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Buell S3T Thunderbolt Specs

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The Buell S3T Thunderbolt model is a Touring bike manufactured by Buell . In this version sold from year 2002 , the dry weight is 211.0 kg (465.2 pounds) and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 101.00 HP (73.7 kW) @ 6000 RPM and a maximum torque of 122.04 Nm (12.4 kgf-m or 90.0 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Buell S3T Thunderbolt is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Buell S3T Thunderbolt has a frame with front suspension being and at the rear, it is equipped with . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 170/60-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Buell S3T Thunderbolt braking system includes Single disc size 340 mm (13.4 inches) at the front and Single disc size 230 mm (9.1 inches) at the back.

Buell S3T Thunderbolt General Information

Brand Buell 
Model Buell S3T Thunderbolt 
Start year 2002 
Year 2002 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Buell S3T Thunderbolt Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,397 mm (55.0 inches) 
Seat Height 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 132 mm (5.2 inches) 
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/60-ZR17 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 340 mm (13.4 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 230 mm (9.1 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 235.0 kg (518.1 pounds) 
Dry Weight 211.0 kg (465.2 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4787 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.40 litres (5.39 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.50 litres (0.40 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel 119 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel 117 mm (4.6 inches) 

Buell S3T Thunderbolt Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Injection 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1203.00 ccm (73.41 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 88.8 x 96.8 mm (3.5 x 3.8 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 101.00 HP (73.7 kW) @ 6000 RPM 
Maximum torque 122.04 Nm (12.4 kgf-m or 90.0 ft.lbs) @ 5500 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 S3T Thunderbolt Performance

Top Speed
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 S3T Thunderbolt Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Buell S3T Thunderbolt have?
The Buell S3T Thunderbolt has 101.00 HP (73.7 kW) @ 6000 RPM.

How much does a Buell S3T Thunderbolt weighs?
The Buell S3T Thunderbolt weighs 211.0 kg (465.2 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Buell S3T Thunderbolt?
The Buell S3T Thunderbolt seat height is 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Buell S3T Thunderbolt have?
The Buell S3T Thunderbolt have 5 gears.