Buell Firebolt

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XB12R:
Torque - 84 Foot Pounds @ 6000 rpms
Engine - Thundersorm 1203 cc V~Twin
Wheelbase - 52.0 Inches / 1320 mm
Max Lean - 50 Degrees

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XB9R:
Torque - 70 Foot Pounds @ 5500 rpms
Engine - Thunderstorm 984 CC V~Twin
Wheelbase - 52.0 Inches / 1320 mm
Max Lean - 50 Degrees


A flawless chemistry of man and machine, the Firebolt isn't just a motorcycle you ride. Its a motorcycle you become. Sport-minded performance is achieved through a unique of technological brilliance and classic V-Twin power. XB12R comes in Thrust Blue, Racing Red, or Midnight Black. XB9R in Sunfire Yellow.

XB12R:
$10,495 is U.S. price only​

Prices listed exclude set-up, taxes, title and licensing, and are subject to change. Dealer prices may vary. Additional California fees required. See your dealer for details.

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A - Overall Length ~ 76.20 in (1935 mm)
B - Overall Height Without Mirrors ~ 43.30 in (1100 mm)
C - Seat Height ~ 30.50 in
D - Overall Width ~ 28.20 in (715 mm)
E - Rake ~ 21°
F - Trail ~ 3.30 in (83 mm)
G - Wheelbase ~ 52 in (1318 mm)
H - Ground Clearance ~ 4.35 in (110 mm)
I - Lean Angle at Full Suspension Compression, Soft Contact, Left ~ 47°
J - Lean Angle at Full Suspension Compression, Soft Contact, Right ~ 47°
K - Lean Angle at Full Suspension Compression, Hard Contact, Left ~ 48° (shifter toe-peg and sidestand hook)
L -Lean Angle at Full Suspension Compression, Hard Contact, Right ~ 50° (chin spoiler)

Engine:
Engine ~ Air / oil / fan-cooled, 4-stroke, 1203 cc 45° V-Twin
Valve Train ~ OHV, two valves per cylinder, self adjusting
Bore x Stroke ~ 3.500 x 3.812 in (88.90 x 96.82 mm)
Displacement ~ 1203 cc (73.4 cu. in)
Compression Ratio ~ 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery ~ 49 mm down draft DDFI II fuel injection
Intake ~ Zero resistance air box, ram air intake
Exhaust ~ Large diameter headers with InterActive exhaust
Torque ~
(North America Per SAE J607) 84 ft. lbs. @ 6000 rpm
Horsepower ~
(North America Per SAE J607) 103 HP @ 6800 rpm
Lubrication ~ Dry sump
Oil Capacity ~ 2.5 qts. (2.4 L)
Oil Filtration ~ Screw-on disposable element

Drivetrain:
Primary Drive ~ Chain; 1.500:1 (57/38)
Final Drive3 ~ Constant path; 14mm pitch aramid reinforced
Hibrex® belt with Flexten® Plus technology; 2.407:1 (65/27)
Clutch ~ Wet, multi-plate, compensated
Transmission ~ 5-speed, constant mesh
Transmission Ratios:
1st ~ 2.688
2nd ~ 1.850
3rd ~ 1.433
4th ~ 1.181
5th ~ 1.000

Weight and Capacities:
Fuel Capacity ~ 3.7 gal. (14.0 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity
(warning light at approx. 0.7 gal.) ~ 0.7 gal. (2.6 L)
MPG - EPA Urban/Highway Test2 ~ 48/65 mpg (4.9/3.6 L/100 Km)
Dry Weight ~ 395 lbs. (179 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating ~ 850 lbs. (386 kg)
Load Capacity ~ 390 lbs. (177 kg)

Chassis:
Frame Aluminum frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system - Fuel in Frame
Front Fork Showa® inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear Shock Showa coil-over monoshock with remote, underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload

Wheels:
Front 6-spoke, ZTL™ type brake, cast aluminum, 3.5 in x 17 in (88.9 mm x 431.8 mm), Translucent Amber
Rear 6-spoke, cast aluminum, 5.5 in x 17 in (139.7 mm x 431.8 mm), Translucent Amber

Tires (Dunlop®):
Front - D208FW
Rear - D208M 120/70 ZR-17
180/55 ZR-17

Brakes:
Front ZTL™ type brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper, 375 mm, single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Rear 240 mm stainless steel, single piston, floating caliper, fixed rotor

Suspension Travel:
Front Wheel ~ 4.72 in (120 mm)
Rear Wheel ~ 5.00 in (127 mm)

Electric:
Battery ~ Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging ~ 494W peak, 38-amp, permanent magnet, 3-phase alternator with solid-state regulator
Starting ~ 1.2 kW electric with Bendix-type engagement
Lights:
(as per country regulation)
Headlamp ~ Twin quartz halogen [H7], 55-watt low beam, 55-watt high beam
Tail/stop lights ~ 5W/21W
Turn signals lights ~ 10W manual canceling

Instruments:
Electronic speedometer, tachometer, odometer; dual resettable trip meter; high beam, neutral, oil, low fuel (plus, odometer shows miles traveled on reserve), turn signal and engine diagnostic indicator lamps; clock

COLORS5
Thrust Blue, Midnight Black, Racing Red

Warranty:
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Specifications for non-U.S. markets might differ. Buell reserves the right to discontinue models or change specifications at any time without incurring any obligations. Vehicle specifications may vary from country to country depending on local laws. Some models are not available in certain countries.

1 Prices listed exclude set-up, taxes, title and licensing, and are subject to change. Dealer prices may vary. Additional California fees required. See your dealer for details.

2 Based on tests conducted under lab conditions per U.S. E.P.A. test procedures. Mileage will vary depending on personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length and vehicle condition.

3 Hibrex and Flexten are registered trademarks of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

4 SHOWA and DUNLOP are registered trademarks of their respective owners.

5 Availability may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice.
 

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Freaking Glorified Sport Harleys... GROSS!!!!

:throwup:
 

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Glorified? I have a 00 X1 Lightning, 104hp@ the wheel, it is not a slouch by any means. (click the link in my sig for pics)

The new Buells are engeneering genius, gas tank in frame to lower center of gravity, oil tank in swing arm, again to lower gravity, and muffler under bike for even weight distribution.

As far as Im concerned, Honda, Suziki, and Kawasaki have been building the same crap for the past 15+years, Im glad to see the innovations, no matter if Harley is the one making them.
 

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Stack said:
Freaking Glorified Sport Harleys... GROSS!!!!

:throwup:


Yeah, that is what my friendly neighborhood Crotch Rocket riders used to think. The would smoke me block to block. They would even take me in the quarter by a little. But they couldn't take me in the twisties. These bikes are made to take corners at breakneck speeds and they do. Young kid up the block with a highly modified Suzuki GSXR, beautiful bike. Always wanted to race. Kept putting him off. Then one day I relented, but only if it were two races. One was to be a 1/4 mile on US 30. The other was to be on my favorite twisty road. He took me in the 1/4 by about 5 lengths. I took him on the twisty by over 1/4 mile. That bike was like a slot car. I miss that bike so much that I am getting a new one this year. Tired of cruisers.
 

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Hmmm...

Then why hasn't BUELL won ANYTHING!!!!!!!!!

Yeah made for the twisties if the other guy has no idea how to ride!!!

BUELL are CRAP and will continue to be CRAP. They are trying to cut into a market where the cannot be competitive. They have no styling, not enough power and cannot reach the limits like the new bikes in their market can.

Harley is coming to that gun fight with a freaking tooth pick.

Nuff said
 

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