Buell Lightning CityX XB12SX, 2010
Europe MSRP: starting at £7,640
- Length2 1985 mm
- Seat Height3 765 mm
- Overall Width4 831 mm
- Ground Clearance2 110 mm
- Rake at Steering Head (°) 21
- Fork Angle (°) 21
- Trail 84 mm
- Wheelbase 1320 mm
- Fuel Capacity 14.5 l
- Oil Capacity5 2.4 l
- Dry Weight 179 kg
- Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 386 kg
- Load Capacity 173 kg
- Engine Thunderstorm air/oil/fan-cooled, 4-stroke, 45° V-Twin
- Displacement 1203 cc
- Bore 88.9 mm
- Stroke 96.8 mm
- Engine Torque (EU Standard EC95/1) 104 Nm / 77 ft. lbs.
- Engine Torque RPM (EU Standard EC95/1) 5500
- Horsepower (EU Standard EC95/1) 93 hp / 94 PS / 69 kW
- Horsepower RPM (EU Standard EC95/1) 7000
- Compression Ratio 10.0:1
- Mileage per US EPA Urban N/A
- Mileage per US EPA Highway N/A
- Intake Zero-resistance airbox
- Primary Drive Type Chain
- Primary Drive Ratio 1.500:1 (57/38)
- Secondary Drive Type7
- Constant path, 14 mm pitch aramid-reinforced Goodyear® Hibrex® belt with Flexten® Plus technology
- Secondary Drive Member Pitch Length (# of Teeth or # of Links) 128
- Secondary Drive Ratio 2.407:1 (65/27)
- Transmission 5-speed, helical gear
- 1st 2.65
- 2nd 1.89
- 3rd 1.41
- 4th 1.17
- 5th 1.00
- 6th N/A
- Front Brake ZTL² brake
- Front Rotor and Caliper Configuration 8-piston, fixed caliper
- Front Rotor Size, OD 375 mm, single sided, inside-out, stainless steel, floating disc
- Number of Front Brake Rotors 1
- Rear Rotor and Caliper Configuration Single piston, floating caliper; stainless steel, fixed disc
- Rear Rotor Size, OD 240 mm
- Rear Shock Showa coil-over monoshock with remote under-seat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping, and spring preload
- Front Fork Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping, and spring preload
- Front Fork Slider Tube Diameter 43 mm
- Fork Lock Availability (true or false) True
- Suspension Travel: Front 120 mm
- Suspension Travel: Rear 129 mm
- Lean Angle: Soft Contact, Degrees Left 42°
- Lean Angle: Soft Contact, Degrees Right 42°
- Lean Angle: Hard Contact, Degrees Left 48°
- Lean Angle: Hard Contact, Degrees Right 50°
- Frame Black aluminium frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame
- Swingarm Cast aluminium swingarm with detachable brace. Oil in swingarm.
- Tyre Brand and Model, Front Pirelli® Scorpion® Sync ® T
- Tyre Brand and Model, Rear Pirelli® Scorpion® Sync ® T
- Tyre Size Designator, Front 120/70 ZR-17
- Tyre Size Designator, Rear 180/55 ZR-17
- Wheel Type, Front 6-spoke, ZTL™ cast aluminium
- Wheel Type, Rear 6-spoke, cast aluminium
- Wheel Size, Front 17" x 3.5"
- Wheel Size, Rear 17" x 5.5"
- Battery Sealed Lead Acid, maintenance-free, 12-volt, 12 amp-hour (per Battery Council International rating), 200 cca.
- Charging 30-amp, permanent magnet, single-phase alternator with solid-state regulator (405W @3000 rpm, 405W peak)
- Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
- Headlamps Twin Quartz Halogen [H7] 55-watt low beam, 55-watt high beam
- Tail/Stop Lights 5W / 21W
- Turn Signal Lights 10W manual canceling
- License Plate Light 5W
Instruments Electronic speedometer, tachometer, odometer; dual tripmeter; high beam, neutral, oil, low fuel (plus, odometer shows miles traveled on reserve), turn signal and engine diagnostic indicator lamps; clock
2 Year, unlimited mileage warranty (Europe); 1 Year Buell Assistance roadside assistance (Europe)
Colours Valencia Orange Translucent; Hero Blue Translucent
Frame Phantom Metallic
Wheels Villain Black
1. Buell reserves the right to discontinue models or change specifications at any time without incurring any obligations. Vehicle specifications may vary from country to country depending on local laws. Some models are not available in certain countries.
2. Unladen, wet configuration (no rider, all fluids).
3. Laden, wet configuration (design rider, all fluids).
4. Without mirrors.
5. Oil capacity at oil change, with filter.
7. Hibrex and Flexten are registered trademarks of Goodyear Technologies, Inc.
8. Bottomed-out configuration (100% suspension compression).
9. Please refer to motorcycle owner's manual for warranty details.