2010 Buell XB9SX Lightning
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2010 Buell XB9SX Lightning Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelBuell XB9SX Lightning
Price as newUS$ 8999. MSRP depends on country, taxes, accessories, etc.

Engine and transmission

Displacement983.3 ccm (60.00 cubic inches)
Engine typeV2, four-stroke
Power92.0 HP (67.2 kW) @ 7500 RPM
Torque94.9 Nm (9.7 kgf-m or 70.0 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM
Bore x stroke88.9 x 79.4 mm (3.5 x 3.1 inches)
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel systemInjection. 45 mm down draft DDFI 3 injection
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Cooling systemOil & air
Transmission typeBelt (final drive)
ClutchWet, multi-plate, compensated
Exhaust systemTuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with mass-centralised mounting

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeBlack aluminium frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame
Rake (fork angle)21.0°
Trail84 mm (3.3 inches)
Front suspension43 mm Showa inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Front wheel travel120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear suspensionShowa coil-over monoshock with remote, under-seat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear wheel travel129 mm (5.1 inches)
Front tire120/70-ZR17
Rear tire180/55-ZR17
Front brakesSingle disc. ZTL™ brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper; 375 mm, single-sided, inside-out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Diameter375 mm (14.8 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Two-piston, direct mount caliper; stainless steel, fixed rotor
Diameter240 mm (9.4 inches)
Dry weight177.0 kg (390.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.5198 HP/kg
Seat height765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length1935 mm (76.2 inches)
Overall width754 mm (29.7 inches)
Ground clearance110 mm (4.4 inches)
Wheelbase1321 mm (52.0 inches)
Fuel capacity14.45 litres (3.82 US gallons)
Oil capacity2.40 litres (2.54 US quarts)
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