Buell's profilation of this bike For those looking for a bike with agile handling, as well as serious torque and acceleration for real urban power, MY10 sees the introduction of the new Lightning® CityX XB12SX. Receiving its debut in Europe, the XB12SX marries the sheer power of the Thunderstorm™ 1203cc V-Twin engine with Buell’s popular Lightning CityX XB9SX chassis and suspension, inspired by the needs of today’s urban rider.
General information Model: Buell XB12SX Lightning City X Year: 2010 Category: Naked bike Rating: 68.9 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes Engine and transmission Displacement: 1202.88 ccm (73.40 cubic inches) Engine type: V2, four-stroke Power: 92.53 HP (67.5 kW)) @ 7000 RPM Torque: 104.00 Nm (10.6 kgf-m or 76.7 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM Compression: 10.0:1 Bore x stroke: 88.9 x 96.8 mm (3.5 x 3.8 inches) Valves per cylinder: 2 Fuel system: Injection. 49 mm down draft DDFI II fuel injection Fuel control: OHV 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 InterActive valve and mass-centralised mounting Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels Frame type: Black aluminium frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame Rake (fork angle): 21.0° Trail: 84 mm (3.3 inches) Front suspension: 41 mm Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload Front suspension travel: 79 mm (3.1 inches) Rear suspension: Showa coil-over monoshock with remote, under-seat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload Rear suspension travel: 90 mm (3.6 inches) Front tyre dimensions: 120/70-ZR17 Rear tyre dimensions: 180/55-ZR17 Front brakes: Single disc. ZTL2-type brake, 8-piston, 4 pads, fixed caliper, 375 mm single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor Front brakes diameter: 375 mm (14.8 inches) Rear brakes: Single disc. Two-piston, direct mount caliper; stainless steel, fixed rotor Rear brakes diameter: 240 mm (9.4 inches) Physical measures and capacities Dry weight: 179.0 kg (394.6 pounds) Power/weight ratio: 0.5169 HP/kg Seat height: 726 mm (28.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. Overall length: 1,985 mm (78.1 inches) Overall width: 754 mm (29.7 inches) Ground clearance: 110 mm (4.3 inches) Wheelbase: 1,320 mm (52.0 inches) Fuel capacity: 14.45 litres (3.82 gallons) Reserve fuel capacity: 2.83 litres (0.75 gallons) Oil capacity: 2.40 litres (0.16 quarts) Other specifications Starter: Electric Color options: Valencia Orange Translucent; Hero Blue Translucent Further information
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