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2008 Buell Lightning® Super TT XB12STT

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2008 Buell Lightning® Super TT XB12STT

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2008 Buell Lightning® Super TT XB12STT Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $10,295.00
Dealers Buell Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Thunderstorm®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  103 / 76.9
Horsepower RPM  6800
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  84 / 114
Torque RPM  6000
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
Speed Governor  No
Transmission:  
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)  Pirelli Scorpion Sync 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli Scorpion Sync 180/55 ZR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  14.8 / 375
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.6 / 143
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)  5.6 / 143
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.82
Width (in/mm)  32.3 / 820
Wheelbase (in/mm)  54 / 1372
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.5 / 140
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  400 / 181
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  380 / 172
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  850 / 386
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.4 / 16.7
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.83 / 3.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  3.01
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.4 / 798
Number Of Seats  1
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  Yes
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  Yes
Heel Guards  Yes
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Unlimited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2007
Parent Company  Buell
Display Name  Lightning® Super TT XB12STT
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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By Ken(Owner), Jan. 25, 2010
I had this bike for a year now. Only put 800 miles on it,bad weather all summer. It is very easy to ride and ride well at 400 lbs it feels even lighter at speed, it turns well into corners and stays there. The Buell engines have power of power to power out of any corner. it's just a very fun bike. I... Read Full Review

 

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