Buell S1 White Lightning

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Buell S1 White Lightning
Manufacturer
Production 1998
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 100.98 HP (75.3 KW) @ 6000RPM
Torque 93.68 ft/lbs (127.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 40mm adjustable telescopic fork
Rear: adjustable mono-shock
Brakes Front: single 340mm disc, 6-piston caliper
Rear: single 230mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 170/60 ZR17
Weight 200.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Buell S1 White Lightning was a air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod OHV, 2 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by Buell in 1998. Max torque was 93.68 ft/lbs (127.0 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 100.98 HP (75.3 KW) @ 6000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1203.0 cubic centimeters.

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 170/60 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 340mm disc, 6-piston caliper in the front and a single 230mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 40mm adjustable telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a adjustable mono-shock. The S1 White Lightning was fitted with a 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1998 Buell S1 White Lightning[edit]

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The White Lightning version of the Buell S1 addresses riders who want a bike that is sure to stand out in any crowd, thanks to its white body-work and finishes. It also has the same sporty attitude and features as the base S1 Lightning.

In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 101 horsepower and 129 Nm of torque.