seat capable of two-up riding, and integrated storage units that improve comfort and increase carrying capacity.

Model BMW R18 Transcontinental
Dry Weight 398 kg
Engine 1802 cc Air/Oil-Cooled, Two-Cylinder, Four-Stroke Boxer
Max Power 91 hp @ 4,750 RPM
Max Torque 116 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Key Features Full LED Headlight
Keyless Ride
Marshall Sound Systems
Four Round Gauges with a 10.25” TFT Display
ASC (Automatic Stability Control)

6. Honda GL1800 Gold Wing DCT (365 kg)

Honda GL1800 Gold Wing DCT (365 kg)

Photo Credit: @twincityhondasuzuki

The Honda GL1800 Gold Wing DCT is a powerful, high-performance cruiser able to compete with similar cruisers Harley Davidson and Indian Motorcycles. The Honda GL1800 Gold Wing DCT is equipped with the latest technological features and is the heaviest Honda model due to being fitted with a complete set of luggage bags and a semi-automatic gearbox.

The 2022 Goldwing, is a powerful, high-performance road cruiser that can easily compete with models from companies more generally identified with cruisers like Harley-Davidson and Indian. Without it, the 2022 Honda motorcycle range just wouldn't seem complete.

Model Honda GL1800 Gold Wing DCT
Dry Weight 365 kg
Engine 1833 cc Six-Cylinder
Max Power 90 hp
Max Torque 102.5 ft-lbs
Key Features Seven-Speed Automatic DCT Transmission
Standard ABS
Twin-Spar Aluminum Frame
Four Ride Modes
Walking Mode

7. Suzuki Boulevard M109R (347 kg)

Suzuki Boulevard M109R (347 kg)

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The Suzuki Boulevard M109R incorporates several design elements from multiple vintage American cruisers, including its easy riding position, cozy ergonomics, and sizable V-Twin engine.

The Suzuki Boulevard M109R’s 1,783 cc, liquid-cooled 54° V-Twin engine is capable of horsepower of 128 hp and a torque of 118 ft-lbs. The forged aluminum-alloy pistons, some of the biggest ever used on a production vehicle, are one of the engine's most striking features.

Model Suzuki Boulevard M109R
Dry Weight 347 kg
Engine 1,783 cc, Four-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled V-Twin
Max Power 128 hp
Max Torque 118 ft-lbs
Key Features Mounted Front Twin Disc Brake
Suzuki Advanced Sump System

8. BMW K 1600 GT (343 kg)

BMW K 1600 GT (343 kg)

Photo Credit: @webbikeworld

The BMW K 1600 GT series has a lineup of comfortable touring motorcycles. n the 2022 BMW K1600 lineup, there are four models: the GT, GTL, B, and Grand America. The GT and GTL have a more European look, while the B and Grand America have a more American style.

BMW modified the K 1600 GT’s engine to be compatible with Euro 5 emission standards and improved the amount of horsepower and torque and the peak RPM.

Model BMW K1600 GT
Dry Weight 343 kg
Engine 1,649 cc Inline Six-Cylinder
Max Power 160 hp @ 6,750 RPM
Max Torque 132.7 ft-lbs @ 5,250 RPM
Key Features Riding Modes: Dynamic, Rain, and Road
10.25-inch color TFT display
Full LED headlight with cornering light and light icon
Dynamic Traction Control
Hill Start Control (HSC)
Engine Brake Control

9. Yamaha VMAX (309 kg)

Yamaha VMAX (309 kg)

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The Yamaha VMAX is powered by a 1,679 cc, liquid-cooled V4 engine. The Yamaha VMAX has a lightweight aluminum chassis with a low engine that ensures a low center of gravity and better turning capability.

Model Yamaha VMAX
Dry Weight 309 kg
Engine 1,679 cc, Liquid-Cooled, Four-Stroke, 16-Valve DOHC V4
Max Power 200 hp @ 9,000 RPM
Max Torque 167 Nm @ 6,500 RPM
Key Features Multiplate Slipper Clutch

10. Triumph Rocket 3 GT (291 kg)

Triumph Rocket 3 GT (291 kg)

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The Triumph Rocket 3 GT introduced in 2021 has the latest electrical systems, has superior handling, and is a heavyweight motorbike weighing 291 kg.

