Buell XB9SX Lightning City X

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Buell XB9SX Lightning City X
Manufacturer
Production 2005 - 2008
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 91.99 HP (68.6 KW) @ 7200RPM
Torque 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: kevlar belt

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: Showa adjustable upside-down fork
Rear: Showa adjustable, low-mounted, mono-shock
Brakes Front: single 375mm ZTL-type disc, 6-piston caliper
Rear: single 230mm 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 32.72 inches (831 mm)
Seat Height 31.42 inches (798 mm)
Weight 177.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Buell XB9SX Lightning City X was a air-cooled, four-stroke, 45-degree V-Twin, pushrod OHV, 2 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by Buell between 2005 and 2008. Max torque was 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 91.99 HP (68.6 KW) @ 7200 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 984.0 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 180/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 375mm ZTL-type disc, 6-piston caliper in the front and a single 230mm disc, 1-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a Showa adjustable upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a Showa adjustable, low-mounted, mono-shock. The wheelbase was 52.01 inches (1321 mm) long.

2005 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X[edit]

The 2005 MY Buell XB9SX Lightning City X has been designed as a city brawler, and has been equipped with handlebar deflectors, a headlight grille, wide, supermotard-style handlebars and a Skyline seat for a better view of city traffic. In addition it has a new, easy-shifting transmission, a Goodyear Hibrex drive belt with Flexten Plus technology, a lighter and stiffer swingarm and a new air intake location.

In the engine department it comes equipped with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 984cc, 45-degree pushrod V-Twin powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 92 horsepower and 97 Nm of torque.


2006 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X[edit]

2006 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X

If you are on the market for a powerful, liter-class, street fighter, that features innovative technologies and a design and a design that is sure to make it stand out in any crowd, then the 2006 MY Buell XB9SX Lightning City X may be the right choice for you. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 984cc, pushrod V-Twin engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 92 horsepower and 97 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with handlebar deflectors, a headlight grille, wide, supermotard-style handlebars, a Skyline seat for a better view of city traffic, a new, easy-shifting transmission, a Goodyear Hibrex drive belt with Flexten Plus technology, a lighter and stiffer swingarm and a new air intake location as well as most of the features found on the base model.


2007 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X[edit]

The 2007 MY Buell XB9SX Lightning City X boasts standard features such as handlebar deflectors, a headlight grille, wide, supermotard-style handlebars, a Skyline seat for a better view of city traffic, a new, easy-shifting transmission, a Goodyear Hibrex drive belt with Flexten Plus technology, a lighter and stiffer swingarm and a new air intake location as well as most of the features found on the base model.

In the engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 984cc, 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 92 horsepower and 97 Nm of torque.


2008 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X[edit]

2008 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X 2008 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X 2008 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X 2008 Buell XB9SX Lightning City X

The 2008 MY Buell XB9SX Lightning City X is one of the most innovative and unique street-fighters available on the market up to date. It has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 984cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a Kevlar belt, that can produce a claimed 92 horsepower and 97 Nm of torque.

Besides all the features found on the base Lightning, it also boasts handlebar deflectors, a headlight grille, wide, supermotard-style handlebars, a Skyline seat for a better view of city traffic, a new, easy-shifting transmission, a Goodyear Hibrex drive belt with Flexten Plus technology, a lighter and stiffer swingarm and a new air intake location as well as most of the features found on the base model.