Lightning LS218 – Fastest Production Motorcycle? Still?
Lightning’s claim of “Fastest Production Motorcycle” may be about ready to fall, regardless of arguments about the claim of being a “Production” motorcycle at all. Though we’re not in the business of promoting gas-burners, we are in the business of separating fact from fiction, and it looks to us like the Kawasaki H2, triple, supercharged, insane monster, may well hip-check Lightning into the cheap seats.
Here’s one highly speculative video, but worth it for the history alone.
That, along with some complete reviews of the bike hitting over 200mph on a closed circuit in Qatar by several riders? And beyond dispute a production motorcycle? Time for Lightning to re-think their marketing claims, or re-tool their bikes, perhaps.