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08 Buell Lightning XB12Ss specificationsBuell Lightning XB12Ss 2008


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Buell's profilation of this bike
All the performance and style of the original Lightning®, but with stretched chassis dimensions and ergonomics for a more relaxed riding position.

General information
Model:Buell Lightning XB12Ss
Year:2008
Category:Naked bike
Rating:61.9 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:1202.88 ccm (73.40 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Power:103.00 HP (75.2 kW)) @ 6800 RPM
Torque:113.90 Nm (11.6 kgf-m or 84.0 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Compression:10.0:1
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel system:Injection
Fuel control:OHV
Lubrication system:Dry-sump
Cooling system:Oil & air
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Belt
Clutch:Wet, multi-plate, compensated
Exhaust system:Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with mass-centralized mounting
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Aluminum frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame
Rake (fork angle):23.5°
Front suspension:43 mm Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Front suspension travel:120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear suspension:Showa coil-over monoshock with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear suspension travel:126 mm (5.0 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions:180/55-ZR17
Front brakes:Single disc
Front brakes diameter:375 mm (14.8 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:240 mm (9.4 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:181.4 kg (400.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.5677 HP/kg
Overall length:2,070 mm (81.5 inches)
Overall width:754 mm (29.7 inches)
Ground clearance:118 mm (4.7 inches)
Wheelbase:1,372 mm (54.0 inches)
Fuel capacity:16.65 litres (4.40 gallons)
Other specifications
Color options:Cherry Bomb Translucid (New), Valencia Orange Translucid (New), Midnight Black
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