Buell XB12Ss Lightning
|Buell XB12Ss Lightning|
Air/oil/fan-cooled 1203cc Thunderstorm V-Twin
|Bore / Stroke||88.9mm x 88.9mm|
|Horsepower||100.04 HP (74.6 KW) @ 6600RPM|
|Torque||81.14 ft/lbs (110.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: Triplex chain
Final Drive: Chain
|Suspension||Front: Showa inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear: Showa shock absorber
|Brakes||Front: ZTL type brake, 375 mm stainless steel floating rotor, 6 piston caliper
Rear: 240 mm stainless steel rotor, single piston floating caliper
|Wheelbase||52.01 inches (1321 mm)|
|Length||76.81 inches (1951 mm)|
|Width||29.61 inches (752 mm)|
|Seat Height||30.12 inches (765 mm)|
|Weight||197.0 kg (wet)|
The Buell XB12Ss Lightning was a Air/oil/fan-cooled 1203cc Thunderstorm V-Twin Naked motorcycle produced by Buell in 2009. Max torque was 81.14 ft/lbs (110.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 100.04 HP (74.6 KW) @ 6600 RPM.
The bike has a Triplex chain transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet, multi-plate, compensated.
It came with a 120/70xZR17 front tire and a 180/55xZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via ZTL type brake, 375 mm stainless steel floating rotor, 6 piston caliper in the front and a 240 mm stainless steel rotor, single piston floating caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a Showa inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload while the rear was equipped with a Showa shock absorber. The wheelbase was 52.01 inches (1321 mm) long.
2009 Buell XB12Ss Lightning
The Buell Lightning XB12Ss has a big and powerful engine able to produce 100 horsepower at 6600rpm and a peak torque of 109 Nm at 6000rpm. The motorcycle has the performance and style of the original Lightning bikes, but with stretched chassis dimensions and ergonomics for a more relaxed riding position.