the best sportbikes

The Best Sportbikes for 2023

Last updated March 20, 2023 by Simon Bertram

Sport Tourers

For those that want speed, power, and comfort in equal measure


From 300cc to 800cc, these are the track rockets everyone loves


These are the fire breathing bikes with huge power and sometimes insane pricetags

Suzuki GSX-S1000 GT

Only a year into its life and already a favorite of many sport tourers

BMW R1250 RS

What you get when you cross a S1000RR superbike with an R1250 touring bike: one of the best new sport tourers out there

Kawasaki H2 SX SE+

Still the king of the sport tourers, and it definitely brings the "sport" part of that title!

Yamaha YZF-R7

While not like the R6 it replaced, it is a very respectable, immensely enjoyable supertwin

Aprilia RS660

A very recent arrival on the sportbike scene that actually lived up to the hype about it

Suzuki GSX-R750

While it may have a bad reputation from bad riders, in the hands of someone that respects it, not much can beat a GSX-R750

Kawasaki ZX-4RR

A new Kawasaki supersport that will hopefully bring an entirely new generation of riders to the track

Kawasaki ZX-10R

Honed to perfection in World SBK racing, the ZX-10R is a championship winner multiple years over, and definitely deserving of your attention

Ducati Panigale V4 R

Packed with MotoGP technology, the V4 R is damned near perfect if all you want is to go fast and corner hard

BMW M1000 RR

One of the most advanced superbikes on the market today, and capable of some seriously fast laps around any track
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