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Make ModelBuell XB12Scg Lightning
Engine: Air cooled, 45° V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve. hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.
Bore x Stroke: 88.9 x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Induction: 49 mm downdraft DDFI II fuel injection
Ignition / Starting: – / electric
Max Power: 103 hp @ 6800 rpm
Max Torque: 84 ft-lb @ 6000 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 5 Speed / chain
Frame: Aluminium Frame: with Uniplanar™ Powertrain vibration isolation system
Front Suspension: Showa inverted forks compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload adjustable, 120mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Showa coil-over monoshock, remote underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload, 127mm wheel travel
Front Brakes: ZTL type brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper, 375 mm single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Rear Brakes: Single 240mm disc 1 piston floating caliper
Front Tire: : 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire: : 180/55 ZR17
Seat Height726 mm
Dry-Weight: 179 kg
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres
CG stands for center of gravity, and the Lightning XB12Scg keeps it low with a reshaped seat and lowered front and Rear Suspension: that reduces the seat height to 28.6 inches. It’s all accomplished with no compromise to handling or performance.
What’s New on Lightning for 2008
Updates to both the 1203 Thunderstorm V-Twin and 984 Thunderstorm V-Twin Engine: enhance performance and reduce maintenance cost (see separate Thunderstorm release for details).