This Triumph model’s 2,458cc inline-triple engine is the largest engine ever fitted on a production motorcycle. This engine is capable of a horsepower of 164 hp and a torque of 163 ft-lbs. Weighing at 641.5 Ibs, the Triumph Rocket 3 GT can reach 62 mph in approximately 2.79 seconds.

The Triumph Rocket 3 GT is equipped with heated grips, a height-adjustable pillion backrest, a flyscreen, and adjustable footpegs. Triumph also offers more than 50 accessories that you can install to improve the Rocket 3 GT's touring capabilities.

Model Triumph Rocket 3 GT
Dry Weight 291 kg
Engine 2,458 cc Inline-Triple
Max Power 164 hp
Max Torque 163 ft-lbs
Key Features 0-62 mph in 2.79 sec
Largest Engine on a Production Motorcycle

11. Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer DCT (287 kg)

Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer DCT (287 kg)

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The Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer DCT is a heavy adventure sports motorcycle capable of a torque of 126 Nm @ 6500 RPM and a horsepower of 129 HP. The Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer DCT can travel at a top speed of 209 km/h.

The Honda VFR1200X has a durable chassis, a V-shaped engine with four cylinders, a traction control system (TCS), an anti-lock system (ABS), and Honda dual-clutch transmission (DCT).

Model Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer DCT
Dry Weight 287 kg
Engine Four-Stroke V4
Max Power 129 hp @ 7,750 RPM
Max Torque 126 Nm @ 6,500 RPM

12. Energica Ego (282 kg)

Energica Ego (282 kg)

Photo Credit: @roadracingworld

The Energica Ego is an electric sport motorbike with most of its weight being due to the bulky battery. This Energica model is capable of quickly accelerating between 0-60 mph, equipped with a TFT display, Brembos brakes, and other equipment.

Model Energica Ego
Dry Weight 282 kg
Engine Electric
Max Power 143.5 hp
Max Torque 215 Nm @ 8211 RPM
Key Features 4.3-inch TFT Colour Display
Lithium polymer battery
Riding Modes: Sport, Wet, Eco, Standard

13. Suzuki Boulevard C50 (277 kg)

Suzuki Boulevard C50 (277 kg)

Photo Credit: @royalenfieldzone

The Suzuki Boulevard C50 has a kicked-out fork, valance-style fenders, and a staggered, chrome twin exhaust system that ensures comfort and produces a lot of torque.

Model Suzuki Boulevard C50
Dry Weight 277 kg
Engine 805 cc V-Twin
Max Power 53 hp
Max Torque 52 ft-lbs
Key Features Buckhorn-Style Handlebars for Commanding Riding Position
Brushed Stainless Steel Components
Torquey 805 cc, Fuel-Injected, Liquid-Cooled, V-Twin Engine

14. Yamaha Niklen GT (267 kg)

Yamaha Niklen GT (267 kg)

Photo Credit: @pro-mall-2018

The Yamaha Niklen GT is currently Yahama’s heaviest production motorcycle, weight about 267 kg.

It has two thick front tires that improve comfort, traction, and cornering capability. The Niklen GT also features an ABS, a traction control system, and a ride-by-wire throttle system.

Model Yamaha Niklen GT
Dry Weight 267 kg
Engine 847 cc Liquid-Cooled,  Three-Cylinder 12-alve DOHC Inline
Max Power 115 HP
Max Torque 87.50 Nm @ 8,500 RPM
Key Features Hybrid Frame
45° bank angle
Multi-Wheel Technology
Advanced Electronic Control Technology
Compact LCD Instrument Panel

15. Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa (264 kg)

Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa (264 kg)

Photo Credit: @ridermagazine

The Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa is considered the “Ultimate Sportbike” among similar models in 2022. This newer Suzuki sportbike is powered by a powerful, refined four-cylinder engine, has an updated chassis, and is easy to control.

Model Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa
Dry Weight 264 kg
Engine Four-Stroke, Transverse Four Cylinder, DOHC, Four Valves per Cylinder
Max Power 187.7 hp / 140 kW @ 9,700 RPM
Max Torque 150 Nm / 110.6 ft-lbs @ 7,000 RPM
Key Features Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle
Cruise Control, ABS, Engine Brake Control, & Riding Modes

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