There may soon be no more need for speed. Kawasaki has just unveiled a motorcycle that is so fast even daredevils are wondering if it is too powerful.
With a design inspired by Formula One motor racing cars and a supercharged engine that uses aerospace technology, the Kawasaki Ninja H2 is expected to blast from 0 to 100km/h in less than 2.5 seconds.
Kawasaki Ninja H2 specifications:
Engine: Supercharged 998cc in-line four-cylinder
Power: 154.5kW at 11,000rpm (210 horsepower)
Torque: 140Nm at 10,000rpm
Weight: 238kg (ready to ride)
Brakes: 330mm discs (front), 250mm (rear)
Top speed: 299km/h (electronically limited, racetrack H2R version can reach 340km/h)
Fuel capacity: 17.03 l (3.75 imp gal; 4.5 US gal)