Buell XB12Ss Lightning Long

   

Make Model.

Buell XB12Ss Lightning Long

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
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

Battery

12V, 12Ah

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 2.648 / 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

22°

Trail

119 mm / 4.7"

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 Dunlop D208FW

Rear Tyre

180/55 ZR17 Dunlop D208M

Dimensions

Length: 2023 mm / 79.6"

Width:     755 mm / 29.7"

Height:  1091 mm / 43.0"

Wheelbase 1372 mm / 54.0"
Ground Clearance 118 mm / 4.6"
Seat Height 775 mm / 30.5"

Dry Weight

181.5 kg / 400 lbs

GVWR

386 kg / 850 lbd

Fuel Capacity

16.7 L / 4.4 US gal

Fuel Reserve

3.1 L / 0.82 US gal

Oil Capacity

2.37 L / 2.50 qts

Standing ¼ Mile

12.0 sec / 178 km/h / 110.6 mph

Top Speed

204 km/h / 127 mph

The Lightning® Long XB12Ss delivers true classic American brute performance and the bold, edgy look of the original Lightning XB12S, with stretched chassis dimensions and ergonomics for more size, comfort and convenience. Supermoto-inspired long-travel suspension, aggressive streetfighter styling and American V-Twin muscle earn top marks for handling.

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
• Extended swingarm
• Cosmetic frame protectors
• Wide, flat-track style handlebar
• Minimal front flyscreen
• Sculpted Streetfighter seat
• Twin quartz halogen headlamps
• Upright, athletic riding position

Key Features

The Lightning® Long XB12Ss delivers true classic American brute performance and the bold, edgy look of the original Lightning

XB12S, with stretched chassis dimensions and ergonomics for more size, comfort and convenience.

Supermoto-inspired long-travel suspension, aggressive streetfighter styling and American V-Twin muscle earn top marks for handling.

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.

• 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