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Buell S1 Lightning Specs

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The Buell S1 Lightning model is a Naked bike manufactured by Buell . In this version sold from year 1997 , the dry weight is 193.0 kg (425.5 pounds) and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 86.00 HP (62.8 kW) and a maximum torque of 107.00 Nm (10.9 kgf-m or 78.9 ft.lbs) . With this drive-train, the Buell S1 Lightning is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 200.0 km/h (124.3 mph) . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Buell S1 Lightning has a frame with front suspension being and at the rear, it is equipped with . Stock tire sizes are on the front, and on the rear. As for stopping power, the Buell S1 Lightning braking system includes Single disc size at the front and Single disc size at the back.

Buell S1 Lightning General Information

Brand Buell 
Model Buell S1 Lightning 
Start year 1997 
Year 1997 
Category Naked bike 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Buell S1 Lightning Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Seat Height 749 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 193.0 kg (425.5 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4456 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel

Buell S1 Lightning Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1203.00 ccm (73.41 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke
Compression Ratio
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 86.00 HP (62.8 kW) 
Maximum torque 107.00 Nm (10.9 kgf-m or 78.9 ft.lbs) 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Belt 
Clutch type

Buell S1 Lightning Performance

Top Speed 200.0 km/h (124.3 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency
CO2 emissions

Buell S1 Lightning Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Buell S1 Lightning have?
The Buell S1 Lightning has 86.00 HP (62.8 kW).

How fast is a Buell S1 Lightning?
The Buell S1 Lightning top speed is 200.0 km/h (124.3 mph).

How much does a Buell S1 Lightning weighs?
The Buell S1 Lightning weighs 193.0 kg (425.5 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Buell S1 Lightning?
The Buell S1 Lightning seat height is 749 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Buell S1 Lightning have?
The Buell S1 Lightning have 5 gears.