Buell XB12Scg Lightning

   

Make Model.

Buell XB12Scg Lightning

Year

2009 - 10

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

Lubrication

Dry sump

Exhaust

Free breathing, 2-into-1 Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with InterActive valve and mass-centralized mounting

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

Clutch

Wet, multi-plate

Transmission 

5 Speed

Final Drive

Belt

Gear Ratios

1st 2.649 / 2nd 1.892 / 3rd 1.407 / 4th 1.166 / 5th 1.000

Frame

Aluminium frame with Uniplanar™ Powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame

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

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

Wheels

6-Spoke, ZTL cast aluminium

Front Wheel

3.50 x 17"

Rear Wheel

5.50 x 17"

Front Tyre

120/70 ZR17 Pirelli

Rear Tyre

180/55 ZR17 Pirelli

Dimensions

Length: 1935 mm / 76.2"

Width:     754 mm / 29.7"

Wheelbase

1320 mm / 52.0"

Ground Clearance

110 mm / 4.4"

Seat Height

726 mm / 28.6"

Dry Weight

179 kg / 395 lbs

GVWR

386 kg / 850 lbd

Fuel Capacity

14 L / 3.7 US gal

Fuel Reserve

2.8 L / 0.75 US gal

Oil Capacity

2.37 L / 2.50 qts

Standing ¼ Mile

12.2 sec

Top Speed

216.2 km/h / 134 mph

The XB12Scg features a lowered suspension and seat for a lower center of gravity and a shorter reach to the ground with no compromise to handling or performance. Streetfighter styling and potent American V-Twin power keeps the aggression mean and low.

Buell Lightning models and the new 1125CR™ are at the core of what Buell is all about - pure performance with a broad, seamless power delivery in a stripped down, raw and aggressive package.

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 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
New Pirelli Scorpion Sync tires
New Battery tender plug

• Buell ZTL2™ four-pad, eight-piston front brake
• Blacked-out engine, frame, forks and other components
• Cosmetic frame protectors
• Wide, flat-track style handlebar
• Minimal front flyscreen
• Lowered and re-shaped sculpted Streetfighter seat
• Lowered front and rear suspension
• Twin quartz halogen headlamps
• Upright, athletic riding position

Key Features

The XB12Scg features a lowered suspension and seat for a lower center of gravity and a shorter reach to the ground with no compromise to handling or performance. Streetfighter styling and potent American V-Twin power keeps the aggression mean and low.

• 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