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Buell Firebolt XB12R Specs

The Buell Firebolt XB12R model is a Sport bike manufactured by Buell . In this version sold from year 2008 , the dry weight is 179.2 kg (395.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 103.00 HP (75.2 kW) @ 6800 RPM and a maximum torque of 113.90 Nm (11.6 kgf-m or 84.0 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM . With this drive-train, the Buell Firebolt XB12R is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Buell Firebolt XB12R have a  frame with front suspension being 43 mm Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Showa coil-over monoshock with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 180/55-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Buell Firebolt XB12R braking system includes Single disc. 8-piston calipers size  at the front and Single disc. 2-piston calipers size 240 mm (9.4 inches) at the rear. 

Buell Firebolt XB12R General Information

Brand Buell 
Model Buell Firebolt XB12R 
Year 2008 
Year 2008 
Category Sport 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Buell Firebolt XB12R Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type  
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,321 mm (52.0 inches) 
Length 1,935 mm (76.2 inches) 
Width 716 mm (28.2 inches) 
Seat Height  
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 110 mm (4.4 inches) 
Trail size  
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 180/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Single disc. 8-piston calipers 
Rear brakes Single disc. 2-piston calipers 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 240 mm (9.4 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)  
Dry Weight 179.2 kg (395.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.5749 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.45 litres (3.82 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension 43 mm Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload 
Front Suspension Travel 120 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension Showa coil-over monoshock with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload 
Rear Suspension Travel 127 mm (5.0 inches) 

Buell Firebolt XB12R Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Injection. 49 mm down draft DDFI III fuel injection 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1202.88 ccm (73.40 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke  
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration OHV 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 103.00 HP (75.2 kW) @ 6800 RPM 
Maximum torque 113.90 Nm (11.6 kgf-m or 84.0 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Oil & air 
Lubrication system Dry-sump 
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with InterActive valve and mass-centralized mounting 
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Belt 
Clutch type Wet, multi-plate, compensated, reduced lever effort 

Buell Firebolt XB12R 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 Firebolt XB12R Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric