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05 Buell Lightning  XB12S specificationsBuell Lightning XB12S 2005


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Model:Buell Lightning XB12S
Year:2005
Category:Naked bike
Rating:77.1 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 10495. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1203.00 ccm (73.41 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Power:92.00 HP (67.2 kW)) @ 6800 RPM
Torque:113.90 Nm (11.6 kgf-m or 84.0 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Compression:10.0:1
Bore x stroke:3.5 x 3.8 mm (0.1 x 0.2 inches)
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel system:Injection. 49 mm down draft DDFI II fuel injection
Fuel control:OHV
Lubrication system:Dry sump
Cooling system:Oil & air
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Wet, multi-plate, compensated
Exhaust system:Large diameter headers with InterActive exhaust
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Aluminum frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system - Fuel in Frame
Rake (fork angle):21.0°
Trail:84 mm (3.3 inches)
Front suspension:Showa® inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Front suspension travel:120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear suspension:Showa coil-over monoshock with remote, underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear suspension travel:127 mm (5.0 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions:180/55-ZR17
Front brakes:Single disc. ZTL™ type brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper, single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Front brakes diameter:336 mm (13.2 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. stainless steel, single piston, floating caliper, fixed rotor
Rear brakes diameter:240 mm (9.4 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:179.2 kg (395.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.5135 HP/kg
Seat height:765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,074 mm (42.3 inches)
Overall length:1,935 mm (76.2 inches)
Overall width:754 mm (29.7 inches)
Ground clearance:110 mm (4.4 inches)
Wheelbase:1,321 mm (52.0 inches)
Fuel capacity:13.00 litres (3.43 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Midnight Black, Racing Red, Thrust Blue
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