Buell XB12R Firebolt

   

Make Model.

Buell XB12R Firebolt

Year

2010

Engine

45° V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve. hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.

Capacity

1203 cc / 73 cu in
Bore x Stroke 88.9 x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Exhaust Free breathing, 2-into-1 Buell Interactive exhaust system

Induction

Ø49 mm downdraft DDFI II fuel injection

Starting

Electric

Max Power

86.9 kW / 103 hp @ 6800 rpm

Max Torque

114 Nm / 11.6 kgf-m / 84 ft-lbs @ 6000 rpm

Transmission 

5 Speed

Final Drive

Belt
Frame Aluminium frame with Uniplanar™ Powertrain vibration isolation system

Rake

21°

Trail

83 mm / 3.3"

Front Suspension

Showa Ø43 mm inverted forks compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload adjustable

Front Wheel Travel

120 mm / 4.7"

Rear Suspension

Showa coil-over monoshock, remote underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload, 127mm wheel travel

Rear Wheel Travel

127 mm / 5.0"

Front Brakes

ZTL type brake, 6 piston, fixed caliper, Ø375 mm single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor

Rear Brakes

Single Ø240 mm disc, 1 piston floating caliper

Front Wheel

3.50 x 17"

Rear Wheel

5.50 x 17"

Front Tyre

120/70 ZR17, Pirelli Diablo

Rear Tyre

180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo

Dimensions

Length: 1924 mm / 75.7"

Width:     768 mm / 30.2"

Height:  1092 mm / 43.0"

Wheelbase 1320 mm / 52.0"
Ground Clearance 127 mm / 5.0"
Seat Height 775 mm / 30.5"

Dry Weight

179 kg / 395 lbs

Fuel Capacity

14 L / 3.7 US gal

Average Fuel Consumption

5.6 L/100 km / 17.9 km/L / 42 US mpg

Standing ¼ Mile

11.4 sec, 182 km/h / 113 mph

Top Speed

249 km/h / 155 mph
Reviews Greg Sanchez

The innovative design of the Buell® Firebolt® XB12R breaks all sportbike convention. Its light weight, razor-sharp agility and torque-rich V-Twin powerplant make it a potent canyon carver that looks and feels like no other motorcycle on the road.

Buell® sportbikes strike a unique balance of real-world and race track performance. Their unique styling, aggressive ergonomics and premium components combine to deliver the ultimate, intuitive sport riding experience.

Each Buell model is designed utilizing the Buell Trilogy of Technology™ - chassis rigidity, centralized mass, and low unsprung weight - to produce a motorcycle which responds instantly to rider input.

Model Highlights

New Sunfire Yellow color choice
New Master cylinder piston seals for improved brake feel
New LED taillight
New Clear-lens front and rear turn signals
New Thin-film airbox graphics and fly cut brake logos
New Second oxygen sensor and updated EFI calibration improves fuel economy and drivability

• Buell® ZTL2™ four-pad, eight-piston front brake
• Blacked-out engine, frame, forks and other components
• Pirelli Diablo Corsa III tires
• Cosmetic frame protectors
• Clip-on style handlebar
• Aerodynamic front fairing with tinted windscreen
• Perforated textured seat
• Removable tail cowl over passenger seat
• Dual projector-beam headlamps
• Aggressive, athletic riding position

Key Features

The innovative design of the Buell® Firebolt® XB12R breaks all sportbike convention. Its light weight, razor-sharp agility and torque-rich V-Twin powerplant make it a potent canyon carver that looks and feels like no other motorcycle on the road.

Buell® sportbikes strike a unique balance of real-world and race track performance. Their unique styling, aggressive ergonomics and premium components combine to deliver the ultimate, intuitive sport riding experience.

Each Buell model is designed utilizing the Buell Trilogy of Technology™ – chassis rigidity, centralized mass, and low unsprung weight – to produce a motorcycle which responds instantly to rider input.

• Buell Thunderstorm® 1203cc air/oil/fancooled 45-degree V-Twin engine with DDFI 3 Electronic Fuel Injection ECM
• Fuel in Frame Intuitive Response Chassis
• Rigid cast-aluminum swingarm doubles as engine oil reservoir
• Eight-row oil cooler with Jiffy-tite fittings
• Goodyear® Hibrex® final drive belt with Flexten Plus technology with a constant-tension pulley for smoother on/off throttle transitions
• Underslung Buell InterActive Exhaust
• 6-spoke, cast aluminum wheels
• Steel braided brake lines
• Fully adjustable 43 mm Showa® inverted fork
• Fully adjustable Showa® rear shock absorber
• Adjustable hand controls