Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind

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Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind
Manufacturer
Production 1988
Class Naked
Engine
Air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod actuated overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 88.9mm x 88.9mm
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Horsepower 59.94 HP (44.7 KW) @ 5000RPM
Transmission Gear box: Gear

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: Marzocchi telescopic fork, Buel anti-dive system
Rear: WP Mono-shock
Brakes Front: dual discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/60 VB17
Rear Tire 170/70 VB17
Weight 215.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind was a Air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod actuated overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by Buell in 1988. Claimed horsepower was 59.94 HP (44.7 KW) @ 5000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1198.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a Gear transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/60 VB17 front tire and a 170/70 VB17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Marzocchi telescopic fork, Buel anti-dive system while the rear was equipped with a WP Mono-shock.

1988 - 1990 Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind[edit]

1988 - 1990 Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind 1988 - 1990 Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind 1988 - 1990 Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind 1988 - 1990 Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind

The 1989 MY Buell RS 1200/5 Westwind sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1198 cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerhouse paired to a four-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 60 hp (44.7 Kw) at 5000 rpm. Also, it comes with a half-fairing, for improved protection against the elements, a large windscreen, an analogue instrument cluster, an under-belly exhaust system for a lower center of gravity, dual front disc brakes, a Marzocchi front telescopic fork, a WP mono-shock in the rear and polished aluminum wheels.