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Buell Lightning XB12Ss (2008)

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General information

Model:Buell Lightning XB12Ss
Category:Naked bike

Engine and transmission

Displacement:1202.88 ccm (73.40 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2
Fuel system:Injection
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel control:OHV
Lubrication system:Dry-sump
Cooling system:Oil & air
Transmission typefinal drive:Belt
Clutch:Wet, multi-plate, compensated

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight:181.4 kg (400.0 pounds)
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)

Buell Lightning XB12Ss dimensions and frame

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)
Exhaust system:Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with mass-centralized mounting

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio:0.5677 HP/kg

Other specs

Fuel capacity:16.65 litres (4.40 gallons)
Color options:Cherry Bomb Translucid (New), Valencia Orange Translucid (New), Midnight Black

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