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Buell Lightning XB9S Specs

The Buell Lightning XB9S model is a Naked bike bike manufactured by Buell . In this version sold from year 2004 , the dry weight is 175.0 kg (385.8 pounds) and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 84.20 HP (61.5 kW) @ 7400 RPM and a maximum torque of 85.60 Nm (8.7 kgf-m or 63.1 ft.lbs) @ 5600 RPM . With this drive-train, the Buell Lightning XB9S is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Buell Lightning XB9S have a Aluminium Frame with Uniplanar powertrain vibration isolation system frame with front suspension being Showa inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Showa shock absorber 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 Lightning XB9S braking system includes Single disc size 375 mm (14.8 inches) at the front and Single disc size 240 mm (9.4 inches) at the rear. 

Buell Lightning XB9S General Information

Brand Buell 
Model Buell Lightning XB9S 
Year 2004 
Year 2004 
Category Naked bike 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Buell Lightning XB9S Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Aluminium Frame with Uniplanar powertrain vibration isolation system 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,320 mm (52.0 inches) 
Length 1,924 mm (75.7 inches) 
Width 831 mm (32.7 inches) 
Height 1,232 mm (48.5 inches) 
Seat Height 765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 127 mm (5.0 inches) 
Trail size 83 mm (3.3 inches) 
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 240 mm (9.4 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 : 0.4811 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension Showa inverted fork with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload 
Front Suspension Travel 120 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension Showa shock absorber with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload 
Rear Suspension Travel 127 mm (5.0 inches) 

Buell Lightning XB9S Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, 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 96.8 mm (3.5 x 3.8 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration OHV 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 84.20 HP (61.5 kW) @ 7400 RPM 
Maximum torque 85.60 Nm (8.7 kgf-m or 63.1 ft.lbs) @ 5600 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  
Driveline  

Buell Lightning XB9S 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  
Emissions  

Buell Lightning XB9S Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type  
Instruments  
Lights