Buell XR9SX Lightning City X Black

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Make ModelBuell XR9SX Lightning CityX Black
Year: 2009
Engine: Air cooled, 45° V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve. hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 984
Bore x Stroke: 88.9 x 79.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 10:1
Induction: Digital Fuel Injection
Ignition / Starting: Electronic / electric
Max Power: 92 hp 67.1 kW @ 7200 rpm
Max Torque: 97 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 5 Speed / Kevlar belt
Front Suspension: Showa upside-down forks, adjustable for preload, compression & rebound damping
Rear Suspension: Showa shock absorber, adjustable for preload, compression & rebound damping
Front Brakes: ZTL-type brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper, 375 mm single sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Rear Brakes: Single 230mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tire: : 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire: : 180/55 ZR17
Seat Height764 mm
Dry-Weight: 177 kg
Fuel Capacity: (res)14 Litres (2.6L)
Consumption average37 mp/g
Standing ¼ Mile 12.7 sec
Top Speed206 km/h

The Buell Lightning CityX XB9SX is now available in a new, all-black paintjob, with blue and cherry-red being the other colour available for 2009. The Engine: is the same air-cooled, fuel-injected 948cc v-twin as before, that makes 80 horsepower at 7,500rpm and 79Nm of torque at 4,500 revs.

The usual Buell bits are all there – Intuitive Response Chassis (IRC) that’s made of aluminium, Zero Torsional Load (ZTL) braking system that comprises a single 375mm rotor mounted to the front wheel’s perimeter, with six-piston callipers, fully adjustable 43mm Showa USD fork and fully adjustable monoshock, underslung exhaust for mass centralisation, six-spoke 17-inch cast aluminium wheels shod with Pirelli Scorpion Sync tyres, and belt drive which, according to Buell, never needs replacing, maintenance or adjustments of any kind.

The CityX XB9SX weighs 177kg dry and with its upright 764 mm seating position and wide, flat handlebars, the bike is ideal for street riding.
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