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Lightning LS-218 Specs

The Lightning LS-218 model is a Sport bike manufactured by Lightning . In this version sold from year 2018 , the dry weight is 224.5 kg (495.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a Electric motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 200.00 HP (146.0 kW)) @ 10500 RPM and a maximum torque of 227.81 Nm (23.2 kgf-m or 168.0 ft.lbs) . With this drive-train, the Lightning LS-218 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 350.8 km/h (218.0 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Lightning LS-218 have a  frame with front suspension being RaceTech fork, optionally Öhlins FGRT inverted fork. and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Öhlins TTX36 Shock and linkage system . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 190/55-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Lightning LS-218 braking system includes Double disc. Brembo radial-mount forged 4-piston calipers size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. Brembo radial calipers size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the rear. 

Lightning LS-218 General Information

Brand Lightning 
Model Lightning LS-218 
Start year 2018 
Year 2018 
Category Sport 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Lightning LS-218 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Seat Height 813 mm (32.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details Forged aluminum 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 190/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc. Brembo radial-mount forged 4-piston calipers 
Rear brakes Single disc. Brembo radial calipers 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 224.5 kg (495.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.8907 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension RaceTech fork, optionally Öhlins FGRT inverted fork. 
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension Öhlins TTX36 Shock and linkage system 
Rear Suspension Travel

Lightning LS-218 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Electric 
Engine details IPM liquid cooled electric motor 
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity
Bore x Stroke
Compression Ratio
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 200.00 HP (146.0 kW)) @ 10500 RPM 
Maximum torque 227.81 Nm (23.2 kgf-m or 168.0 ft.lbs) 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type
Driveline No transmission. Direct drive motor. 

Lightning LS-218 Performance

Top Speed 350.8 km/h (218.0 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

Lightning LS-218 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Lightning LS-218 have?
The Lightning LS-218 has 200.00 HP (146.0 kW)) @ 10500 RPM.

How fast is a Lightning LS-218?
The Lightning LS-218 top speed is 350.8 km/h (218.0 mph).

How much does a Lightning LS-218 weighs?
The Lightning LS-218 weighs 224.5 kg (495.0 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Lightning LS-218?
The Lightning LS-218 seat height is 813 mm (32.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.