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Buell XB9R Firebolt Specs

The Buell XB9R Firebolt model is a Sport bike manufactured by Buell . In this version sold from year 2002 , the dry weight is 175.0 kg (385.8 pounds) and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 92.00 HP (67.2 kW) @ 7200 RPM and a maximum torque of 92.20 Nm (9.4 kgf-m or 68.0 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Buell XB9R Firebolt is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Buell XB9R Firebolt have a  frame with front suspension being  and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 180/55-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Buell XB9R Firebolt braking system includes Single disc size 375 mm (14.8 inches) at the front and Single disc size 230 mm (9.1 inches) at the rear. 

Buell XB9R Firebolt General Information

Brand Buell 
Model Buell XB9R Firebolt 
Start year 2002 
Year 2002 
Category Sport 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Buell XB9R Firebolt Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,321 mm (52.0 inches) 
Seat Height 775 mm (30.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 127 mm (5.0 inches) 
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 180/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 375 mm (14.8 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 230 mm (9.1 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 175.0 kg (385.8 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.5257 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel 119 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel 127 mm (5.0 inches) 

Buell XB9R Firebolt Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Injection 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 984.00 ccm (60.04 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 88.9 x 79.4 mm (3.5 x 3.1 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 92.00 HP (67.2 kW) @ 7200 RPM 
Maximum torque 92.20 Nm (9.4 kgf-m or 68.0 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 XB9R Firebolt 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 XB9R Firebolt Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Buell XB9R Firebolt have?
The Buell XB9R Firebolt has 92.00 HP (67.2 kW) @ 7200 RPM.

How much does a Buell XB9R Firebolt weighs?
The Buell XB9R Firebolt weighs 175.0 kg (385.8 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Buell XB9R Firebolt?
The Buell XB9R Firebolt seat height is 775 mm (30.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Buell XB9R Firebolt have?
The Buell XB9R Firebolt have 5-speed gears.