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2008 Buell Lightning XB12STT Specs

General ─░nformation

Model Buell Lightning XB12STT
Year 2008
Category Naked bike
Price as new US$ 10495. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.

Engine and transmission

Displacement 1202.88 ccm (73.40 cubic inches)
Power 103.00 HP (75.2 kW)) @ 6800 RPM
Torque 113.90 Nm (11.6 kgf-m or 84.0 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Compression 10.0:1
Valves per cylinder 2
Fuel system Injection. 49 mm down draft DDFI III fuel injection
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication system Dry sump
Cooling system Oil & air
Gearbox 5-speed
Transmission type, final drive Belt
Exhaust system Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with InterActive valve and mass-centralized mounting

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Aluminum frame with Uniplanar
Rake (fork angle) 23.1┬░
Front suspension 43 mm Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Front wheel travel 143 mm (5.6 inches)
Rear suspension Showa coil-over monoshock with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear wheel travel 143 mm (5.6 inches)
Frame 120/70-ZR17
Front tyre 120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre 180/55-ZR17
Front brakes Single disc
Rear brakes Single disc

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 181.4 kg (400.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.5677 HP/kg
Overall length 2,080 mm (81.9 inches)
Overall width 820 mm (32.3 inches)
Ground clearance 140 mm (5.5 inches)
Wheelbase 1,372 mm (54.0 inches)

Other specifications

Color options Barricade Orange, Arctic White
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