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Buell S3 Thunderbolt Specs

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The Buell S3 Thunderbolt model is a Allround bike manufactured by Buell . In this version sold from year 1998 , the dry weight is 204.0 kg (449.7 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) @ 6000 RPM and a maximum torque of 107.00 Nm (10.9 kgf-m or 78.9 ft.lbs) @ 5400 RPM . With this drive-train, the Buell S3 Thunderbolt is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 210.0 km/h (130.5 mph) . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Buell S3 Thunderbolt 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 S3 Thunderbolt braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Single disc size  at the back. 

Buell S3 Thunderbolt General Information

Brand Buell 
Model Buell S3 Thunderbolt 
Start year 1998 
Year 1998 
Category Allround 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Buell S3 Thunderbolt 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 204.0 kg (449.7 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4216 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel

Buell S3 Thunderbolt 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) @ 6000 RPM 
Maximum torque 107.00 Nm (10.9 kgf-m or 78.9 ft.lbs) @ 5400 RPM 
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 S3 Thunderbolt Performance

Top Speed 210.0 km/h (130.5 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 S3 Thunderbolt Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Buell S3 Thunderbolt have?
The Buell S3 Thunderbolt has 86.00 HP (62.8 kW) @ 6000 RPM.

How fast is a Buell S3 Thunderbolt?
The Buell S3 Thunderbolt top speed is 210.0 km/h (130.5 mph).

How much does a Buell S3 Thunderbolt weighs?
The Buell S3 Thunderbolt weighs 204.0 kg (449.7 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Buell S3 Thunderbolt?
The Buell S3 Thunderbolt seat height is 749 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Buell S3 Thunderbolt have?
The Buell S3 Thunderbolt have 5 gears.