Buell Firebolt XB12R

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Buell XB12R Firebolt in Black/Orange

The Buell XB12R Firebolt was a v2, four-stroke naked bike motorcycle produced between 2003 and 2010. Max torque was 84.09 ft/lbs (114.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 100.84 HP (75.2 KW) @ 6800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 88.9mm bore x 96.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1202.9 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 10.0:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Buell Firebolt XB12R


Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. The final drive was via belt. Power was moderated via the wet, multi-plate, compensated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 180/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. ztl2-type brake, 8-piston, 4 pads, fixed caliper, single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor in the front and a single disc. two-piston, direct mount caliper; stainless steel, fixed rotor in the rear. The front suspension was a 43 mm showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload while the rear was equiped with a showa coil-over monoshock with remote, under-seat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload. The XB12R Firebolt was fitted with a 3.82 Gallon (14.45 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 395.07 pounds (179.2 Kg). The wheelbase was 52.01 inches (1321 mm) long.

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Buell Firebolt XB12R
Manufacturer
Also called XB12R Firebolt
Production 2004 - 2010
Class Naked
Engine
air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod OHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 88.9mm x 88.9mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 102.99 HP (76.8 KW) @ 6800RPM
Torque 84.09 ft/lbs (114.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Air Filter K&N BU-9003 `04-09[1]
Battery YUASA YTX14-BS `04-08[2]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Final Drive Belt `04-08[2]
Suspension Front: 43mm Showa fully-adjustable upside-down fork
Rear: Showa fully-adjustable mono-shock
Brakes Front: single 375mm, 6-piston caliper, ZTL-type
Rear: single 240mm disc, 1-piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 180/55 ZR17
Wheelbase 52.01 inches (1321 mm)
Length 75.71 inches (1923 mm)
Width 30.2 inches (767 mm)
Height 43.31 inches (1100 mm)
Seat Height 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Weight 395.07 pounds (179.2 Kg) (dry), 179.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.82 Gallon (14.45 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.90 liters/100 km (20.4 km/l or 48.00 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The Buell XB12R Firebolt was a air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod OHV, 2 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by Buell between 2004 and 2010. Max torque was 84.09 ft/lbs (114.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 102.99 HP (76.8 KW) @ 6800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod OHV, 2 valves per cylinder. A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1203.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 180/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 375mm, 6-piston caliper, ZTL-type in the front and a single 240mm disc, 1-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm Showa fully-adjustable upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a Showa fully-adjustable mono-shock. The XB12R Firebolt was fitted with a 3.82 Gallon (14.45 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 395.07 pounds (179.2 Kg). The wheelbase was 52.01 inches (1321 mm) long.

2004 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2004 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2004 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2004 Buell XB12R Firebolt

The 2004 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree pushrod V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a low-maintenance, Kevlar-reinforced belt final drive and can reach a maximum power output of 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque.

This powerful roadster comes with standard fittings such as an hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber, translucent amber wheels, dropped handlebars, an amber windscreen, and a single seat.


2005 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2005 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2005 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2005 Buell XB12R Firebolt

The 2005 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt is a powerful roadster that boasts features such as a hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber, translucent amber wheels, dropped handlebars, an amber windscreen, and a single seat.

In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree pushrod V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a Kevlar belt that can produce a claimed 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque.


2006 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2006 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2006 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2006 Buell XB12R Firebolt

The 2006 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt boasts a maximum power output of 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air-cooled, 1203cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant that was paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a low-maintenance, dependable, Kevlar-reinforced belt final drive.

Also, it has standard fittings such as a hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber, translucent amber wheels, dropped handlebars, an amber windscreen, and a single seat.


2007 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2007 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2007 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2007 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2007 Buell XB12R Firebolt

Unlike its previous embodiments, the 2007 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt also offers read and black finishes to the parts that were previously colored amber, such as the windscreen, the wheels and the graphic scheme. Also, it comes with a hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber and die-cast aluminum wheels.

In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a Kevlar-reinforced belt final drive and can produce a claimed 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque.


2008 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2008 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2008 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2008 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2008 Buell XB12R Firebolt

The 2008 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt is a powerful roadster from the American brand, that is sure to fit the taste for those riders who make zero compromises when it comes ti performance. It boasts a maximum power output of 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree pushrod V-Twin engine that was mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a Kevlar belt final drive.

Also, it comes with a hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber and die-cast aluminum wheels.

News for this model year would be the possibility to choose a blue finish on its wheels, windscreen and graphic scheme with white body panels.


2009 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2009 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2009 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2009 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2009 Buell XB12R Firebolt

The 2009 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt comes with a hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber and die-cast aluminum wheels.

Also, it sports a four-stroke, air-cooled, 1203cc, 45-degree pushrod V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a low-maintenance, dependable, Kevlar-reinforced belt final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque.


2010 Buell XB12R Firebolt[edit]

2010 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2010 Buell XB12R Firebolt 2010 Buell XB12R Firebolt

The 2010 MY Buell XB12R Firebolt is a powerful, American-built roadster that is sure to put a smile on its riders face with every twist of the throttle. It has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air-cooled, 1203cc, 45-degree pushrod V-Twin powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a Kevlar belt final drive that can produce a claimed 103 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque.

Also, it comes standard with fittings such as a hollow aluminum frame that doubles as a fuel tank as well, a hollow aluminum swingarm that doubles as an oil tank, a large, 375mm, ZTL-type front disc brake with a 6-piston caliper, a Buell InterActive under-belly exhaust system, a 43mm fully-adjustable Showa upside-down fork coupled to a full-adjustable Showa rear shock absorber and die-cast aluminum wheels.


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References[edit]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.