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2009 Buell Firebolt® XB12R

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2009 Sport


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2009 Buell Firebolt® XB12R

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2009 Buell Firebolt® XB12R Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,995.00
Dealers Buell Dealers
Warranty  24
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  103 / 76.8
Horsepower RPM  6800
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  84 / 113.9
Torque RPM  6500
Cooling  Air / Oil
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  88.9 / 3.5
Stroke (mm/in)  96.8 / 3.81
Displacement (cc/ci)  1203 / 73.4
Compression Ratio  10.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  65 / 48
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  3.6 / 4.9
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  49
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.65 / 1.89 / 1.41 / 1.17 / 1
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.41
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5.5
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Pirelli®
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Diablo Corsa III 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Diablo Corsa III 180/55 ZR17
Brake Brand Name  ZTL™
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  14.8 / 375
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  4.7 / 120
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Front Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5.1 / 129
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.35
Width (in/mm)  28.1 / 715
Height (in/mm)  43.3 / 1099.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  52 / 1320
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.4 / 110
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  4.2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  395 / 179
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  379 / 172
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  850 / 386
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.8 / 14.5
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.75 / 2.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  3.05
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  30.5 / 775
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Seat Tail Cover  Standard
Frame  Aluminum
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Service Reminder  Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  USA
Parent Company  Buell
Display Name  Firebolt® XB12R
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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died and went to heaven xb12r
By john moore(Owner), Jun. 19, 2009
Bought a white xb12r just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in mid June 09.Left the dealership in a south direction over the Bridge turned right to Rt1 south and spent several days on Rt1 all the way to Mexico.Im 5'10" 210 57

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